College of Engineering & Computing (Miami University Center for Assistive Technology – MU CAT): Postdoctoral Fellow conduct work focusing on modeling, diagnosis and prediction of human fall and balance disorders; work closely with the directors of MU CAT to conduct research and develop external grant proposals in support of MU CAT activities. The principal goal of this research is to generate data to develop models for human postural balance and gait. This research requires clinical data collection as well as biomechanical modeling related to this topic. This research is led by multidisciplinary faculty from the Miami University’s. The overarching goal of our center is to develop solutions to improve quality of life. www.miamioh.edu/MUCAT
Require: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or in a field that provides closely allied experience and capabilities; prior experience in motor learning, motor control and biomechanics; experience in the understanding of the neuromuscular consequences of lower extremity injuries and postural control deficits due to musculoskeletal and neurological issues.
Desire: Strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team is critical for the success of this research. Ability to perform excellent research, and have a strong motivation to publish and develop grant proposals.
Submit cover, curriculum vita, list of three references, 3 copies of two representative publications as “other” document to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=5278. Direct inquiries to Micki White at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter should address how education and work experience meet the position’s qualifications. Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2018 and continues until position is filled.
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