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D'andrea, Susan
01-09-2001, 02:39 AM
Faculty Position, School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Barry University,
Miami Shores, Florida

Position Announcement
Faculty Position, School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Barry University,
Miami Shores, Florida

Position Announcement
Assistant/Associate Professor of Biomechanics
Director of Research


The School of Graduate Medical Sciences at Barry University is seeking
applicants for a faculty position in biomechanics. The School offers degree
programs in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery (DPM) and a Master of Clinical
Medical Science (M.C.M.Sc.) and a Physician Assistant Certificate through
the Physician Assistant Program. Additionally, the School of Graduate
Medical Sciences has recently established the Center for Applied
Biomechanics and Motion Analysis. The Center is equipped with
three-dimensional gait analysis equipment designed for both clinical and
research applications.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering,
biomechanics, kinesiology or related field with an interest in the study of
human movement. Candidates will be expected to head the Center for Applied
Biomechanics and Motion Analysis and further develop it as a clinical gait
analysis laboratory in conjunction with the podiatric physicians on staff
and as a research center for the School. Candidates are also expected to
contribute to the education of students through teaching the Basic Research
Methods course. Additional administrative duties will encompass supervising
research projects within the school and assisting faculty, residents and
students with individual research projects including design and statistical
analyses. Expertise with high-speed video motion capture systems is
required along with knowledge of biomechanical instrumentation.
Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funds is beneficial.

Graduate students nearing completion, postdoctoral fellows or current
faculty members are welcome to apply. Consideration of candidates will
begin immediately. Applicants should send a letter of interest including a
statement of research goals, objectives and accomplishments, a complete
cirriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references
to:

Chet Evans, D.P.M.
Associate Vice President and Dean
School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Barry University
11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, FL 33161

Questions should be directed to Dr. Susan D'Andrea at
sdandrea@mail.barry.edu or (305) 893 -
9302.

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