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University of Rochester Research Professor - 228020 in Rochester, New York

Research Professor Job ID 228020

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Orthopaedics M&D


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.


  • 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 OrthopaedicsBox 665, Attn: Kim Foote601 Elmwood AvenueRochester, 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.

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