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Biomechanics Jobs | Postdoc Position @ SPF, Switzerland

Biomechanics Jobs | Postdoc Position @ SPF, Switzerland. Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF) is an affiliate of the Swiss Paraplegic Foundation. The mission of SPF is sustainably improving the situation of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) through clinical and interdisciplinary research on a national and international level. Specific areas of its comprehensive research include functioning, movement and mobility , social integration, equality of opportunity, self-determination, quality of life, health services provision as well as morbidity and mortality. An important research platform of SPF is the Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Cohort Study (SwiSCI). SwiSCI specifically aims to provide reliable epidemiological data about SCI in Switzerland to various stakeholders, including researchers, service providers and policy makers.

Published: July 1, 2016

Application deadline: July 15, 2016

Biomechanics Jobs | Postdoc Position @ SPF, Switzerland

We are currently looking for a

POSTDOC CANDIDATE IN BIOMECHANICS OF THE UPPER EXTREMITY (80-100%)

  • The ideal candidate for this position is experienced in biomechanical analyses of the upper extremity and eager to acquire a full understanding of biomechanical aspects relevant for persons functioning, disability and health.
  • Specific areas of interest are shoulder pain, tendon transfer and assistive devices, all in order to improve mobility of persons with a spinal cord injury.
  • The Postdoc will develop his or her own research agenda and bring the biomechanical and methodological expertise into collaborations with internal research groups.
  • The successful candidate will be affiliated to SPF’s Shoulder Health and Mobility Group. The group’s overall aim is to optimize mobility in individuals with SCI.

Biomechanics Jobs | Postdoc Position @ SPF, Switzerland

We offer

  • a 80-100% Postdoc position in a stimulating and productive working atmosphere
  • excellent conditions for innovative and vital research in context SCI
  • a well-equipped biomechanics lab
  • encouragement and support in the publication of scientific papers
  • opportunities to participate in international conferences

Requirements

  • PhD in human movement sciences or a related field
  • substantial experience in biomechanics of the upper extremity
  • experience in clinical assessments and biomechanical measurements: kinematics, kinetics and EMG
  • strong interest in patient-oriented research
  • strong computational skills in data management (Matlab) and statistical analyses
  • proficiency in English and good knowledge in German
  • independent working method as well as ability to work in a team

Typical tasks include

  • initiating and planning studies
  • performing experiments in the biomechanics lab
  • data analyses and writing of scientific papers
  • initiating research collaborations with external partners and stakeholder

The position is for 3 years with the possibility of extension.

For further information please contact Dr. Ursina Arnet, email: ursina.arnet@paraplegie.ch.

Interested? We are looking forward to your written full application. Closure date for the application is 15. July 2016. Evaluation of applications will take place on an ongoing basis until successful recruitment of a candidate.

Please refer to “Postdoc Biomechanics” in Email correspondence.

Biomechanics Jobs | Postdoc Position @ SPF, Switzerland

Swiss Paraplegic Research | Human ResourcesBeatrice Dittli | HR-Manager | www.paraplegie.ch

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