[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Position in Rehabilitation Engineering

brenna d. argall brenna.argall at northwestern.edu
Fri Nov 22 13:01:52 PST 2013

Rehabilitation Engineering Faculty Position, Northwestern University
Research Scientist, Prosthetics and Orthotics Research, Rehabilitation 
Institute of Chicago

This position is for a Principal Investigator (Scientist) with a Ph.D. 
in Mechanical, Biomedical, or Electrical Engineering within the Center 
for Bionic Medicine (CBM) of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 
(RIC) and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) 
of Northwestern University. The Scientist will also receive a courtesy 
appointment in Northwestern University’s Mechanical and/or Biomedical 
Engineering Departments.

The Scientist is expected to participate in CBM projects, lead currently 
funded projects for the lab, and obtain their own grants in the area of 
prosthetics and orthotics design and control. The Scientist will be a 
Lab Director, providing supportive leadership for staff in a dedicated 
lab space.  The Scientist is expected to expand their own team of 
graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff within the framework 
of the CBM, RIC and NU.  The Scientist will have the opportunity to 
mentor graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and interns and there 
is opportunity to teach lectures, a class or co-teach classes. They will 
also provide specialized consultation to RIC investigators, clinical 
fellows, and clinicians in the areas of their expertise. Experience 
within the field of rehabilitation engineering is desired-- preferably 
prosthetics or orthotics.

For more information please visit:  http://tinyurl.com/pebmd87

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