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Doctoral Fellow - 2 Positions-Auburn University Department of Kinesiology

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  • Doctoral Fellow - 2 Positions-Auburn University Department of Kinesiology

    About Auburn University
    Auburn University (AU) is ranked in the top fifty public universities (U.S. News & World Report) and the Department of Kinesiology doctoral program is ranked in the top twenty-five (AAKPE Ranking of Doctoral Programs, 2005). Academic programs at AU enroll approximately 21,000 undergraduate students and 3,400 graduate students. Detailed information may be obtained by visiting the Web site. The Department of Kinesiology will be moving into a new building as sole occupant in Spring, 2013. AU also has a new MRI Research Center that contains a Siemens Verio open-bore 3T scanner for clinical and research use, and one of the first actively-shielded whole-body 7T MRI scanners in the US for research use. AU is centrally located in the southeastern United States in Auburn, AL, a city with a population of about 56,000. Auburn’s size offers numerous advantages to its residents and is a quintessential college town with attractive demographic makeup and geographic location. Excellent recreational and cultural opportunities are available.

    Job Description

    The Warrior Research Center (WRC) and Neuromechanics Research Laboratory (NuRL) within the Department of Kinesiology at Auburn University is accepting applications for 2 doctoral level graduate assistants. These positions include teaching within the Department of Kinesiology and research responsibilities in conjunction with on-going funded projects within the NuRL and WRC, focusing on musculoskeletal injury prevention and developing evidence-based medicine approaches to treatment and rehabilitation. The WRC works closely with Auburn University’s new MRI Research Center and the Department of Kinesiology’s new Sport Performance and Optimization Center. Research opportunities include field and lab based projects utilizing physiological, motion capture, postural control, neuromuscular and imaging assessments.
    Additional information regarding our programs and facilities can be found at and

    NOTES: 2 openings.
    Additional Salary Information: Full tuition waver and stipends are included. The positions will be 12 month appointments with option to renew contingent upon review and grant funding.

    Positions begin no earlier than spring 2012. Admission to the Graduate School and in-person interview is required. An athletic training certification is preferred but not required, with a master’s degree in a discipline of sports medicine, biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise physiology, athletic training, physical therapy, nutrition, or related field desired. Research and clinical experience is preferred.

    Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849

    Contact Information
    If you would like more information or would like to apply, please contact:
    JoEllen M. Sefton, PhD, ATC, CMT
    Director, Warrior Research Center
    Director, Warrior Athletic Training Program
    Director, Neuromechanics Research Laboratory
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Kinesiology
    2050 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
    Auburn University
    Auburn, AL 36849-5323
    Phone: 334-844-1694
    Fax: 334-844-1467
    Last edited by Kenneth Games; September 29, 2011, 11:28 AM. Reason: Contact Information Added