View Full Version : Postdoctoral position: Northwestern University, Chicago

03-03-2008, 06:35 AM
A post-doctoral position has recently become available in the
Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human
Movement Sciences. The successful candidate will participate in
biomechanical research that examines the outcomes post lower extremity
arthroplasty. Laboratory experiments on cadaver models, operating room
data collection, and imaging processing will be integrated parts of
this research.

Opportunities exist to interact in collaborative research with
engineering and clinical faculty who specialize in orthopaedics,
physical therapy, rehabilitation, and biomechanical engineering.

Applicants should have a recent PhD degree (or equivalent) in
biomedical engineering and biomechanics or a related discipline. A
record of research in biomechanics, musculoskeletal modeling, and/or
finite element modeling is highly desired. Knowledge/experience on
biological materials, soft-tissue biomechanics, cadaver experiments is
a plus.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates should submit via e-mail, mail, or fax (e-mail
is preferred) a cover letter with a statement of interests, a resume/
curriculum vitae, and the names of three individuals who can be
contacted as references to:

Brad Holubar

Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
Northwestern University
645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611

Fax: 312-908-0741