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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Your application should be a single pdf document including a cover letter stating your personal research interest and goals, complete CV with list of publications, copy of 2-3 relevant papers, and names and contact information of three references.

Applications should be send to Deanna Gates,

Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering and Robotics
University of Michigan

Job Summary

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 for two projects related to assessing outcomes with different lower limb prosthetic sockets and feet.


Required Qualifications*

Applications must have a Ph.D. in Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Biomedical Engineering, or related field. The candidate must also have strong organizational and communication skills.  In addition to the outlined technical skills, ideal candidates should have excellent analytical and problem solving skills and must be thriving in both a team and individual environment. 

Desired Qualifications*

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.