The Movement Analysis and Translational Science Laboratory at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science is accepting applications for a research assistant. We are seeking an individual interested in investigating the relationship between biomechanics and functional outcomes in people with foot and ankle pathology. The current project is a multidisciplinary study funded by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintaining laboratory and relevant laboratory equipment
Coordinate study and laboratory needs
Assist in experimental set up and data acquisition
Data management, analyses, reduction and synthesis
Report generation and manuscript preparation

Education, Skills, & Experience:

Bachelor's or master's degree in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, or equivalent degree is required. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Must be willing to learn additional programs for data analysis. Familiarity with motion capture / analysis, inverse dynamic calculations, MATLAB, and basic research/statistical methodology is preferred. A minimum of one year of rehabilitation related research experience is also preferred.

This position is 30 hours / week with benefits. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested, please contact Frank DiLiberto at

Frank DiLiberto PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064