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07-25-2008, 04:27 AM

The Human Movement and Biodynamics Laboratory is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is a collaborative venture between Winston Salem State University (WSSU) Physical Therapy Department and Wake Forest University (WFU) Department of Orthopedics. The laboratory is currently in construction phase and with over 2300 square feet of space located on the campus of WFU. Equipment currently included in this laboratory include: 10 camera Motion Analysis motion capture system, 4 AMTI force plates, EMG, NeuroCom Balance Master, PEDAR system, and GaitRite walkway.

The Winston Salem State University Physical Therapy Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to become part of a new team who are dedicated to researching human movement and performance through out the lifespan. The Laboratory Manager (LM) will be a key member of the movement lab team and will be responsible for all technical aspects of data collection and day to day operations. This includes, but not limited to, organization and maintenance of equipment, computers, scheduling subjects, performing data collection, securing data, performing data analysis and generating reports on a variety of different systems and assisting with student training as assigned by the Lab director.

The LM is responsible for coordination and management of experiments with human subjects and for filing and tracking all human subject protocols and communications. The LM is responsible for maintaining all required documentation on laboratory procedures, to include equipment operation manuals, human subject training, equipment safety training, equipment calibration and facility compliance documents. The LM will also assist the Lab director in designing and implementing Policy and Procedures of the WSSU-WFU Movement Lab.

Required education/experience/skills (minimum qualifications): Bachelors required (Maters preferred) in Human Movement science, Biomechanics or related field.
Motion analysis experience is preferred. However, since this is a new lab, training on the various applications will be available.

Winston-Salem is located in the central portion of North Carolina with mountains and the coast each just a few hours drive either west or east. Winston-Salem is dubbed the “City of the Arts” in North Carolina. The Arts District along Trade Street in downtown Winston-Salem is home to some of the nation's best up and coming visual artists. Golf Digest named the Triad, including Winston-Salem, the best big city for golf in America. There are on average 262 playable days for golf a year, low average greens fees, and courses designed by well-known designers like Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer,

If you are a motivated and talented individual, please apply online at www.wssu.edu and navigate to Human Resources or access directly at:

Judy Foxworth, PT, PhD, OCS
Associate Professor and Lab Director
Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health Sciences
Winston Salem State University