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Fay Horak
07-15-2009, 04:29 AM
Please post the following ad:


Post-doctoral Fellow- Human Balance Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis

Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon

The Balance Disorders Laboratory in the Dept of Neurology has a National Multiple Sclerosis Society mentor-based fellowship entitled "Rehabilitation Research Training in Postural Control of Multiple Sclerosis". Post-doctoral or neurology fellows with a background in bioengineering, neuroscience, rehabilitation, biomechanics, and others interested in developing and testing objective measures of postural instability and the neuropathology of mobility disability in patients with ataxia due to multiple sclerosis are encouraged to apply. Research project depends on the background and interests of the fellow. The fellowship will start in 2010 and last 2-3 years.

Desirable Skillls: Matlab programming, human kinematics, excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills

Employer: Oregon Health and Science University is a major academic medical center and medical school in Portland, Oregon. OHSU is consistently ranked in the top five in the US in research funding in neuroscience and neurological sciences. The Dept of Neurology is a leader in both basic and clinical neurological research with close collaborations with the bioengineering department. Co-mentored by Dennis Bourdette, MD chairman of Neurology and the Multiple Sclerosis Center (http://ohsu/multiple-sclerosis-center) and Fay Horak, PT, PhD, Director of Balance Disorders Laboratory (http://ohsu.edu/horak).

Applicants should apply by sending a cover letter, resume and contacts for three references to:

Fay B Horak PhD,PT
Professor of Neurology
505 NW 185th Ave
Oregon Health and Science University
Beaverton, Oregon 97006
Phone: 503-418-2600

horakf@ohsu.edu