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08-29-2005, 04:07 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 HUMAN NEURAL ENGINEERING.

Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, brain-machine
interfaces, robotics-assisted rehabilitation, neural signal processing,
novel approaches towards electrical stimulation or neural recording in
human subjects, brain imaging, and areas of computational neuroscience
relevant to human neuromotor functions, broadly defined.

The BME department supervises approximately 90 graduate students, and
graduates approximately 85 undergraduates per year from its ABET-accredited
BS programs.

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. Faculty members from the
Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience (NUIN) are also
available for collaboration 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. The starting date for
the position is September 1, 2006.

Application materials consisting of a resume, a statement of research and
teaching interests, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at
least three references should be sent to:

Professor W Zev Rymer,
Chair of the Search Committee,
Suite 1406. 345 east Superior,
Chicago, Illinois, 60611.
Phone 312 238-3381.
Fax 312 238-2208.
Email : w-rymer@northwestern.edu

Further information may be found at http://www.bme.northwestern.edu/ and at

Applications should be received by October 15, 2005 to ensure full
consideration. Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and under-represented
minorities are encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in
the United States.