Nov 09, 2021

Research Professor

  • University of Rochester
  • Rochester, NY

Job Description

Opening Full Time   40 hours   Grade 000   Orthopaedics M&D Responsibilities Director of the UR Medicine Motion Analysis Laboratory The director will work with the Chair of Orthopedics to create and maintain a “world class” movement analysis laboratory, which seeks to advance the health, wellness and performance of patients in pediatrics, orthopedics, and neurology through quantitative movement assessment.  The director will have skills and experience applying a host of quantitative movement assessments to clinical practice and research, meshing novel technologies and approaches with proven therapies.  The director will oversee a state-of-the-art facility that offers unique movement assessments to clinical practitioners and their patients.  Working synergistically with stakeholders from specializations in pediatrics, orthopedics and neurology, the director will develop and implement assessments specific to these specialties which inform clinical decisions.  Similarly, the director will foster collaborations which integrate research paradigms that represent novel applications of movement assessment into clinical practice.    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate Degree (non-MD) in bioengineering, biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise science, or related field 5 years of experience in managing and leading a clinical motion analysis laboratory with emphasis on pathological gait, upper-extremity motion, and athletic performance. Proficiency supervising engineers, motion analysis, electromyography, customized kinetic and kinematic systems, Established a national reputation for a productive program of research and scholarship supported by a substantial and significant record of publications in high quality journals Interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients and staff Familiarity and experience with research design, data collection and computerized systems, and experience with laboratory management and administrative activities highly preferred   Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #228019 at And forward their curriculum vitae to:  Department of Orthopaedics Box 665, Attn: Kim Foote 601 Elmwood Avenue Rochester, NY 14642   The  University  of  Rochester  is  committed  to  fostering,  cultivating  and  preserving  a  culture  of  diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture  enhances  the  performance  of  our  organization  and  our  ability  to  fulfill  our  important missions.  The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of  people  regardless  of  their  race,  ethnicity,  national  origin,  gender,  gender  identity,  sexual  orientation,  socio-economic  status,  marital  status,  age,  physical  abilities,  political  affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.  The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. How To Apply All applicants must apply online.    EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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