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Functional Electrical Stimulation in restoration and support of gait

International FES Centre® (Nottwil, Switzerland) and online via Zoom

17 + 18 November 2023

The course is carried out in a hybrid form. Depending on the applicable health guidelines, a limited number of participants can take part in the International FES Centre® in the Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil. The number of online participants via Zoom is unlimited. Official regulations will determine whether the event will be able to take place on site in Nottwil. If it is not possible to hold the event in Nottwil, the course will be held completely online. The SPC will not cover any travel or hotel costs that may already have been booked.

Accreditation: Credits are requested
Length of time: 2 days
Format: Physical and online
Target audience: Physicians working in the fields of neurology, rehabilitation, pediatrics and general medicine; Physiotherapists, occupational therapists, sports therapists and human movement scientists working in the clinical or private practice settings who are treating patients with gait-related disorders of various etiologies
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Updated on 24 April 2023

Reference: IFESS_Career_002

Title of the Career Opportunity: Specialist Physiotherapist (in the UK)

Status: Closed

This is an exciting opportunity to join the FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation) OML team at the, National Clinical FES Centre in Salisbury. We seek to recruit a neuro-physiotherapist who wishes to develop a speciality in neurological rehabilitation and the application of functional electrical stimulation (FES). The successful applicant will provide therapy clinical input to both adult and paediatric patients.

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The service provides FES for clients with neurological impairment and functional limitations due to conditions such as stroke, MS, PD, SCI, CP and HSP and includes the application of FES for upper and lower limb management as well as other specialist applications. The successful applicant will also provide assistance with the PD Warrior exercise classes and may to run the classes following the necessary training courses. Clients are both NHS and privately funded.
The post holder will assist in the delivery of training and mentorship to internal and external FES clinicians through OML FES accreditation courses (both face to face and on-line); conferences and exhibitions. They will also be involved in promotion of FES, showcasing OML’s products and services and will become an advocate FES as a valuable adjunct in the management of patients with neurological conditions to optimise wellbeing, independence and quality of life. The post offers good opportunities for continuing professional development and will provide opportunities to assist with the research, development and assessment of new FES techniques and introducing them into clinical service. The post is eligible for OML’s profit sharing scheme. The post will involve occasional travel within the UK.

Please apply via the jobs NHS web page

Contact Data: Paul Taylor,

Location: OML, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK

Closing date: 7 Nov 2022

Latest modification: 1 Nov 2022

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Reference: IFESS_Career_003

Faculty Positions Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Reader Level (Assistant – Associate Professor)

Status: Closed

Salary: Grade 7/8/9: £37,474 – £42,155 / £46,047 – £53,353 / £54,949 – £61,823 per annum
We are seeking to appoint outstanding academics in all five divisions. Specifically in our Division of Biomedical Engineering this includes the broad areas of neurotechnologies, rehabilitation, organoid technologies, diagnostic sensors and technologies applied to quantum biology. Example research areas include bioengineering tools, novel biomaterials to develop in vitro models of health and disease, regenerative medicine, nanomaterials, neuroprostheses, brain-computer interface, implantable devices, movement analysis and control, (soft)robotics, and advanced bioimaging (from cells to body).

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The James Watt School of Engineering (JWSE) at the University of Glasgow is an energetic and growing international centre of excellence for engineering research and teaching. The School leads research in Autonomous Systems & Connectivity (including Aerospace); Biomedical Engineering; Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering; Infrastructure and Environment; and Systems, Power and Energy. We have in the region of 170 academics and 190 researchers supported by approximately 70 technicians and 40 professional services staff. Currently, we have ~500 research students working towards doctorates.
The James Watt School of Engineering hosts fundamental research that is developed with the ambition to lead to industrial and academic impact. We expect the successful academics to complement and synergise with existing activities and to develop a network of collaborations locally (across the School of Engineering and the University) as well as to liaise with industry to translate their research to the highest impact.

Location: University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Closing date: 13 Nov 2022

Latest modification: 1 Nov 2022

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