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How to Apply

To be considered for this position, applications should be send to:

Deanna Gates,

Assistant Professor, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering and Robotics

University of Michigan



Your application (single PDF file) should contain the following information:

-Cover letter stating your personal research interest and goals

-Complete CV with list of publications.

-Copy of 2-3 relevant papers

-Names and contact information of three references




 The Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory ( at the University of Michigan is looking for a talented and highly motivated applicant for a Department of Defense funded postdoctoral research position assessing outcomes in upper limb prosthesis users. 

Required Qualifications*

Applications should have a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related field.   The ideal candidate for this position will also have substantial experience in human subjects experiments (motion capture, EMG, etc), and a proven track record of high quality publications.  Knowledge of biomechanics, clinical outcomes, signal processing, and statistics would be highly beneficial for this position.  In addition to the technical skills outlined above, ideal candidates should have excellent analytical and problem solving skills and must be thriving in both a team and individual environment. The candidate must also have strong organizational and communication skills.

Additional Information

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position is initially for 1 year with the possibility to renew

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.