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Lab Assistant

Company: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Title:
Lab Assistant

Department:
Bio-Medical Engineering

Reports To:
Assistant Professor, Bio-Medical Engineering

Position Type:
Staff

Position Summary:
We
are seeking a motivated person to join our multidisciplinary lab conducting
research on human movement and sports performance. They will work with
patient populations and athletes to recruit and conduct motion capture
experiments. The
Life Sciences Motion Capture Lab at NJIT conducts a broad range of research
projects related to human movement (https://coreresearchlab.com/). This
position is a great opportunity for a driven person to gain research-based
experience in the study of human movement and sports injuries.

Essential Functions:
The
purpose of this work is to evaluate human performance and minimize sports
injuries through longitudinal analyses. They will be expected to lead one or
more projects that include coordinating with human subjects to conduct motion
capture experiments, analyzing the data, and presenting study results to the
research team. This
position includes numerous opportunities for professional growth and
development, including hands-on research, training in a multidisciplinary
lab, project management, faculty mentorship, public speaking through weekly
research meetings and conference presentations, and peer-reviewed journal
publications.

Prerequisite Qualifications:
- MS in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline.
- Interested in studying human movement and sports injuries.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be exempted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Proficiency in programming languages (Matlab, Python, C, C++).
- Experience with wearable sensors (heart rate sensors, inertial measurement units, etc.).

FLSA:
Non-Exempt
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Keywords: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark , Lab Assistant, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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