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    Old Dominion University
    Human Movement Science Doctoral Program
    Assistantship Positions

    The Human Movement Science Doctoral Program in the Department of
    Exercise Science, Sport, Physical Education and Recreation (ESPER) is
    seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a
    doctorate. Applicants should have a background in
    biomechanics/neuroscience/motor control/motor learning. Faculty areas
    of interest include lower extremity injury management/prevention and
    postural control/gait/strength analysis. Applicants willing to help
    seek external funding are highly desired.

    10 month position beginning August 2008
    Location: Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA (Southeastern Virginia, USA)
    Position Description: Research and/or Teaching Assistant for
    associated faculty

    Additional Programs of Collaboration:
    - Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center
    - Human Factors
    - Mechanical Engineering
    - Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    - Physical Therapy
    - Naval Military Operations
    - Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Lab Resources:
    - Vicon MX-40 cameras
    - Tri/Uni-Axial Accelerometry
    - Bertec forceplates
    - Mini-dv Videocameras
    - Flock of Birds 3-D kinematic
    - Neurocom Smart Balance
    - Biodex Stability Master
    - Delsys EMG
    - Novel Pedar Pressure
    - BTE Technologies Primus RS
    - BTE Technologies Evaluator

    - Bodybuilder
    - C-Motion
    - MotionMonitor
    - MADYMO
    - Matlab
    - Dartfish
    Other software available on-campus as needed

    - 2 years experience as an ATC, PT, CSCS or with research
    experience in the biomechanics/neuroscience/motor
    control/motor learning field
    - Earned masters degree
    - Previous experience in research
    - Interest in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students

    Stipend: $15,000 + full tuition waiver (Fall and Spring); additional
    research or clinical positions are available to supplement
    teaching/research assistantship. Old Dominion University offers a
    Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Human Movement Science.
    Initial application involves sending a letter of interest, vitae, and
    research interests to either:

    Bonnie Van Lunen, PhD, ATC
    Director, Human Movement Science Doctoral Program

    James Onate, PhD ATC
    Director, Sports Medicine Research Lab

    Old Dominion University
    Department of ESPER
    Spong 111
    Norfolk, VA 23529

    Nelson Cortes, M.S. Ed.
    Doctoral Student - Human Movement Science
    Lab Manager, Sports Medicine Research Lab
    Old Dominion University
    113 Spong Hall
    Norfolk, VA 23529-0196
    (757) 683-4270 (fax)
    (757) 683-5676 (phone) (e-mail)