[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-Doctoral Fellow position on WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY at COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Sunil K Agrawal sa3077 at columbia.edu
Wed Nov 25 05:38:10 PST 2015


The RObotics And Rehabilitation  (ROAR) Lab at Columbia University in the
City of New York
(http://roar.me.columbia.edu/) is seeking applications for 1 post-doctoral
fellow position in the field of wearable technology for human motion
analysis.

The position is focused on the application of body-worn inertial sensors to
accurately estimate the wearer's movements, including those involved in the
walking/running gait.

While working in the ROAR Lab., the successful candidate will have the
chance to collaborate with a high-tech company operating in the field of
professional sports and non-professional, collegiate-level competitive
sports.

The successful candidate will work on existing prototype systems developed
in the ROAR Lab, implementing real-time code for calibration and data
processing, and validating the systems with human testing.

Applicants should have a PhD Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or Electrical
Engineering or related fields. Candidates with a strong background in human
biomechanics, inertial sensors and real-time programming of
micro-controllers (C++) are particularly encouraged to apply. Working
experience with PCB design software and optical motion capture systems are
a plus.

The initial term of appointment is for one year, with the possibility of
renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding. Potential start
date: January 1, 2016. Competitive salary is offered.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Candidates should e-mail a single pdf file including a Cover Letter
describing background and motivation, CV and contact info for 3 references
to sunil.agrawal at columbia.edu. Please put ROAR Lab Postdoc in the subject
line.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and applicants are
encouraged to apply by December 15th, 2015. The position will remain open
until filled.

For additional information, check out the following links:
http://roar.me.columbia.edu/
http://me.columbia.edu/
http://engineering.columbia.edu/
http://www.columbia.edu/

Or contact Dr. Sunil Agrawal at Sunil.Agrawal at columbia.edu

Sunil K. Agrawal, PhD
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Columbia University, New York, NY 10027


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