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    The Neuromuscular Research Laboratory (NMRL) within the Department of
    Sports Medicine and Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh is
    accepting applications for a Biomechanist to conduct military research
    at the remote NMRL laboratory in Little Creek, VA. The position is
    Department of Defense funded and will focus on research related to
    preventing unintentional orthopaedic injury and improving physiological
    performance within the military.

    The research within the NMRL focuses on issues central to applied and
    clinical research in orthopaedics, sports medicine, and human
    performance. Research includes the use of motion analysis (video and
    electromagnetic) electromyography, isokinetic dynamometry,
    proprioceptive and balance assessment modalities, and metabolic and
    physiological assessment techniques for the purpose of defining and
    restoring function in the injured soldier.

    The candidate must hold a minimum of a master's degree (PhD preferred)
    in Biomechanics, Bioengineering, or related field. Desired experience
    to conduct clinical research that is consistent with research agenda of
    NMRL is expected. Demonstrated competency in the usage of human motion
    analysis instrumentation is critical. Evidence of scholarly activities,
    publications, and presentations and ability to contribute to research
    agenda as well as develop own research initiative.

    Salary is commensurate with experience (12 month appointment with the
    option to renew) with health insurance, retirement benefits, and tuition
    discounts at the University of Pittsburgh for both self and family.

    Additional information can be obtained by contacting John Abt, PhD, ATC
    at the contact information below. Application materials including a
    cover letter stating research interest, curriculum vita, and three
    references should be forwarded to Dr. Abt.

    John Abt, PhD, ATC
    abtjp@upmc.edu
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