The University of Illinois at Chicago Human and Sport Performance Laboratory (within the Department of Physical Therapy) is looking for a doctoral student beginning Fall 2023 for a fully funded 4-year position. The Department of Physical Therapy is housed within the College of Applied Health Sciences, which is located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District and is a top-ranked program in the United States. The PhD program is within UIC's Applied Health College and is in Rehabilitation Sciences (

A successful PhD candidate will have a background in kinesiology, biomechanics, athletic training, or another related health field with a passion for sport performance. Preference will be given to those who have a background in strength and conditioning and currently have their CSCS (certified strength and conditioning specialist with NSCA) or ATC.

If interested, please email your CV and a letter of interest to:
Dr. Lindsay Slater at
Assistant Professor, UIC Physical Therapy
Sport Sciences Manager, US Figure Skating
Director, Human and Sport Performance Laboratory