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Norkus, Susan Prof.
02-12-2004, 03:15 AM
Director of Biomechanics Laboratory

The Director of the Biomechanics Laboratory will be responsible for the
administration of a new, state-of-the-art laboratory that serves
students in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training

The Lab includes an eight camera real-time motion analysis system, two
force plates and a 16 channel real-time Noraxon EMG system. Candidates
must have significant experience with this equipment and the integration
of associated software packages. The primary role of the director will
be to work closely with the university faculty in the development of
educational materials related to biomechanics. In addition the Director
will teach two courses per semester in the Department of Physical
Therapy, where his/her academic appointment will reside.

Qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. in Biomechanics or
related field and a minimum of 5 years of work experience in a
Biomechanics Lab. ABD will be considered. This full-time, 12 month,
tenure-track position is available July 1, 2004.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three
letters of reference to Edward Tantorski, Chair of the Department of
Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, Quinnipiac University,
Hamden, CT 06518. The application review process will begin February
23, 2004 and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian
institution located in Hamden, Connecticut, 90 minutes north of New York
City and 2 hours from Boston. The University has 275 full-time faculty,
and enrolls 5,000 full-time undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students in
more than 60 programs of study in Business, Health Sciences, Law,
Liberal Arts, Education and Communications. Quinnipiac consistently
ranks among the top northern regional universities in US News and World
Report's America's Best Colleges.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and
practices of diversity throughout the University community. Women,
minorities and individuals with disabilities are invited and encouraged
to consider this opportunity and to apply.


Susan A. Norkus, PhD, ATC

Clinical Education Coordinator

Athletic Training Education Program

Quinnipiac University

275 Mt. Carmel Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518

203-582-3382 (office)

203-582-8706 (fax)

Certified athletic trainers are unique health care providers who
specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation
of injuries and illnesses that occur to athletes and the physically
active. The National Athletic Trainers' Association represents and
supports the more than 30,000 members of the athletic training
profession through education and research. www.nata.org

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