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Mark Rogers
03-17-2000, 04:19 AM
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
MOTOR CONTROL ENGINEER/NEUROSCIENTIST
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AND HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCES
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL SCHOOL

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to study human movement
and balance control with emphasis on the neuromechanical bases of falls in
older adults. The postdoctoral fellow will participate in developing control
models of postural balance, as well as innovative approaches for studying
adaptation processes of dynamic balance recovery and maintenance. The
laboratory participates in cooperative research with the University’s Division
of Geriatric Medicine, the Buehler Center on Aging, the Rehabilitation
Institute of Chicago, the Department of Bioengineering, and the Institute for
Neuroscience.


Applicants should have a recent Ph. D. with a background in motor control,
computational neuroscience, engineering, or biomechanics. Experience in working
with motion analysis, force platforms, and electromyography would be
beneficial.

The desired starting date for the position is in early summer, 2000 but is
negotiable. The initial appointment will be for a minimum of twelve months and
may be renewable.

To apply, applicants should send a cover letter with a statement of interests,
a curriculum vitae or resume, published papers or preprints, and the names and
contact information of three references to:
Mark W. Rogers, Ph.D., PT
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
645 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL, 60611
FAX: 312-908-0741
E-mail: m-rogers@nwu.edu

Mark W. Rogers, PhD, PT
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and
Human Movement Sciences
& Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University Medical School
645 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-908-6783
Fax: 312-908-0741

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