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Post-Doctoral Research Associate
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Date Posted 11/06/2020
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Information

Position Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS002913
Department Exercise and Sport Science - 318600
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range $47,476 to $50,004
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.0
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2021
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 11/05/2020
Posting Close Date 02/08/2021
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

The MOTION Science Institute (https://exss.unc.edu/motion-science-institute/) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking applicants for a DoD-funded postdoctoral researcher position. The postdoctoral trainee will work on a clinical trial evaluating the effects of novel interventions on neuromechanical factors related to post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis development following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The trainee will also gain considerable experience evaluating clinical and research MRI outcomes (e.g. T1 and T2 relaxation times).

Applicants should have a strong background in biomechanics and neuromuscular control, and should hold a PhD (or be ABD at the time of application) in biomechanics or a related discipline (e.g. kinesiology, bioengineering, rehabilitation science, movement science). Clinical training (e.g. physical therapy, athletic training/sports medicine) is preferred but not required. The position start date is July 1, 2021 and is renewable for up to 3 years. A cover letter, CV, and names and contact information for 3 references are required along with your application. Questions can be directed to Dr. Troy Blackburn at troyb@email.unc.edu.

Educational Requirements

Earned doctorate, preferably in Biomechanics or related field

Qualifications and Experience

Research experience in biomechanics, neuromuscular control, musculoskeletal imaging and/or rehabilitation science.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

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Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/185167
Special Physical and Mental Requirements

Department Contact Name and Title Ashley McCullen, HR Specialist
Department Contact Telephone or Email amcculle@email.unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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