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05-27-2009, 01:09 AM
Postdoc available at Northwestern University to study the functional impact
of degenerative spine deformity

Postdoctoral Position Available

Northwestern University
Department of Neurological Surgery and
Prosthetics Research Laboratory & Rehabilitation Engineering Research
Program Chicago, IL

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University announces
the availability of a postdoctoral position. We are seeking a Ph.D. with an
engineering background to study the functional impact of degenerative spine
deformity and surgical fusion. Ongoing projects include pre- and
post-operative gait analyses of persons undergoing spinal fusion,
investigations of spinal balance and gait, and the effect of spinal
deformity and surgery on energy expenditure. Experience with quantitative
gait analysis and MATLAB is required.

For further information please contact Stefania Fatone, Ph.D. at

Interested Postdoctoral candidates should submit via e-mail an electronic
copy of their curriculum vitae with complete contact information and
references to:
Stefania Fatone, Ph.D.
Assistant Director
(312) 238-6538

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Women
and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO(Hons)
Research Assistant Professor
Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Lab and Rehabilitation
Engineering Research Program Department of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University
345 E Superior St, RIC 1441
Chicago IL 60611
Phone: +1 (312) 238 6538
Fax: +1 (312) 238 6510
Email: s-fatone@northwestern.edu
Web: http://www.medschool.northwestern.edu/depts/repoc/