[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral Fellow in Robotics/Biomechanics at the VA Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA [jobs]

Patrick Aubin paubin at uw.edu
Fri May 9 12:18:12 PDT 2014


The Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research & Development Center
of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic
Engineering<http://www.amputation.research.va.gov/>
 (Seattle, WA) has a position open for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in
biomechanics and robotics. The appointment will be made through the Department
of Mechanical Engineering <http://www.me.washington.edu/> at the University
of Washington. The candidate will work at the Veterans Affairs Hospital
under the guidance of Dr. Aubin.

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer
Science, Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Robotics, Mechatronics or a
related field. The candidates should have a strong interest in working with
multidisciplinary teams (engineers, orthopeadic surgeons, clinicians,
biomechanists, physical therapists, bioengineers, etc.) and will be
expected to publish scholarly papers, attend conferences, assist with grant
writing, as well as mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The major
responsibility of the successful applicant will be to conduct scientific
research within one of the following areas:

1.) Lower limb targeted muscle reinnervation.
2.) Lower limb powered prosthetics.
3.) Gait analysis, biomechanics, and rehabilitation.
4.) Biomechatronics and wearable robotics.

Interested candidates should send an application, assembled as a single PDF
file, consisting of a motivation letter (explaining research interests,
goals, and qualifications), a CV with full list of publications, two or
three relevant publications, and the email addresses of two reference
(expected to supply letters of recommendation) to Patrick Aubin
paubin at uw.edu. Applications will be processed as they arrive until the
position is closed. The position is for 1 year, with an option to renew.
The expected start date is September/October of 2014.

Patrick M. Aubin, Ph.D.
Research Health Scientist
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA
VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering
Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Department of
Mechanical Engineering
Email: paubin at uw.edu
Tel: 1-206-277-6310

Patrick's Biography at the VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention
and Prosthetic Engineering<http://www.amputation.research.va.gov/Research_Staff/Patrick_Aubin.asp>

Patrick's Website <http://www.patrickaubin.eu/>


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