Postdoctoral Fellow - Postural Control of Gait and Balance, and rehabilitation in TBI

We are recruiting one postdoctoral fellow to work on a Department of Defense (DoD) funded project. The postdoctoral fellow will work in the Balance Disorders Laboratory (Neurology Department at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR) under the supervision of Laurie King, PhD, PT.

Project aims:
1) Determine the role of timing of physical therapy after mTBI (mild traumatic brain injury or concussion)
2) Explore a novel physical therapy using wearable inertial sensors after mTBI

Eligibility:
The candidate should possess a PhD in a relevant discipline such as biomedical engineering, rehabilitation science or engineering, or biomechanics. Programming experience (MATLAB preferred, Python or R) required. Experience with conducting research on human subjects, advanced skills in inertial sensors signal processing, and evidence of establishing a track record of journal publications are preferred.
The position is available immediately and the position will stay open until a suitable candidate is identified. The funding for this position is available for 2 years.

Funding Notes:
Salary is commensurate with your experience and the NIH post-doctoral salary scale.

Contact:
If you wish to discuss your suitability for this position or have any questions you can email:
Dr. Lucy Parrington: parringt@ohsu.edu
Dr. Laurie King: kingla@ohsu.edu