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    Post-doctoral/research associate position at theRehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University

    A post-doctoral research associate position is available atthe Sensory Motor Performance Program (SMPP) at Rehabilitation Institute ofChicago (RIC). The candidate will workon different projects to improve balance and locomotor function in patients with spinal cord injury or stroke throughrobot-assisted treadmill training. Opportunitiesalso exist to interact in collaborative research with other engineering andneuroscience faculty at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and NorthwesternUniversity.

    Candidates should have a PhD degree in Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering, PhysicalTherapy, Kinesiology, or a related field. Some experience working with human subject isa plus. Applicants should forward theirCV, the names and contact information of three references in a single PDF toDr. Ming Wu via E_mail ( will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Ming Wu, PhD
    Sensor Motor Performance Program
    345 E. Superior Street, Room 1406
    Chicago, IL, 60061
    Tel: 312-238-0700
    Fax: 312-238-2208

    The Sensory Motor Performance Program at the RehabilitationInstitute of Chicago is devoted to the study of musculoskeletal, neuromuscular,and sensory disorders that are associated with abnormal control of posture andmovement. Faculty members haveappointments in the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and inthe Northwestern University Engineering School. Approximately one hundred researchstuff-including faculty, post-doctoral research associates, graduate students,and support staff—make up a unique team of physicians, engineers,mathematicians, physiologists, and occupational & physical therapists forthe study of motor and sensory dysfunctions.