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    *Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences*

    *Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University*

    The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (DPTHMS),
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applicants
    for a new full-time, 12-month appointment on the non-tenure clinical
    scholar track in the area of neuroimaging and rehabilitation sciences.
    The applicant that will be chosen for this position will be on three
    year, and once promoted to full professor, six year contracts that will
    be renewed depending on performance. Salary is negotiable.

    Ideal applicants should demonstrate doctoral and postdoctoral training
    in signal analysis and neuroimaging relevant to the field of
    movement-related rehabilitation sciences. Applicants should demonstrate
    a successful record of research, reflected in extramural grant
    acquisition and publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals.
    Prior experience with research in human subjects following brain
    injuries, combined with a strong background in brain imaging and signal
    processing is required. It is anticipated that this faculty member will
    contribute to the department and the professional (Doctor in Physical
    Therapy) and post professional (Doctoral programs in engineering and
    neuroscience) educational programs through supervision of sponsored
    research, student advising, teaching, and department committee
    responsibilities. Collaborations with faculty in the Departments of
    PTHMS, Biomedical, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering as well as in
    our interdepartmental neuroscience program are available and will be
    strongly encouraged. Furthermore, adjunct positions in collaborating
    engineering departments will be explored and encouraged.

    DPTHMS is a part of the vibrant educational and cultural community of
    Northwestern University. There is an abundance of high quality research
    and teaching opportunities within our professional and post-professional
    graduate educational programs. This position represents a significant
    opportunity for the well-qualified candidate.

    We are located on the Chicago campus of Northwestern University, between
    Lake Michigan and North Michigan Avenue along "Chicago's Magnificent
    Mile." The Department includes a strong, talented faculty engaged in
    research and teaching. For more information about our Department, please

    Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
    Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is
    contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

    Applications will be accepted until July 1, 2010 with an anticipated
    start date of September, 2010. Interested applicants should send a
    letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching
    philosophy, research agenda, and the names and addresses of three
    professional references to:

    Dr. Jane Sullivan

    Search Committee Chair

    Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

    645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite # 1100, Chicago, IL 60611

    Telephone: (312) 908-6789; fax: (312) 908-0741; e-mail:

    David A. Brown, PT, PhD
    Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Post-Professional Education
    Department of Physical Therapy& Human Movement Sciences
    Director of NUPTHMS Locomotor Control Laboratory
    Adjunct Faculty -- Departments of Physical Medicine& Rehabilitation; Biomedical Engineering

    645 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100
    Chicago, IL 60611
    (p) 312-908-0976
    (f) 312-908-0741