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05-01-2007, 11:48 PM
Research Program Manager I is responsible for the direct supervision of the daily operations of the Biomechanics Laboratory, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment, coordinate and manage research activities and to ensure a positive learning environment for all individuals who may use the facilities. Position requires an individual who can work independently and collaborate with a team of faculty and students, develop consent forms for the use of human subjects in research, assist in all aspects of research (grant writing, manuscript development, collect and analyze data), develop applications software in MATLAB or other software, and can demonstrate working expertise in the operation of all pieces of equipment including a Motion Analysis System, Force Platforms, Electromyography, Electromagnetic Tracking System and Pressure Measurement Systems as well as any future equipment. Position requires knowledge of preventive maintenance and timely repair of all laboratory equipment. This position may require some teaching responsibilities.

Qualifications (minimum and desirable):
Minimum: Candidate will have a master's degree in Biomedical Engineering or related field with experience in Biomechanics of Human Movement.
Desirable: Previous clinical research experience with subjects of all ages and laboratory management experience. Working knowledge of major laboratory equipment, specifically the 6-camera Motion Analysis System, Force platforms, Electromyography, Electromagnetic Tracking System and Pressure Measurement Systems. Programming skills in MATLAB or other software is desirable. Knowledge of Eva RT, Orthotrak, Kintrak, Motion Monitor, Data Pac and other applications software is desirable.

Starting Date: July 2007

Application Procedure:
To be considered submit letter of application, vitae, and three (3) current letters of professional recommendation to:
Tom Kernozek, Chair
Department of Health Professions
Physical Therapy Program
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse, WI 54601
Telephone: 608-785-8468
FAX: 608-785-8460

Application Deadline:
Applications will be reviewed starting on May 22, 2007. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
UW-La Crosse is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact the committee above to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Thomas W. Kernozek, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Department of Health Professions
Physical Therapy Program
Health Science Center
1300 Badger Street
La Crosse, WI 54601