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  • Postdoc Biomech & Movement Analysis, Nebraska Athletic Performance Lab, Lincoln NE

    Athletic Department
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln

    Nebraska Athletics is introducing the “Nebraska Athletics Performance Laboratory” (NAPL) in the new east stadium addition to Memorial Stadium at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln ( NAPL will leverage Nebraska Athletics’ established reputation as a national leader in strength and conditioning training and in helping student athletes enhance their sports performance. The NAPL is seeking applications from dynamic, team oriented individuals for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate for Biomechanics.

    Key Responsibilities:
    Provide leadership in development, grant-writing, execution, and dissemination of clinically relevant research conducted under the auspices of the Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory (NAPL) in accordance with the mission and policies established for the NAPL. This includes fostering productive collegial relations within and external to NAPL, and generating productive and scientifically-sound research and development activities that address issues relevant to student athletes and coaches with a special emphasis on biomechanics and human movement analysis.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    PhD in biomechanics, biokinesiology, or related field
    Experience with research involving human subjects
    Experience with generating manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Skill at writing proposals for Institutional Review Boards

    Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. A criminal history background check will be conducted. Review of applications begins July 29, 2013. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, copy and paste this quick link

    Click on “Apply to this Job”, create an account (if you don’t already have one), complete the form and attach required documents including cover letter, resume, and list of references. The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

    Additional Information:
    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in an up-and-coming and safe city of 250,000 people that has many of the cultural and entertainment benefits of a much larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community. Lincoln boasts low unemployment, low cost of living, and low crime. A strong vision for growth, vibrant downtown, extensive bike trails, numerous golf courses and parks, a wide variety of restaurants, shops and museums, and top college sports teams, help make Lincoln a desirable community. Visit for more information.

    Judith M. Burnfield, PT, PhD
    Director Nebraska Athletic Performance Lab
    Athletic Department
    University of Nebraska - Lincoln

    Director, Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering
    Director, Movement and Neurosciences Center
    Clifton Chair in Physical Therapy and Movement Science
    Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering