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Post-Doc Position in Exoskeleton Design and Evaluation for Gait Rehabilitation

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  • Post-Doc Position in Exoskeleton Design and Evaluation for Gait Rehabilitation

    The Biomechatronics Laboratory at Northern Arizona University has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Scholar to help lead projects on wearable robotics for gait rehabilitation and mobility assistance in individuals with disabilities. The successful Scholar will help design & evaluate novel assistive devices, intelligent control algorithms for powered prostheses and exoskeletons, and novel rehabilitation interventions. Salary scales with experience. This position is funded for at least two years.

    Qualifications: The successful candidate will have completed their engineering Ph.D. in an area related to gait biomechanics, wearable robotics, and/or musculoskeletal modeling, and have a strong record of publication. Research experience or technical skills in robotics, gait/motion analysis, computer programing (Matlab, c++, etc.) and musculoskeletal modeling (OpenSim) are desired. Excellent organizational and written and verbal communication skills are required.

    To Apply: Please send (i) a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, (ii) a one-page statement of research and career interests, and (iii) a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of three references to Zach Lerner, PhD (

    Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, ranked in the top three best college towns to live in and among the happiest cities in America. Our campus is surrounded by mountains and in close proximity to year-round world-class outdoor terrain for activities such as skiing, mountain biking, trail running, and rock climbing. Outside magazine continually ranks Flagstaff in a top 10 places to live in the U.S. NAU/Flagstaff Virtual Tour.