[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Post-Doctoral Fellow position on CABLE-DRIVEN EXOSKELETONS at COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

Sunil K Agrawal sa3077 at columbia.edu
Fri Nov 27 04:41:33 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 cable-driven exoskeleton technology for
human functional augmentation and training.

The position is focused on the application of cable-driven designs to build
and test methods for
functional rehabilitation, including EEG/EMG control of the exoskeleton.
While working in the ROAR Lab., the successful candidate will have the
chance to collaborate in other related projects within the group as well as
with clinicians in the medical center.

Applicants should have a PhD Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or Electrical
Engineering or related fields. Candidates with a strong background in
cable-driven robotics, human biomechanics, inertial sensors and real-time
programming of micro-controllers (C++) are particularly encouraged to
apply.

The initial term of appointment is for one year, with the possibility of
renewal based on satisfactory performance and funding. Potential start
date: February 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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