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    A Full time research position is available for a Research Physical Therapist
    to join the internationally recognized Balance Disorders Laboratory headed
    by Dr. Fay Horak at the Neurological Sciences Institute of OHSU in Portland,

    The successful applicant will assist with motor control studies of postural
    equilibrium and orientation in stance and gait. Current projects
    investigate balance disorders related to aging, ParkinsonĀ¹s disease,
    cerebellar disorders, vestibular disorders, and back pain, as well as the
    application of findings to rehabilitation Ā­ using state of the art equipment
    to determine motor activities, 3D movements, joint torques, and ground
    reaction forces.
    Responsibilities: Performing clinical assessments of balance, motor
    control, and sensory function; coordination of patient scheduling and
    patient care during experiments; assisting with experimental data
    collection, data analysis and laboratory supply management.
    Qualifications: A Physical Therapy degree from an accredited school,
    research M.S. degree or research experience, and minimum of 3 years clinical
    practice with neurological emphasis required. Experience with computer
    spreadsheets, databases, programming desirable.

    Send a letter of interest and CV with references to:
    Fay B. Horak, Ph.D., P.T.
    Neurological Sciences Institute
    Oregon Health Sciences University
    505 NW 185th Ave.
    Beaverton, OR 97006-3499

    See web site

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