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Riley, Patrick O
01-04-2002, 01:06 AM
Position Announcement
Assistant/Associate Professor of PM&R
Harvard Medical School

Director of Center for Rehabilitation Science
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
is seeking applicants for a faculty position. Applicants should have an MD or
PhD in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, kinesiology or related field with
an interest in the study of human movement and rehabilitation research. The
selected applicant will direct the Center for Rehabilitation Science. The CRS
has state-of-the-art facilities located at the Spaulding Rehabilitation
Hospital. The CRS conducts basic and clinical research in human movement
analysis, dynamic modeling, sensory integration, muscle mechanics and
physiology, and clinical evaluation of rehabilitation protocols and technology.
The CRS has a strong record of effective collaborations with academic and
medical research institutions in the greater Boston area. The director will be
responsible for maintaining and developing the center's research programs. The
director will also be responsible for operation of a clinical gait analysis
laboratory in conjunction with the physicians on staff. Candidates are also
expected to contribute to the education of residents in the HMS, Department of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Additional administrative duties will
encompass supervising research projects within the department and assisting
faculty, residents and students with individual research projects including
design and statistical analyses. Demonstrated ability to secure extramural
funds is beneficial.

Consideration of candidates will begin immediately. Applicants should send a
letter of interest including a statement of research goals, objectives and
accomplishments, a complete curriculum vitae, and the names and contact
information of three references to:

Walter Frontera, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of PM&R
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
125 Nashua Street
Boston, MA 02114

Questions should be directed to Dr. Patrick Riley at priley@partners.org or
With apologizes for cross-posting.

Patrick O. Riley, PhD
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

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