Sunday, May 29, 2022

orthotics technician needed

Daniel Ferris

Univeristy of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center Ann Arbor, MI

Fabrication and repair of custom AFO’s and KAFO’s, and some protheses.
Additional duties as experience and interest allow: Integration of robotics technology, computer programming and gait analysis. Operate machinery such as drill presses, cutters, grinders, lathes and polishers.

NOTE: This position will be employed to primarily work within a grant from the Department of Kinesiology in fabricating research-designed orthoses.
The current end date for the grant is 7/31/06. If renewed, the position could continue for an additional 4-5 years. Also, this position is located at 2850 S. Industrial Hwy., Suite 400 in Ann Arbor, under the aspects of the UMOPC.

Must have experience with carbon fiber lamination and interest in cutting edge research on new orthotics and prosthetics technology. Courses in shopwork in metal and plastics are desirable. Completion of a one year course in the construction and repair of orthoses/prostheses or equivalent experience is desirable.

Please forward a resume and cover letter to Dan Ferris ([email protected]).

Dan Ferris, Ph.D.
Human Neuromechanics Laboratory
Department of Movement Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan

mailing address:
Dan Ferris
Division of Kinesiology
3060C CCRB
401 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214

e-mail: [email protected]
phone: (734) 647-6878
fax: (734) 936-1925


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