The Exercise and Sports Injury Lab (EASIL) is seeking applications for a post-doctoral research associate to join our group to work primarily on a NIH funded clinical trial to study the efficacy of a 12-week video game-based rehabilitation program for patients with knee joint osteoarthris. The position will be for at least 1 year with high likelihood for a second year based on successful completion of enrollment and availability of funds. This post-doctoral position is a focused experience in lower extremity neuromuscular assessment, EMG-based biofeedback, rehabilitation and clinical trials.
EASIL is housed in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Virginia. Our lab group includes 6 faculty, approximately 10 doctoral students, research coordinators and multiple undergraduate research assistants. We have strong and long-standing collaborative relationships with faculty in the UVA Schools of Engineering and School of Medicine, especially with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Research teams often include scientists and clinicians from diverse backgrounds and experiences. The Kinesiology department houses a direct-admit 4-year undergraduate major in addition to a pan-university minor in health and well-being. There are also 3 masters programs, one of which is a professional level masters program in Athletic Training.
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.