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  • Postdoctoral Position in Clinical Biomechanics at High Point University (High Point, NC)

    A 1-year, full time postdoctoral position is open in the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory in the Department of Physical Therapy at High Point University. This position would involve working on a study that will assess gait, cognition, and visual attention as possible early biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other related and ongoing projects in the lab. The applicant should be highly organized, extremely detail-oriented, and be able to manage multiple tasks with ease. In this position, the postdoctoral scholar will be expected to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, sound judgment, and professional etiquette.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Data collection and processing from instrumentation within the Virtual Reality and Clinical Gait Analysis Laboratory (i.e. IMU gait system, eye-tracking glasses, cognitive testing software, instrumented walkway, physical activity monitors, etc.)
    • The ability to administer and control quality of cognitive testing
    • The ability to assist laboratory personnel in technical procedures
    • Design and perform experiments and record data according to research protocol
    • Independently reproduce, evaluate, research and improve techniques currently used and adapt new methods to existing procedures
    Required Qualifications:
    • Recent PhD (ABD may be considered) in biomechanics, physical therapy, motor control, neuroscience, kinesiology, engineering, psychology, or related discipline, and have an interest in working with older adults
    • Fluency in English (verbal and written)
    How to Apply:

    All applicants must submit the following AS ONE DOCUMENT: A letter of interest addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae with complete professional and academic history, an unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, and names and contact information of three professional references. Applications can be submitted through the following portal link.

    For additional information please contact: Dr. Lisa Zukowski, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, High Point University, at: lzukowsk@highpoint.edu.

    Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed start date is mid-November of 2020, but this date is flexible.
    Last edited by Lisa Zukowski; October 28th, 2020, 02:13 PM.

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    Due to Covid delays, the proposed start date for this position is now mid-November. The original post has been edited to reflect this change.

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