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mwu23
10-16-2009, 03:25 AM
A post-doctoral research associate position is now available at the Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP) at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). The candidate will work on projects to understand locomotor adaptation in patients with spinal cord injury or stroke. The candidate will perform locomotor training study using a custom designed cable driven robotic gait training system. Opportunities also exist to interact in collaborative research with other engineering and neuroscience faculty at Northwestern University.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in, engineering, physical therapy, kinesiology, or a related field. A background in locomotor training study is desirable and some experience working with patient with spinal cord injury or stroke is a plus. 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). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Contact:

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.




Ming Wu, Ph.D.
Research Scientist & Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University, Chicago,IL, 60611
Tel: 312-238-0700
Fax: 312-238-2208
E_mail: w-ming@northwesterne.edu