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    Director of Sports Biomechanics Research
    Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center

    The Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center is seeking an outstanding individual to
    head its newly constructed 3000 square foot sports biomechanics research
    laboratory. The Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center serves the central
    Minnesota area including professional sports teams. The successful applicant
    will work with the physicians and therapists associated with the Minneapolis
    Sports Medicine Center to specify, develop, supervise, and participate in
    research in the areas of: 1) Mechanism of sports-related injuries,
    2)Prevention of injury, 3) Injury treatment, 4) Injury Rehabilitation, 5)
    Functional outcome evaluation. The director will oversee the initiation of
    operations and the hiring of research staff. Funding will be provided through
    foundation support as well as private and public grants for which the director
    must successfully compete at the national level.

    Qualification include a Ph.D. in engineering (preferably mechanical or
    biomedical with extensive course work in biomechanics) as well as demonstrated
    technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills. The applicant must also
    have biomechanics research skills proven through experience, publications in
    peer reviewed journals, and conference participation. Salary commensurate
    with qualifications and experience.

    Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae to:

    Robert Finke, Executive Director
    Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center
    701 25th Avenue South, #150
    Minneapolis, MN 55454