PhD assistantship in Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA

A PhD assistantship position under the mentorship of Dr Clare Milner is available starting Fall 2017. This position is in orthopaedic biomechanics in the Rehabilitation Sciences graduate program within the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences at Drexel University. A competitive stipend with tuition assistance is available. Candidates with an interest in the biomechanics of lower extremity injury, injury prevention, and rehabilitation are encouraged to apply. More information about Dr Milnerís research interests can be found here: http://drexel.edu/cnhp/faculty/profiles/MilnerClare/ and here: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Clare_Milner
More information about the doctoral program and eligibility requirements can be found on the Department website: http://drexel.edu/cnhp/academics/doc...tion-Sciences/. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program is designed to prepare physical therapists and other professionals to take leadership roles as researchers and educators in rehabilitation sciences, and to conduct research that will ultimately impact the quality of life for individuals with limitations in motor function.
Prior experience working with human subjects in biomechanics data collection, and graduate training in biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise science, biomedical engineering or a related field is strongly preferred. Experience in professional scientific writing is an advantage.
Drexel Universityís mission is to serve students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives.
Drexel is located in the city of Philadelphia, a city rich with history, and a world-class location for business, art, and education.
Interested individuals should contact Dr Clare Milner in the first instance: milner@drexel.edu or 267-359-5550.