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    Job Description: Associate Research Director: Biomechanics

    The Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) is seeking amotivated professional to serve as the Associate Research DirectorBiomechanics. AREF is the research and education arm of the Andrews Institute. Allefforts of AREF are under the leadership of internationally renowned orthopedicsurgeon Dr. James Andrews. The goal of AREF’s research and educationalinitiatives are to provide evidence-based best practices for injury prevention,injury treatment, return to play or work rehabilitation programs, and increasedperformance. AREF’s programs provide service to a wide range of clienteleincluding athletes at all levels, the general population, physicians,rehabilitation professionals, health providers and injured warriors.

    The AssociateResearch Director: Biomechanics is responsible for the managementof the AREF research projects related to biomechanics including planning,development, implementation, evaluation, and publishing. This is a 12-monthsalary exempt position.

    SpecificResponsibilities Include:

    Primary supervision and management of fellows, physicians, and corporate partnerresearch projects related to biomechanics
    Develop ownline of research that is related to AREF’s mission
    Statisticalanalysis of research projects
    Participate in grant proposal planning, negotiation andwriting
    Report progress of research projects to fundingorganizations
    Develop InstitutionalReview Board (IRB) submissions for biomechanical research projects
    Work withclinical faculty in developing strategies and relationships for expanding andpromoting research
    Manage day to day laboratory activities
    Maintainlaboratory equipment
    Other duties as assigned to support the essential functions ofthe position and operational needs of AREF

    QUALIFICATIONSFOR POSITION: Summary of required and preferrededucation, experience, knowledge skills and abilities.

    MinimalQualifications:MA(minimal) or PhD (preferred) in biomechanics
    Experiencerunning and maintaining 3-D motion capture system, electromyography and forceplatforms
    Proficiencywith common software used in statistical analyses, grant and journal articlesubmission
    Experiencewriting and submittingapplications for Institutional Review Board Approval and grant procurement
    Experiencewriting peer-reviewed scientific papers for publication and other technical writing
    Strongbackground in research procedures including data collection management andstatistical analysis of biomechanical research

    PreferredQualifications:Workexperience in a medical research and/or sports medicine setting
    Successin peer-reviewed scientific paper publication
    Successin grant procurement
    Postdoctoralbiomechanics or movement analysis research experience

    Application Process: A complete application consists of:
    Coverletter describing the candidates research experience, publication ofpeer-reviewed articles, grant procurement, and research interests thataddresses the duties and qualifications for the position of Associate ResearchDirector: Biomechanics

    Curriculumvita including publications, presentations, grants and the names, titles,addresses, telephone numbers and email of at least five individuals who canspeak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position

    Transcriptshowing the highest degree earned (an official transcript will be required offinalists)

    Finalistsfor the position will be required to provide three letters of reference

    Theposition is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completeapplications received on or before October 31, 2016. Early response isencouraged. Only complete applications will be considered. Submit applicationsand questions to the email below.

    AssociateResearch Director: Biomechanics
    c/o Dr.Steve Fleck, Search Committee Chair
    AndrewsResearch & Education Foundation
    1020 GulfBreeze Parkway
    GulfBreeze, FL 32561