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    Coordinator/Physical Therapist
    Sportsmedicine Institute

    We are seeking a highly motivated individual with both research and
    clinical experience to serve as the Research Coordinator for an ongoing
    research program in Lexington, KY. This is a unique opportunity for
    someone desiring a position that allows them to remain clinically active
    while engaging in a number of research endeavors. This position entails
    spending 20 hrs/week coordinating research projects focused in the area
    of neuromuscular and biomechanical
    factors associated with lower extremity injuries. There is a particular
    focus on the topic of gender bias associated with ACL injuries. Close
    research collaborations are currently ongoing with The Kentucky Sports
    Medicine Clinic as well as the University of Kentucky Biodynamics
    Laboratory. In addition, a multicenter study with Kentucky Sports
    Medicine, The Lexington Clinic and the University of Kentucky is
    currently underway. The Research Coordinator will work closely with
    the Director of Research to facilitate the research process from the
    development of research and IRB proposals, overseeing data collection,
    assisting with data analysis and abstract and manuscript preparation.
    They will also assist in the coordination of future research retreats
    such as the recent retreat on ACL Injuries and the Gender Bias
    (abstracts recently published in Clinical Biomechanics 16(10) December
    2001). In addition, they will provide mentorship of orthopedic fellows
    in the area of research. The remaining 20 hrs/week will be spent in
    clinical practice in a well established orthopedic and sports physical
    therapy center.

    Minimum Requirements:

    Masters Degree (research thesis required)
    3 yrs of clinical practice as a licensed physical therapist (license
    should be current)

    Preference will be given to those with active research experience as
    evidenced by publications, presentations at scientific meetings and
    involvement in scientific organizations.

    If interested, please send (or email) resume to:

    Irene McClay Davis, PhD, PT
    Director of Research, Joyner Sportsmedicine Institute
    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
    305 McKinly Lab
    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716

    (302)831-4263 (ph)
    (302)831-4234 (fax)

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