The Research Assistant will provide research support for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Duties will include but are not limited to experimental design and testing, data analysis, and manuscript and grant preparation of biomechanical experiments for orthopaedics-related projects. This person will be supervised by Assistant Professor, Dr. Erin Mannen. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, the Research Assistant will receive a $2,000 research/travel budget. This position will supervise 1-3 research staff who assist in data processing and collections.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Discussing hypotheses and objectives with supervisor, other laboratory personnel, and clinicians; determination of key variables, primary and alternative methodologies; ensuring the application of scientific rigor and reproducibility for interpretation, including proper statistical validation. Function serves to achieve broad research goals, including dissemination of findings. Analysis of motion, force plate, and EMG data using Visual3D, Matlab, and Excel. Includes statistical analyses, data presentation and interpretation, and grant writing.
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, mechanical or biomedical engineering, biology, chemistry, or a subfield of these; plus three (3) years in a biomedical research laboratory.