[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Post-doc position at Columbia Univ on robotic rehab in spine deformity

Sunil K Agrawal sa3077 at columbia.edu
Thu Oct 27 12:53:50 PDT 2016

The RObotics And Rehabilitation  (ROAR) Lab at Columbia University in the
City of New York (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__roar.me.columbia.edu_&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=qv86pvLVLOsgbQBxgIYjS037JDFrgxjj_7jrNhCAFJA&s=eZIbOVBUYf81R6qb0RTzQyK4KoI8kdS-9rEHFNeBDxM&e= ) is seeking applications for
a post-doctoral fellow in the field of robotic rehabilitation in spine

The position is focused on the application of Robotic Spine Exoskeleton
(ROSE) to improve posture of patients with spinal deformity. This is a
3-year project funded by National Science Foundation National Robotics
Initiative. The project will involve both Columbia Engineering and
Pediatric Orthopedics at Columbia Medical Center.

The successful candidate will work on expanding the designs of ROSE system,
 engineering validation, and human testing with patients. While working in
the ROAR Lab., the successful candidate will also have the chance to
collaborate on a number of ongoing rehabilitation projects at Columbia

Applicants should have a PhD Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical
Engineering, or in related fields. Candidates with a strong background in
robotics, upper body biomechanics, real-time programming, and patient
studies are particularly encouraged to apply.

The initial term of appointments is for one year with the possibility of
renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding. Potential
start date: January 1, 2017. 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 referees to
sunil.agrawal at columbia.edu. Please put “ROAR Lab Postdoc in Spine
Deformity” in the subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applicants are encouraged
to apply before November 15th, 2016 to receive full attention. The position
will remain open until filled.

For additional information, check out the following links:





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

Sunil K. Agrawal, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Rehabilitation Medicine

Columbia University, New York, NY 10027

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