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    Joyner Sportsmedicine Center
    Lexington, Kentucky

    We are currently a highly motivated individual for a dual position of
    Research Coordinator and Physical Therapist at Joyner Sportsmedicine
    Center in Lexington, KY. The position entails 20 hrs per week as a
    physical therapist in a high paced orthopedic and sportsmedicine
    practice, and 20 hrs per week engaged in orthopedic and sportsmedicine

    The clinical responsibilities of this position include the evaluation
    and treatment of an orthopedic and sportsmedicine patient population.
    Treatment is provided in a team approach with Physical Therapy
    Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Rehabilitation Aides. Adaptability
    is important due to changing patient volumes and potential for new
    patient walk-ins. Three years clinical experience is preferred, with
    previous experience in sportsmedicine and manual therapy a plus.

    The research responsibilities include coordination of ongoing and
    future research projects at Joyner Sportsmedicine Center. This
    includes collaborations with Kentucky Sportsmedicine Center and the
    University of Kentucky Biodynamics Laboratory. The focus of the
    research is neuromuscular and orthopedic factors associated with lower
    extremity injuries. One of the specific areas of interest is the
    factors associated with the gender bias in ACL injuries. Specific
    tasks include data collection and analysis, abstract submissions,
    scientific presentations, and assistance with manuscript and grant
    writing. The research coordinator is also involved with the research
    component of a sports medicine medical fellowship at Kentucky
    Sportsmedicine Center. This entails providing seminars on topics
    related to statistics, organizing journal clubs, and providing
    assistance with manuscript writing. Successful applicants must have a
    minimum of a Masters Degree with thesis in a related field, and have
    experience in manuscript writing and reviewing. Additional research
    beyond the Masters thesis is preferred.

    To apply, please send a letter of interest and a CV to the address

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

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

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