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Postdoc/Research staff in biomechatronics: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA

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  • Postdoc/Research staff in biomechatronics: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA

    Dear Colleagues,

    The Rehab. Robotics Lab ( at University of Illinois at Chicago invites a highly motivated and goal-oriented applicant with grit for a postdoctoral/staff position. This position is immediately available and is in support of wearable robot co-adaptation, a funded project.

    Job application link:

    • Design, implement and evaluate a method to facilitate human-wearable robot co-adaptation using data-driven machine learning prediction
    • Maintain project documentation including IRB and prepare knowledge transfer materials
    • Publish scientific results in peer-reviewed journals
    • Mentor/supervise research activities within the lab for graduate/undergraduate students regarding data analysis, human subject experiment, experimental protocol design, result interpretation/presentations, and manuscript preparations
    • Work closely with collaborators
    • Participate in writing/submitting research proposals if funding opportunities come

    Post-doc fellow: A Ph.D. in biomechatronics, mechatronics, computer science, kinesiology with experience in machine learning.
    Research staff: A MS in biomechatronics, human movement science.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Biofeedback intervention
    • Wearable robotics
    • Biosignals analysis (e.g., EMG, ECG, EEG, Eye movement)
    • Human biomechanics
    • System identification using data-driven approach
    • Human-robot physical interaction
    • Virtual reality or visualization

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Interested candidates should submit the following application materials to Dr. Kim for priority consideration by Aug 20, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.
    • A cover letter that includes a statement of research experience and interests
    • A curriculum vitae
    • PDF copies of three recent publications or writing samples
    • Contact information of three professional references

    The project will be supervised by Dr Myunghee Kim. Positions are for 12 months with the possibility to renew. Please email Dr. Kim ( if you have any questions about this position with a title “Postdoc/staff position in biomechatronics.”
    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Interested candidates, please apply here:

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    The rehab. robotics lab video: