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    The University of New England (Portland, ME campus) invites
    applications seeking a part-time research assistant position in the area
    of biomechanics and human performance testing in the Westbrook College
    of Health Professionals to apply. Review of applications is ongoing and
    will continue until the position is filled.
    Responsibilities/Duties: Expected work for this position includes:
    independently performing motion analysis experiments with human subjects
    using a 3D motion analysis system (Qualysis) and forceplates (AMTI);
    strength testing using a dynamometer (Biodex S4); programming experience
    (C-Motion {V3D} and LabVIEW experience preferred); collecting, analyzing
    and interpreting experimental data; supervising students during data
    collections and data processing; administering self-report
    questionnaires; effectively communicating and answering questions from
    subjects, community members, and potential research collaborators.
    Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferred) degree.
    Academic or clinical background in biomechanics, exercise science/
    physiology/ kinesiology, athletic training, physical therapy or related
    field; experience and expertise with relevant instrumentation; excellent
    oral and interpersonal skills; willingness and ability to work
    collaboratively and cooperatively with the department of exercise and
    sport performance, department of physical therapy, Orthopedic Associates
    Center for Orthopedics (OA), and with faculty, students, staff, and
    other professionals, patients, and research subjects within and outside
    of the UNE community; demonstrate a strong interest in studying
    biomechanics and human performance.
    General Information: The Westbrook College of Health Professionals,
    partnered with OA, to open a State of the Art Human Performance
    Laboratory. Exciting opportunities exist to capture and analyze
    biomechanical and functional variables. The Human Performance
    Laboratory is located within a building that houses a physical therapy
    clinic, the progressive Parisi Speed School, and the largest physician
    based practice in the state of Maine. The location, in addition to
    thriving undergraduate and graduate programs, offers immense
    opportunities for collaborative research projects.
    Starting Date: February 2010.
    Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with qualifications.
    Application: To apply, submit (1) cover letter that addresses
    qualifications and professional goals; (2) training and use of relevant
    equipment; (3) curriculum vitae; and (4) list of three professional
    references, with current position and contact information for each.
    Application content should be mailed to: OR
    Human Resources Department
    University of New England
    716 Stevens Ave.
    Portland, Maine 04103

    Erin Hartigan PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, ATC
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physical Therapy
    University of New England
    Portland, Maine 04103
    Phone: 207-221-4443
    Fax: 207-523-1910