Description: Brigham Young University’s Exercise Science Department has a fully funded Ph.D. position opening as well as potential M.S. funding mechanisms. The collaborative Foot and Ankle Research Group is seeking to fill one or more of these positions. A variety of research projects are available focusing on measurement techniques and/or clinical applications of foot and ankle mechanics. Current research, personnel, and laboratory capabilities can be viewed at our group website ( Anticipated start dates are for Fall 2019.

We are seeking individuals with a background in Exercise Science, Engineering, or a related field, and an interest in foot and ankle mechanics.

Interested candidates should contact Dustin Bruening, Ph.D. ( or Sarah Ridge, Ph.D. ( Application material can be accessed at:

About BYU:
Brigham Young University is a private University affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is located in Provo, Utah at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Provo is consistently ranked as a top city for quality of life, affording ample outdoor recreation. Graduate students are not required to be members of the affiliated church, but are expected to abide by the University’s honor code.