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11-17-2004, 03:25 AM


Northwestern University is seeking a faculty member for a joint
tenure-track position in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in the area of Neural Engineering.

Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, human-machine
interaction, robot-assisted rehabilitation and sensory-motor learning,
novel approaches towards electrical stimulation or neural recording in
human subjects, and areas of computational neuroscience relevant to human
neuromotor functions.

The faculty member will have extensive contact with the research and
clinical personnel at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, a leading
research hospital and a longtime partner of Biomedical Engineering and
Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern. The research laboratories for the
new appointee will be housed within the Sensory Motor performance Program,
a multidisciplinary research group working in themes related to human motor
function in normal and neurologically impaired human subjects.

Rank is dependent upon qualifications. The candidate must have a Ph.D. or
equivalent degree and a solid background in biomedical engineering,
mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or a related area.
Applicants should also have the ability to establish an independently
funded research program and have a strong commitment to teaching in the
undergraduate and graduate programs in the Departments of Biomedical
Engineering, and in the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern
University. The nominal starting date for the position is September 1, 2005.

Applications (electronic form encouraged) consisting of a resume, a
statement of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses,
email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references should
be sent to:

Professor Ferdinando (Sandro) Mussa-Ivaldi,
Chair of the BME/PM&R Search Committee,
Suite 1406. RIC, 345 east Superior St.
Chicago, Illinois, 60611.
Phone 312 238-3381.
Fax 312 238-2208.
Email : ne-search@northwestern.edu

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