The Movement & Applied Imaging Lab in the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training has an opening for a full-time Research Fellow/Lab Manager.

The candidate will be responsible for data collection and processing for ongoing studies, database management, regulatory approvals and organization, equipment/inventory/budgetary maintenance, quality assurance, recruitment and scheduling, and training/supervision of researchers. Opportunities to contribute to scientific presentations and publications exist for motivated candidates.

Person hired must have excellent organizational and communication skills, enjoy working in a team, be willing to take initiative and work independently, and be comfortable with building/fixing devices

Required qualifications:

  • Masterís degree in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, or related field
  • Experience with
    • motion capture instrumentation including optical systems and force platforms for analysis of human motion
    • surface EMG instrumentation
    • instrumented dynamometry
    • human subjects in research
    • REDCap database
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Experience with any of these is preferred - inertial motion capture, Matlab/Python programming, mobile app development, supervision of research students

This position comes with full-benefits including tuition remission. More details here - http://www.bu.edu/hr/employee-resources/benefits/

The start date is negotiable. Position is contingent on continued availability of funding after the initial hire term.

Interested applicants should send their CV, a cover letter describing fit with the position, and contact information for 2-3 references to Deepak Kumar @ kumard@bu.edu

Deepak Kumar, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, Boston University
Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, BU School of Medicine
Director, Movement & Applied Imaging Lab

635 Commonwealth Ave | Boston, MA 02215
(T) 617.358.3037 | (F) 617.353.9463 | kumard@bu.edu