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Research Assistant - Human Performance at the University of Oregon

Research Assistant
22 Apr 2021
22 Apr 2021
Eugene, OR
United States
University of Oregon

We are currently seeking applications for a Research Assistant at the University of Oregon, focused on Human Performance. This is a new position within a vibrant group of research staff, graduate students, post-docs and faculty in biomechanics and applied physiology, all working in association with the Bowerman Sports Science Center, housed inside the new Hayward Field athletic facility. Additionally you will work in frequent collaboration with bioengineering faculty in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

The ideal candidate will have an M.S. in biomechanics, mechanical engineering, physiology, sport science, or related academic field, with specific experience in one or more of the following areas:

- 3D Motion Analysis (optical, electromagnetic, dynamic CT, flouroscopy, or other imaging modality)

- Wearable Sensors (IMUs, EMG, GPS, etc.)

- Biomechanical Modeling (inverse and/or forward dynamics, finite element, tissue remodeling, multiscale, etc.)

- Machine Learning and Database Management

- Programming in Matlab, Python, Labview or similar


Required application materials include: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a CV, and 3) contact information for three professional references. In your letter of interest, be sure to mention Human Performance and the Bowerman Sports Science Center.

For more specifics and to begin the application process, the following link will guide you to an 'Open Pool' career opportunity portal:

Review of applications will occur on a rolling basis, with a desired start date sometime in July or August of this year. If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Mike Hahn (