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Funded PhD Position for Hip and Knee Biomechanics Research - University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of KRS

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  • Funded PhD Position for Hip and Knee Biomechanics Research - University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of KRS

    Job Description
    Job Title: Graduate Assistant –Doctor of Philosophy (PhD); University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science

    Appointments begin August 1, 2024. A competitive stipend will be provided, in addition to a full tuition waiver covering graduate courses. PhD program is 3-5 years in length and designed for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers with 1) Master’s degree and 2) 2 years of experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer preferred). However, Non-athletic trainers will also be considered based on previous biomechanics and clinical experiences. More information on the program is found here; PhD Program:

    Job Requirements
    Primary responsibilities: Research assistant for a 3D motion capture biomechanics project collaborating with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee joint arthroplasty. We analyze gait and stair negotiation across various knee and hip implants. Experience with Vicon Nexus, Visual 3D, and MATLAB are preferred. Other potential duties may be working in the KRS department as a course instructor or assisting with departmental duties as assigned.

    Applicants must apply and be accepted by the 1) University of Hawaii at Manoa Graduate Division, as well as 2) send application materials requested to the program directly (instructions below). Review of applications will begin immediately. An onsite interviews may be requested.

    Interested applicants should send:
    1. Letter of Application (cover letter)
    2. Current Resume/CV
    3. Graduate Assistant Application Form
    4. Unofficial Transcripts
    5. List of 3-5 References

    Bret Freemyer, PhD, ATC
    Associate Professor
    Co-Director Human Performance & Gait Lab
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

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