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DoD funded project manager at UNCG to integrate smartphones and concussion testing

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  • DoD funded project manager at UNCG to integrate smartphones and concussion testing

    The Department of Defense (DoD) has funded a two year multisite project to develop a smartphone app for concussion testing. We are seeking a project manager to be housed in Dr. Christopher Rhea’s Virtual Environment for Assessment and Rehabilitation Laboratory (VEAR Lab) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The project manager will provide oversight for recruiting and testing civilian and military healthy and concussed populations on a series of balance tests, including the use of an in-house developed smartphone app. Data will be collected at UNCG, Temple University, and at a military site in Bethesda, MD. The project manager will work closely with two postdocs (one at UNCG and one at Temple University) to complete the project. The duties will include recruitment of participants, data management, obtaining and maintaining IRB approval, quarterly progress reports for the DoD, and bi-weekly progress updates to Dr. Rhea. A Master’s degree specializing in biomechanics, motor behavior, sports medicine, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, or closely related field is required. Preferred qualifications include experience in large-scale data collection/management/analysis, SPSS, MATLAB, smartphone app development, virtual reality development, gait analysis, balance analysis, and/or laboratory management. To apply to this position, please contact Dr. Christopher Rhea ( and see the job posting on the UNCG Job Search site ( The review of applications will start on June 15, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled. The desired starting date is mid-Summer 2015.