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Motion Analysis Clinical Researcher - Post Doctoral

Last Updated:
June 01, 2017

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
Motion Analysis Clinical Researcher - Post Doctoral

St. Paul, MN

Join a world-renowned organization as a Motion Analysis Clinical Researcher! This postdoctoral position will be involved in developing and conducting long term clinical outcomes research projects for individuals with cerebral palsy, as well as other clinical and technical research projects in the gait lab. Clinical expertise will be combined with research insight to gather relevant data. This position will provide clinical and research expertise for development, completion, and implementation of department research.

This position will conduct independent research, publish research in peer-reviewed journals, present research at scientific meetings, organize research teams, and other duties as assigned.

Please note: This is a 2-year grant funded position.


• Doctorate in physical therapy, kinesiology, human movement analysis, or related field

• Expertise in clinical research and gait analysis

• Able to collect and process gait data

• History of peer reviewed publications

• Familiarity with normal gait and pathological gait patterns


• Experience with MATLAB

• Demonstrated ability to perform and interpret results of kinematic, kinetic, fine wire EMG, surface EMG, physical assessment and other areas pertinent to gait analysis.

To be considered for this position, resumes should be submitted online through at our website and search for requisition #7041

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is an independent pediatric hospital specializing in treating children who have complex conditions, rare disorders and traumatic injuries. Gillette providers treat patients - including adults who have conditions that began during childhood - who have medical needs that are often too complex for most other health care providers. We're different because of our focus. We center our care on conditions affecting the musculoskeletal and neurological systems. We also partner with Regions Hospital to operate Minnesota’s first Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.

In addition to our 60-bed hospital, we have eight primary clinic or hub locations, 11 outreach sites and one adult clinic. We serve more than 25,000 patients each year.

Our reach is local, national and global. Annually we serve patients from all Minnesota counties, nearly all 50 U. S. states and more than 10 countries.

Gillette is a Twin Cities Top Workplace and a National Top Workplace. We offer competitive pay, a strong benefits package and flexible schedules. Plus we give employees something that sets us apart: a chance to take part in our mission. Come to work for Gillette, and you’ll improve the lives of countless children and adults who have disabilities or complex medical conditions.



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