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Postdoc in breast cancer rehabilitation and ultrasound imaging (U-Michigan)

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  • Postdoc in breast cancer rehabilitation and ultrasound imaging (U-Michigan)

    The Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Imaging Laboratory at the University of Michigan is looking for a talented and highly motivated applicant for a National Institutes of Health funded postdoctoral research position assessing shoulder outcomes in breast cancer patients following mastectomy and breast reconstruction using ultrasound imaging.

    Applications must 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, ultrasound imaging, 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: Summer or Fall 2019
    Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Deadline: Open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin on June 3, 2019.
    Position is initially for 1 year with the possibility to renew

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action 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 (1-2 pages) stating your personal research interest and career goals, complete CV with list of publications, copy of 2-3 relevant papers, and names and contact information of three references.

    Applications should be sent to:
    David B. Lipps, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
    Affiliate Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
    University of Michigan