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07-01-2009, 07:25 AM
Hi, Biomch-L

A part-time research physical therapist position is now available at the Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP) at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). The candidate will work on a NIH funded project to understand sensorimotor adaptation and learning for rehabilitation in patients post-stroke. The candidate will perform locomotor training study using a custom designed cable driven robotic gait training system.

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology and physical therapy treatments and modalities at a level normally acquired through completion of Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited school of physical therapy. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Illinois. Approximately three to six months on-the-job experience necessary to gain full knowledge of physical therapy techniques and objectives to develop and administer treatment programs. Applicants should forward their CV, the names and contact information of three references in a single PDF to Dr. Ming Wu via E_mail (w-ming@northwestern.edu). This position is available immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Ming Wu, PhD
Sensor Motor Performance Program
345 E. Superior Street, Room 1406
Chicago, IL, 60061
Tel: 312-238-0700
Fax: 312-238-2208
E_mail: w-ming@northwestern.edu

The Sensory Motor Performance Program at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is devoted to the study of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and sensory disorders that are associated with abnormal control of posture and movement. Faculty members have appointments in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and in the Northwestern University Engineering School. Approximately one hundred research stuff-including faculty, post-doctoral research associates, graduate students, and support staff°™make up a unique team of physicians, engineers, mathematicians, physiologists, and occupational & physical therapists for the study of motor and sensory dysfunctions.