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Boston University PhD student position for Fall 2017 – Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Imaging

The Movement & Applied Imaging Lab within the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University has an opening for a full-time doctoral student starting in 2017. The student will contribute to research to investigate mechanisms underlying osteoarthritis and development of innovative rehabilitation interventions.

The student will enroll in the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program at BU Sargent College. This position is fully funded and includes a stipend as well as tuition and fees. The PhD program offers outstanding opportunities for a motivated candidate to build an inter-disciplinary skill set that will position them to embark upon a successful research career.  Please review the program’s admission requirements. January 15, 2017 is the deadline to apply to the PhD program.

Our lab is equipped with a 3-D motion capture system, multiple force platforms, wireless EMG system, IMU devices, and a strength testing dynamometer for the study of biomechanics. The lab also offers opportunities to develop hands-on skills with mobile health technologies, musculoskeletal MR imaging, and clinical trials.

Additional preferred qualifications for this position include: physical therapy degree, prior experience with biomechanics research, clinical musculoskeletal research, and/or rehabilitation research.

Is is highly recommended that interested applications email Dr. Deepak Kumar  before completing the application.