Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Spinal Cord Injury Center at the Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich is seeking to fill the position of Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Spinal Cord Injury Research. The main focus of this position will be to establish and consolidate our laboratory’s gait analysis group, including basic science as well as applied clinical research work. You will supervise research projects, support masters and PhD students and be involved in securing research grants.

Candidates should have an established background in biomechanics, movement sciences, neuroscience and/or neurorehabilitation or related disciples. The ideal applicant will have a very strong record in movement analysis and experience with Vicon systems. As this position includes contact with patients, basic German language skills would be beneficial.

The success of the Spinal Cord Injury Center at Balgrist is founded on collaborative work. You will be involved in ongoing research with the opportunity to also develop independent projects. The ability to work independently and as part of a larger team while coordinating multiple projects is essential.

The position will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. Applications, consisting of a statement of research interest, a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation should be sent electronically for the attention of: Marc Bolliger, PhD, Head of Research, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, CH-8008 Zurich (application@paralab.balgrist.ch).