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NIDILRR Postdoc Position in Rehab Engineering & Biomechanics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee & Marquette University

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  • NIDILRR Postdoc Position in Rehab Engineering & Biomechanics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee & Marquette University

    Postdoctoral Fellowship for NIDILRR Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) in Mobility

    The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Rehabilitation Sciences & Technology in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow. Individuals with backgrounds in engineering are encouraged to apply.

    This program takes advantage of ongoing collaborations among Marquette University, the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to train qualified candidates. Fellows selected for the program will receive training to: 1) conduct high-quality research; 2) complete a course of didactic and research instruction; and, 3) secure an academic and/or clinical position in rehabilitation research. The training for the fellow will be focused on disseminating publications, conference presentations, and the generation of high-quality grant proposals. The fellow will be co-advised by Brooke A. Slavens, PhD and Jacob Rammer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Gerald F. Harris at Marquette University.

    The fellow will have the opportunity to work at The Mobility Lab, a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Individuals with expertise in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering, and/or human movement sciences are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates must have a doctorate in engineering or related field with strong research skills. Interest in mobility, shoulder biomechanics, wheelchair biomechanics, wearable sensors, and/or biomechanical modeling is desired. The position is for 1 year minimum.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter with your goals, research interests, and experiences, a CV, and contact information for 3 references to We encourage applications from women, members of minority and underrepresented groups, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching mission. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    For more information, please contact Brooke Slavens at or Mary Wesley at