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mrogers11
09-21-2009, 03:21 AM
Postdoctoral Position - Motor Control and Rehabilitation of Human
Balance

University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD



A postdoctoral position in motor control and rehabilitation is available
immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Rogers at the University of
Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine. The successful applicant will
participate in NIH funded research that examines the neural and
biomechanical control of balance and movement in older adults at risk
for falls and will contribute to the development of novel interventions
for improving balance control and preventing falls. Opportunities exist
to for collaborative research with a large concentration of researchers
in physical therapy, gerontology, neurology, epidemiology, motor
control, neuroscience, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and
engineering.



The preferred applicant will have a recent doctoral degree, experience
in working with clinical populations, and research experience in motor
control, neurophysiology, biomechanics, or bioengineering. Experience
with electromyography, motion analysis, force platforms, and MatLab
and/or LabView programming skills is preferred.



To apply, applicants should send a cover letter with a statement of
interests, a curriculum vita, and the names of three individuals who can
be contacted as references to;



Mark W. Rogers, PhD, PT

Professor of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science,

Neurology, and Anatomy and Neurobiology

University of Maryland School of Medicine

100 Penn Street, Allied Health Building 205D

Baltimore, MD 21201



e-mail: mrogers@som.umaryland.edu