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Exponent Biomechanics Associate IMU/Motion Capture Ph.D. in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today.  Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world.  We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.\ We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts with degrees from top programs at over 500 universities.  At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting.  You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects.  We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!\ Key statistics:\ 1100+ Team members\ 900+ Consultants\ 550+ Ph.D.s\ 30+ Offices globally\ We are currently seeking a Biomechanics Associate - IMU/Motion Capture for our  Practice in Farmington Hills, MI.  In this role you will work as part of a team supporting both our rapidly advancing initiatives informing real-world data driven product-consumer insights. This role will involve developing and conducting experimental studies and/or computational analyses to evaluate human/product interactions with tasks that include deriving, analyzing, and interpreting complex data from a variety of sources. You will be required to analyze and interpret data and create technical presentations or reports which will be used to inform product decisions.\ You will be responsible for:\ Designing and executing human experiments to quantify and interpret human movement data in real world environments\ Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data using advanced motion capture and physiologic signal techniques, including IMUs, multi-camera motion capture systems, etc.\ Processing, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on complex largescale wearable-technology data outputs\ Writing proposals to initiate and/or support new opportunities in the human performance technology sector (e.g. clinical, military, consumer products, sports)\ Researching and reviewing relevant scientific journals, publications, and testing and then analyzing and synthesizing technical biomechanical issues involving kinematics, dynamics, mechanisms of injury, and human tolerance\ Clearly communicating findings via written reports and presentations\ Demonstrating the ability to synthesize technical information into an easily understood format suitable for presenting to technical and non-technical audiences\ You will be working in a small team environment within the larger company-wide Biomechanics Practice, and as such, you will be expected to actively create and pursue opportunities to develop a positive workflow.  While balancing the demands of project work, you will be expected to participate in original research, publish papers in technical journals, and present findings at conferences.\ You will have the following skills and qualifications:\ Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Movement Science, Kinesiology, Physical Therapy, or a related field\ Demonstrated experience in study design and associated statistical analyses\ Experience in using wearable technologies to quantify human motion/performance in various settings\ Prior experience using and interpreting data from IMUs and traditional camera-based motion capture technology is desirable\ Experience in computational programming (e.e., Python, MATLAB), with a