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01-05-2010, 04:16 PM
Position: Biomechanics Research Laboratory Manager at the Andrews-Paulos
Research and Education Institute (APREI - a non-profit Division of the
Andrews Institute) in Gulf Breeze, FL (www.theandrewsinstitute.com).
This full time position is available immediately or until position is
filled (preferable by June 2010 at the latest).

Job Qualifications: M.S. preferred in Biomechanics, Biomedical
Engineering, or related field. Salary commensurate with experience, and
benefits are included.

Major Responsibilities: Daily management of activities conducted in the
Human Performance Research Laboratory, such as assisting Director of
Research and Research Associate with research tasks, subject
recruitment, data collection and analyses, computer programming (e.g.,
Matlab, LabView), and maintenance of equipment. Experience with 3-D
motion analysis systems, force platforms, electromyography,
biomechanical modeling techniques, and using biomechanical related
software (e.g., Visual 3D, SIMM, OpenSIM) and statistical software
packages (e.g., SAS, SPSS) is highly desirable. Ability to design and
fabricate custom research apparatus/jigs would also be an asset. This
individual should be highly motivated with a commitment to excellence,
have a strong work ethic, and have excellent personal, verbal and
written communication skills. This individual will collaborate with a
team of biomechanists, sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons,
orthopaedic fellows and residents, physical therapists, athletes
performance specialists, and graduate students.

Overview of the APREI and the Andrews Institute: The APREI is a 127,000
square-foot all-inclusive complex that houses diagnostic imaging, a
multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center, an outpatient rehabilitation
center, an athletes performance training center, and a human performance
research laboratory, which consists of a 10 camera optical Vicon Nexus
motion analysis system, a 2 camera high speed video system, 4 Bertec
force platforms within a movable force platform pit, an 8 channel
"Zerowire" wireless EMG system, a 16 channel Noraxon TeleMyo DTS
Telemetry Wireless EMG system (with accessories, such as 2-D
Accelerometer, Incline Inclinometer, Electrical Goniometer, Incline
Force Sensor, localized pressure sensor), and an Athletic Republic 3D
Force Treadmill. Additional equipment currently available for use
includes a Biodex System 3 dynamometer for strength and power
assessment, metabolic research and assessment instrumentation, and body
composition DEXA instrumentation. Various software will also be
available, such as Visual 3-D, SIMM, LabView, MatLab, Statistical
Software, etc... The Andrews Institute, which specializes in
Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, provides world-class care and service
for the athlete in everyone. The Institute's 40 physicians and medical
experts provide top-notch service to every patient and it's the only
place in the world to offer surgery, diagnostic imaging, rehab athletic
performance training, and research all on one campus. This one-of-a-kind
center focuses on the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of
musculoskeletal injuries while using the expertise of nationally and
internationally renowned orthopaedic surgeons Dr. James Andrews and Dr
Lonnie Paulos. Dr. Andrews is best known as physician to some of
sport's greatest professional athletes.

Interested individuals: Please e-mail CV (including contact information
for 3 references), cover letter, and sample publications to the e-mail
address shown below (call or e-mail for further information):

Rafael Escamilla, Ph.D., P.T., C.S.C.S., F.A.C.S.M.
Director of Research
Andrews-Paulos Research and Education Institute
1020 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
916-278-6930 (Work)
rescamil@csus.edu (e-mail)