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    Post Doctoral Foot and Ankle Research Fellow

    Grade 7 (fixed term 2.5 years with potential for extension)

    Job Ref: 1125674

    An opportunity has arisen for a post doctoral research fellow to work
    with Professor Chris Nester within the Foot and Ankle Research Programme
    at the University of Salford. The role combines industry linked research
    on foot biomechanics, insoles and footwear, with a high profile role
    within the iFAB community and its activities. This represents an
    outstanding and unique opportunity for a post doctoral researcher with a
    passion for the foot and ankle.

    The Foot and Ankle Research Fellowship is located within the Centre for
    Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research which is the research
    arm of the School of Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences. Foot and
    ankle research programme forms a major part of its activities. The
    Centre is a highly multidisciplinary environment with members drawn from
    the health professions, including physiotherapy, podiatry, sports
    rehabilitation, prosthetics and orthotics and occupational therapy, as
    well as engineering, sport science, and computing science. The Centre
    includes members from other Schools in the University, notably the
    School of Computing, Science and Engineering. The Centre enjoys world
    class facilities including three gait and human performance
    laboratories, a clinical imaging suite, sports and podiatry clinical
    facilities, and sports strength and conditioning rooms.

    The Research Fellow will have two main areas of activity:

    1) Undertake foot and ankle biomechanics research to support an
    industry funded partnership (research related to foot biomechanics,
    insoles and footwear) and the Foot and Ankle Research Programme in the

    2) Be the iFAB Research Fellow to support activities including
    consensus groups, online discussions, projects and related initiatives.

    Potential candidates must contact Professor Chris Nester in the first

    Applications must be submitted by the due date of February 28th 2010.

    Applications must include all of the following:

    1) Completed application form

    2) CV including list of journal publications, conference
    presentations, previous projects and your IT skills

    3) Personal statement describing how you meet each of the 15
    criteria detailed in the person specification (available from University
    Human Resources web site)

    Online details here:

    click "external candidates"

    then "Academic & Research" under Job family and "Health and Social Care"
    under Function



    Professor Christopher Nester BSc (Hons) PhD

    Director, Centre for Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences Research,

    Associate Head for Research & Innovation,

    School of Health, Sport and Rehabilitation Sciences

    Brian Blatchford Building, office PO.32

    University of Salford, Salford

    M6 6PU, England


    tel: ++ 44 (0) 161 295 2275

    Mobile: 07780 568054