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mgrabiner
12-23-2010, 06:47 AM
The Clinical Biomechanics and Rehabilitation laboratory at the University of
Illinois at Chicago (http://www.uic.edu/ahs/biomechanics
) has an immediate opening for a
postdoctoral fellow to develop and conduct research focused on prevention of
falls. In addition to older adults, current research in the laboratory is
also directed at lower extremity amputees and patients multiple sclerosis.



The successful applicant will have an earned doctorate in kinesiology,
mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering or related discipline and
demonstrable experience in the collection, analysis and interpretation of
kinematic, kinetic and electromyographic data related to human locomotion.
The appointment will have an initial two year term. The project-specific
responsibilities of the fellow will include subject recruitment, scheduling,
data collection and analysis, applications and reporting to the
Institutional Review Board, and manuscript and grant application
preparation.



Applicants for the position should submit a letter of application,
curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and the names and
contact information for three persons who will serve as references.



Materials should be submitted to:



Mark D. Grabiner, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition

Professor, Department of Bioengineering

Director, Clinical Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Laboratory

grabiner@uic.edu