The Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research (CNBR) in the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston is looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Beom-Chan Lee ( on projects to improve balance and gait performance and predict and prevent falls.

The CNBR ( is equipped with a 16 camera motion capture system (Vicon), a full-body, wireless, and wearable motion tracking (MVN BIOMECH), a 16 channel wireless EMG and IMU system (Trigno IM), a near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) system, an 128-channel EEG system, a fully instrumented dual belt treadmill equipped with one force plate underneath each belt, a computerized dynamic posturography system (Balance Manager), and specialized equipment for the study of the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Desired qualifications:
PhD in Engineering, Rehabilitation Sciences, Kinesiology, Biokinesiology, or closely related field
Experience in biomechanical (i.e., kinematics, kinetics, EMG, and EEG) data collection and analysis (advanced skills in EEG signal processing highly desired)
Experience in smartphone application development, preferably for AndroidOS
Experience in designing PCB (Printed Circuit Board) is a plus
Evidence of establishing a track record of journal publications
Able to work independently and with others to develop and maintain a productive work environment
Strong computer skills with solid programming experience, particularly in MATLAB
Competence in descriptive and basic inferential statistics (SPSS, SAS, R, STATA, etc.)
Strong communications and English language skills (written and oral); highly organized; attention to detail

Application Procedure and Review:
Applications, assembled as a single PDF file, should contain:

  1. Letter of application addressing interest in and qualifications for the position
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Up to three representative publications
  4. Names and contact information of three professional references

Applications should be completed at

For more information:
Dr. Beom-Chan Lee (