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    Position Announcement

    Director, Coach Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Duke University Medical Center

    The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery at Duke
    University Medical Center is seeking a individual to fill the
    position of Director of the Coach Michael W. Krzyzewski Human
    Performance Laboratory (K-Lab). The appointment will be a faculty
    position with rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    The mission of the K-Lab is to improve our understanding and
    prevention of athletic injury. All of the activities of the K-Lab
    have at their root the goal of improving human performance and
    minimizing injury risk, and where necessary decreasing the
    convalescence time from sustained injury. The K-Lab Director will be
    expected to develop an independently funded research program that
    integrates with the currently ongoing research programs in the
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. S/he will work closely with the
    Director of the Duke Sports Medicine Center
    ( and work with him to oversee the
    scientific and budgetary aspects of the laboratory. The K-Lab
    director will be responsible for overseeing laboratory research,
    publication of journal articles, acquiring external funding, training
    of students and fellows, and supervision of laboratory staff.

    Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Biomechanical Engineering, or
    a related field is required, with demonstrated leadership skills and
    experience in acquiring external funding from federal and industrial

    Facilities/Equipment: The Coach Michael W. Krzyzewski Human
    Performance Laboratory is part of the recently renovated Finch-Yeager
    Sports Medicine Building at Duke University Medical Center. The
    laboratory is equipped state-of-the-art equipment for motion analysis
    and human performance testing, including two 3D motion analysis video
    systems, a sixteen channel EMG telemetry system, two in-ground force
    plates and a 75+ foot test track, a BIODEX Isokinetic System, and
    other assorted testing equipment.

    Applications should include the following:

    A cover letter including professional goals and interests
    A curriculum vitae highlighting education, work experience, funding
    record, and publications
    Names and current contact information for three professional references

    Please submit materials to:

    Dr. Claude T. Moorman, III
    Director, Duke Sports Medicine Center
    311 Finch Yeager Bldg.
    Box 3639
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham, NC 27710 USA

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