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Post-doctoral position in upper limb prostheses at U. Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

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  • Post-doctoral position in upper limb prostheses at U. Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)

    The Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Michigan is looking for a talented and highly motivated applicant for a Department of Defense funded postdoctoral research position assessing outcomes in upper limb prosthesis users.

    Applications should have a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related field. The ideal candidate for this position will also have substantial experience in human subjects experiments (motion capture, EMG, etc), and a proven track record of high quality publications. Knowledge of biomechanics, clinical outcomes, signal processing, and statistics would be highly beneficial for this position. In addition to the technical skills outlined above, ideal candidates should have excellent analytical and problem solving skills and must be thriving in both a team and individual environment. The candidate must also have strong organizational and communication skills.

    Starting Date: As soon as possible
    Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Deadline: Open until filled
    Position is initially for 1 year with the possibility to renew

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Your application should be a single pdf document including a cover letter stating your personal research interest and goals, complete CV with list of publications, copy of 2-3 relevant papers, and names and contact information of three references.

    Applications should be send to Deanna Gates,

    Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering and Robotics
    University of Michigan
    The Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory seeks to improve function and quality of life in individuals with musculoskeletal impairments. Our work focuses on exploring the factors that relate to a person’s ability to successfully use assistive technology, how to train individuals for optimal use,