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10-15-2007, 12:11 AM
Old Dominion University
Human Movement Science Doctoral Program
Assistantship Positions

The Human Movement Science Doctoral Program in the Department of
Exercise Science, Sport, Physical Education and Recreation (ESPER) is
seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a
doctorate. Applicants should have a background in
biomechanics/neuroscience/motor control/motor learning. Faculty areas
of interest include lower extremity injury management/prevention and
postural control/gait/strength analysis. Applicants willing to help
seek external funding are highly desired.

10 month position beginning August 2008
Location: Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (Southeastern Virginia, USA)
Position Description: Research and/or Teaching Assistant for
associated faculty

Additional Programs of Collaboration:
- Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center
- Human Factors
- Mechanical Engineering
- Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
- Physical Therapy
- Naval Military Operations
- Eastern Virginia Medical School

Lab Resources:
- Vicon MX-40 cameras
- Tri/Uni-Axial Accelerometry
- Bertec forceplates
- Mini-dv Videocameras
- Flock of Birds 3-D kinematic
- Neurocom Smart Balance
- Biodex Stability Master
- Delsys EMG
- Novel Pedar Pressure
- BTE Technologies Primus RS
- BTE Technologies Evaluator

- Bodybuilder
- C-Motion
- MotionMonitor
- Matlab
- Dartfish
Other software available on-campus as needed

- 2 years experience as an ATC, PT, CSCS or with research
experience in the biomechanics/neuroscience/motor
control/motor learning field
- Earned masters degree
- Previous experience in research
- Interest in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students

Stipend: $15,000 + full tuition waiver (Fall and Spring); additional
research or clinical positions are available to supplement
teaching/research assistantship. Old Dominion University offers a
Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Human Movement Science.
Initial application involves sending a letter of interest, vitae, and
research interests to either:

Bonnie Van Lunen, PhD, ATC bvanlune@odu.edu
Director, Human Movement Science Doctoral Program

James Onate, PhD ATC jonate@odu.edu
Director, Sports Medicine Research Lab

Old Dominion University
Department of ESPER
Spong 111
Norfolk, VA 23529

Nelson Cortes, M.S. Ed.
Doctoral Student - Human Movement Science
Lab Manager, Sports Medicine Research Lab
Old Dominion University
113 Spong Hall
Norfolk, VA 23529-0196
(757) 683-4270 (fax)
(757) 683-5676 (phone)
ncortes@odu.edu (e-mail)