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    Physical Therapist - Motion Analysis Laboratory

    Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has an excellent opportunity for a
    professional with advanced training and expertise in physical therapy.

    In this position, you'll be responsible for supporting all aspects of
    the research and clinical services provided by our Motion Analysis
    Laboratory. You'll evaluate instrumentation, develop research protocols,
    collect and analyze data, and develop systems and procedures. Additional
    responsibilities include project planning and coordination, grant
    development, and manuscript preparation.

    The Motion Analysis Laboratory is an 8000 square foot facility dedicated
    to conducting innovative and integrated basic and translational research
    to provide state-of-the-art techniques that support the highest quality
    patient care and educate physicians, scientists, and the general public
    regarding the neuromusculoskeletal system. The Motion Analysis
    Laboratory is equipped with a 10-camera motion capture system, an
    electromagnetic motion measurement system, 7 forceplates, fine-wire and
    surface EMG recording capabilities, an in-shoe foot pressure measurement
    system and strength assessment devices that include an instrumented
    dynamometer and a strain-transducer based system as well as
    custom-designed upper extremity isometric strength measurement system.

    To qualify, you must be a graduate of an accredited physical therapy
    program and have 5+ years' experience. Current MN licensure as a
    physical therapist is also required. You must be highly self-motivated,
    have an interest in teaching and team building, and be skilled in using
    high technology for sophisticated research techniques. Strong attention
    to detail and superb communication skills are also essential. An
    advanced post-professional degree is preferred. Prior experience in a
    research setting, gait lab, or clinical practice with neuromuscular and
    pediatric patients is highly desirable.

    Mayo Clinic, one of Fortune magazine's "Top 100 Companies to Work For,"
    offers an excellent salary and benefits package. To apply or learn more
    about this or other opportunities, please visit and reference job posting #12306.

    Mayo Clinic
    Anna Wilcox - Human Resources
    Phone: 800-562-7984

    Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
    Post-offer/pre-employment drug screening is required.

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