Open positions

If you are interested in joining our group, please contact Dr. Deepak Kumar with a letter of interest and CV.   Specific positions that we are recruiting for are described below. However, we are always interested in driven individuals with a strong commitment to high-impact clinical research at the doctoral and post-doctoral stages. So get in touch!

PhD Positions –  Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Imaging

The Movement & Applied Imaging Lab within the Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training at Boston University has multiple openings for full-time doctoral students starting in 2018. The students will contribute to research to investigate mechanisms underlying osteoarthritis and development of innovative rehabilitation interventions.

The students 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 motivated candidates 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, 2018 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 strongly preferred qualifications for this position include: physical therapy or research-based Master’s degree, and prior experience with biomechanics research, clinical musculoskeletal research, and/or rehabilitation research.

It is highly recommended that interested applicants email Dr. Deepak Kumar  before completing the application.