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Postdoc Position in the Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Biomechanics lab at the University of Michigan!

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  • Postdoc Position in the Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Biomechanics lab at the University of Michigan!

    The Orthopaedic Rehabilitation and Biomechanics Research Laboratory ( at the University of Michigan is looking for a talented and highly motivated applicant for a postdoctoral research position. The candidate will help to lead a clinical trial that seeks to test interventions to improve quadriceps strength and function after ACL injury and reconstruction. Work on other projects related to ACL injury and rehabilitation is also likely.
    A PhD, preferably in biomechanics, physical therapy, or athletic training, is required. The ideal candidate for this position has substantial experience in human subjects’ experiments involving testing with motion capture, muscle strength assessments, ultrasound, etc. Programming experience (e.g., LabVIEW, Matlab), knowledge of signal processing, advanced statistics, and excellent writing skills are desired and would be highly beneficial for this position. Experience with clinical trial research would also be valuable.
    In addition to the skills outlined above, ideal candidates should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and must be able to excel in both a team and individual environment. Strong personal and communication skills are necessary to interact with patients, parents/guardians of patients, and

    Your application (single PDF file) should contain the following information:

    1. Cover letter stating your personal research interest and goals and how these overlap with the
    project described above.
    2. Complete Curriculum Vita
    3. Copy of relevant papers.
    4. Names and contact information of three references.
    Please directly email your application to with the subject line “Application for

    Starting Date: Summer 2022
    Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Application Deadline: April 15, 2022

    This is a one-year position with the excellent possibility of a second year based on available funding and successful performance during the first year.

    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.
    COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website.
    Please feel free to contact Riann Palmieri-Smith:, if you have any questions about the position.
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