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Research Associate – Center for Research in Human Movement Variability

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Job Title
Research Associate – Center for Research in Human Movement Variability


Essential Functions

These include: conducting research related to projects within the building focusing on human movement variability. This person will be responsible for working directly with the medical doctors and project directors to ensure the projects progress. In addition, assisting in writing grants and research papers; working with clinical collaborators in data collection and testing; and participating in tasks as assigned by the COBRE PI, Dr. Nick Stergiou.

The University and College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Additional Duties

The above list of duties is not exhaustive. The incumbent will be required to undertake tasks that are reasonably expected within the scope of the position. Examples of additional tasks include:
· Creating processing software using MATLAB, Visual 3D, Python, and/or D-Flow.
· Creating and updating standard operating procedure manuals.
· Recruiting and scheduling experimental subjects.
· Independently troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
· Other duties as assigned by COBRE PI Dr. Stergiou

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Motor Control and Development, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or related field. Experiences with computer programming (i.e., MatLab), biomechanics data collection (motion analysis, EMG, etc.) and strong oral communication and professional writing skills are preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Engineering, or Biomechanics.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Important Application Instructions:
To apply online, please submit the following application materials:
1. Cover letter
2. CV
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date. Applications received after the review date may be considered. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Nikolaos Stergiou


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