A Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research position is now available in the Applied Research in Muscuoloskeletal Simulation (ARMS) Lab at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (SRAlab). The SRAlab offers a multi-site system of clinical care for musculoskeletal and neurological illnesses, and is closely affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The ARMS Lab, directed by Dr. Wendy Murray, is also affiliated with the Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital in Hines, IL.

The successful candidate will be a part of an interdisciplinary research team engaged in both experimental and computer simulation studies. Experimental work spans quantification of muscle structure, muscle activity, strength, and function in the upper limb in individuals with disabilities and in able-bodied control subjects. Simulation work will involve the development, implementation, and interpretation of simulations driven by the experimental data.

Current funding in the lab has a strong focus on the wrist and hand. This position is fully-funded for two years. The Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research will work as a part of a multi-institutional team, including our surgical collaborator, Dr. Michael Bednar, at Loyola University.

The successful candidate must have expertise in a field related to clinical musculoskeletal biomechanics, such as engineering or kinesiology. Prior experience with EMG data collection and quantitative motion analysis of the upper limb and/or hand is required. Candidates with a demonstrated capacity for biomechanical modeling and simulation will be preferred.

Applications should be submitted via the SRAlab Careers page. Direct Link below:


You can also contact the recruiter directly:

Monique Burke, Recruiter
312.238.8018 Phone
312.238.1263 Fax
355 E. Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611