Sunday, May 29, 2022

orthotics technician needed

Daniel Ferris

ORTHOTICS/PROSTHETICS TECHNICIAN I
Univeristy of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center Ann Arbor, MI

DUTIES:
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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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]).

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Dan Ferris, Ph.D.
Human Neuromechanics Laboratory
Department of Movement Science
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~ferrisdp/

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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