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06-04-2010, 02:36 AM
Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory
School of Health and Human Performance - Department of Kinesiology
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Position: Laboratory Manager
We currently have an immediate opening for a full time laboratory manager
to join our research team in a fully equipped Biomechanics research
Laboratory Information: The Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory at
the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is dedicated to advancing
the body of knowledge concerning the prevention, evaluation and treatment
of movement related injury and disease across the lifespan. Please see
http://www.uncg.edu/kin/anrl/ for further information about the facility
and faculty. The Applied Neuromechanics Research Laboratory has an
integrated research program focused around the knee and lower extremity
biomechanics. The laboratory is comprised of instrumentation and
computers dedicated to the quantification of human motion. The laboratory
is equipped with optical and electromagnetic motion analysis systems, AMTI
and Kistler forceplates, EMG systems, an instrumented dynamometer, joint
arthrometry and numerous other custom research devices.
Essential Duties
? Provide technical support for the lab by maintaining equipment and
? Oversee technical aspects of quality control and management of
? Assist in managing the workflow of assigned laboratory projects
including experimental design, testing set-up and piloting, subject
recruitment, data collection, data reduction and data analysis, generation
of progress reports, and writing and presentation of data.
? Interact appropriately with study participants and lab faculty and
? Design/develop, evaluate, test, or troubleshoot biomechanical
instrumentation and computer programs, instruct research faculty and
students in their use.
? Contribute to scholarly publications and grant applications
? Responsible for maintaining inventory of supplies including
general lab supplies and project specific supplies
? General daily and ongoing maintenance of laboratory, including
communication with facilities and housekeeping on needed repairs and up
? Other as assigned by Laboratory faculty.
Qualifications: Master's degree in biomechanics, biomedical engineering,
electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline. Must have
excellent hardware and computer skills and programming skills in Matlab,
Visual Basic, and/or LabView. Previous experience and exposure to the
techniques involved in kinematic, kinetic and electromyographic data
acquisition and analysis is necessary. Strong communication skills are a
must. Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and be
able to consistently meet deadlines by setting goals and milestones for
each assigned project.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Procedure: This is a two-year appointment with the
possibility of renewal contingent on future funding. Applications will be
reviewed as received, and position will remain open until filled.
Applications should include a letter of interest, current vitae and the
names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three
references. All applications should be submitted electronically to:
Randy Schmitz, PhD, ATC at rjschmit@uncg.edu. UNCG is an EEO/AA employer.
Randy Schmitz
Dept of Kinesiology
256 HHP
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402
Ph:336.334.3031 fax:334.334-3070