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08-31-2005, 06:16 AM
Postdoctoral Position

Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory

Department of Movement Sciences

University of Illinois at Chicago

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to investigate
mechanisms of locomotion-related falls by older adults, their associated
injuries and implications, and technology-driven interventions to decrease
fall incidence. The successful candidate will have a recently earned the
PhD in kinesiology, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering or
related-field with a demonstrated background that includes familiarity with
motion capture and electromyography technology, rigid body mechanics and
computer programming. We are looking for an individual who is
self-motivated, who desires an interdisciplinary team-oriented culture and
who can begin no later than 1 January 2006. Interested candidates should
submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests
and the names and contact information of three references to:

Mark D. Grabiner, PhD

Professor and Head, Department of Movement Sciences (MC994)

808 S. Wood Street, Room CME 690

Chicago, Illinois 60612

Tel: 312.996.2757

Email: grabiner@uic.edu