Gait Assessment Laboratory Technician
The MSk Lab moved into the Sir Michael Uren Building in White City at the beginning of 2020. The Lab is in need of a Gait Assessment Laboratory Technician who will support students and staff. You will provide technical support related to study implementation, troubleshooting and repair. In addition to providing technical support, this role also includes the supervision and maintenance of the Department’s undergraduate motion analysis...
Job listing information
- Reference MED01994
- Date posted 23 October 2020
- Closing date 24 November 2020
The MSk Lab moved into the Sir Michael Uren Building in White City at the beginning of 2020. The Lab is in need of a Gait Assessment Laboratory Technician who will support students and staff. You will provide technical support related to study implementation, troubleshooting and repair. In addition to providing technical support, this role also includes the supervision and maintenance of the Department’s undergraduate motion analysis laboratory. You will provide troubleshooting and interfacing support for researchers working with gait equipment across the Centre and will act as a general technical resource for all motion analysis hardware, including testing equipment.
Duties and responsibilities
If successful in this role you will be expected to provide technical support and advice to staff and students involved with the MSk Lab focusing on optical motion tracking and associated equipment in the lab, integrate custom-built hardware / software with commercial data acquisition and control systems. In addition, you will be expected to facilitate software development associated with instrument and data acquisition systems including motion analysis and force measurement systems and interfacing of instruments with computer control systems.
You should hold, at least, a MSc or MEng in Biomedical Engineering, have experience of working with and supervising motion capture systems and programming experience in LabVIEW, Matlab or C/C++.
This role is offered on a full time, fixed term basis for 3 years.
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