The Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory (NREL) within the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering invites applications for a Biomechanics Specialist to help evaluation of assistive devices used on patients with lower limb disabilities.
- A MS degree in Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering, or Sport Science with focus on biomechanical analysis or a BS degree with more than 2 years hands-on experience
- Hands on experience in motion capture, biomechanical data analysis, and statistics.
- Comfortable to work in a supporting role or a leading role in a team environment
- Ability to effectively interact and communicate with a diverse team of individuals from across the organization including researchers, medicine personnel, students, and patients.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with patients with disabilities
- Experience with Marker-based Motion Capture Systems, Visual3d, and metabolic measurement
- Programming skills (MATLAB, C++, LabVIEW etc.)
- Previous publications
- Assist daily operations of the lab, to include providing direct assistance to lab personnel in the preparation, testing, operation, and maintenance of all laboratory equipment.
- Play both the leading and supporting roles in biomechanical analysis efforts, including motion capture and data analysis.
- Report results, and recommendations to enable interpretation and application for improved product design
- Assist with supervision, training, and mentoring of interns and students
- Engage other lab duties, such as patient recruitment and IRB protocol development
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about our research, please visit our lab website https://nrel.web.unc.edu
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