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    Position Announcement: Physical Therapist for Motion Analysis Laboratory

    The Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Mayo Foundation, Rochester,
    Minnesota has an opening for a full-time physical therapist. This position
    will support all aspects of the research and clinical services provided by
    the lab, including patient and normal subject testing, project planning and
    coordination, instrumentation and protocol development, data collection and
    analysis, grant writing, manuscript preparation, teaching and presentation
    of results.

    The Biomechanics Laboratory is comprised of integrated units made up of
    clinicians, research scientists, and allied health staff. Mayo Foundation
    is a private, not-for-profit, group practice of medicine providing
    comprehensive clinical, research and education programs. Close cooperation
    exists between the clinical services of Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and
    Rehabilitation, and Neurology and the Biomechanics Laboratory.

    The laboratory's workload is diverse, including motion/strength analysis,
    computer image analysis, materials testing, electromagnetic/kinematic
    testing, anatomical specimen preparation/testing, instrumentation design
    and machining. The lab co-directors are both Ph.D. mechanical engineers.
    The lab staff includes eighteen full-time employees with backgrounds in
    physical therapy, kinesiology, mechanical engineering, computer
    programming, computer-aided design, instrumentation and machining. The lab
    also has approximately twenty post-doctoral and research fellows with
    backgrounds in orthopedic surgery, engineering, or physical medicine.

    The position requires licensure (or eligibility for licensure) as a
    physical therapist in Minnesota. A master's degree in physical therapy or
    a related field is preferred. Experience with research, gait analysis, and
    two to three years of work with neurologically and musculoskeletally
    impaired patients is strongly preferred. The position requires a highly
    self-motivated individual with an aptitude for research and a high comfort
    level with technology. Candidates should be computer literate,
    detail-oriented, have strong mechanical aptitude, and have demonstrated
    writing and presentation skills. The position also requires interest and
    skills in mentoring and teaching, team building and leading, and evidence
    of success in working in an interdisciplinary setting.

    The position will be filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is
    identified. Mayo is an affirmative action equal opportunity educator and
    employer. Please send a resume/cover letter targetting job #98-2645 to the
    name and address below.

    Kaine A. Kerkhoff
    Mayo Medical Center
    Human Resources-OE 1
    Rochester, Minnesota 55905
    FAX: (507) 284-1445

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    Duane A. Morrow

    Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab 507/284-2296
    128 Guggenheim 507/284-5392 (fax)
    Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation
    Rochester, MN 55905
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