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    Brain-Computer Interface Postdoctoral Position
    Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Fellowship
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    University of Michigan

    The University of Michigan, Department of Physical Medicine and
    Rehabilitation is accepting applications for a 2-year Advanced
    Rehabilitation Research Postdoctoral Fellowship to begin immediately. The
    primary research focus will be on adapting, developing and testing
    algorithms for brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) operating under clinical
    instead of laboratory conditions. Fellows will participate in a variety
    of didactic and practical experiences, including academic courses,
    research seminars, presentations, collaborative research projects, and
    lectures at meetings and national conferences. Opportunities for a brief
    clinical rotation are available. Cross cutting themes include health
    disparities and community needs of underserved populations with
    disabilities, women's health, and aging with disability.

    The Fellow will work with Dr. Jane Huggins as a primary mentor to develop
    an individualized research plan and will participate in Dr. Huggins'
    Direct Brain Interface research project ( Fellows
    are also expected to complete a rotation at the Ann Arbor Center for
    Independent Living, a community based agency serving persons with
    disabilities. At completion of this research training program, fellows
    will have acquired and enhanced specific research skills; learned know how
    to collaborate effectively across rehabilitation areas and disciplines;
    and have demonstrated a capacity to apply the results of research to the
    problems of persons with disabilities.

    All applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. and show a
    commitment to research, including interest in BCIs or assistive
    technology. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is strongly
    preferred. The fellowship offers a competitive salary plus an excellent
    benefits package. In addition, fellows will have tuition and travel
    stipends to present at national conferences or visit with mentors at other

    To apply, send a personal statement describing career objectives,
    background and experience as well as three letters of support, a copy of
    graduate transcripts, CV, and published materials (if available) to: Jane
    Huggins, Ph.D., or University of Michigan Department of
    PM&R, C640 Med Inn Building, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI
    48108. Please e-mail inquiries to or call (734)
    763-5600. The University of Michigan is a Non-Discriminatory Affirmative
    Action Employer.

    Please visit our website at

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    Jane Huggins, Ph.D. "The most exciting phrase to hear in science,
    the one that heralds new discoveries, is not
    'Eureka!' (I've found it!), but 'That's funny...'." -- Isaac Asimov
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