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Work type:Faculty - Other
Categories:Human Physiology, Research/Scientific/Grants
Annual Basis:12 Month
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Along with your online application, please upload a CV and cover letter detailing your research interests.
The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is a billion-dollar initiative designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation and beyond. The Knight Campus, along with the Human Physiology Department, will host a new program aimed to transform human health on a global scale through the discovery and translation of the biological principles underlying athletic performance. The design team behind the program is focused on accelerating high-impact advances in human performance by leveraging the rapidly advancing fields of bioengineering, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, genetics, molecular biology, imaging, and regenerative medicine.
Postdoctoral Scholars will be responsible for conducting research and technical activities related to human health and performance; conducting data analysis and collaborate on reporting findings and discoveries in written and verbal form; and assisting in managing, maintaining and providing technical expertise for the lab equipment, protocols, and programs.
Positions are a full-time appointments that offer a great opportunity for performing highly interdisciplinary and cutting-edge research, career development through one-on-one mentorship, membership in a large collaborative and vibrant research community, and involvement in setting up the culture of a newly established program.
Positions will focus on one (or more) of the following focus areas:
• AI-based models of athlete performance
• Models of running mechanics using wearable sensors
• Models of bone health in running populations
• Models of tissue stress and strain in athletes
• Models of health and performance in female athletes
• Models of athlete performance in response to stress
For the purpose of acquiring additional professional skills needed to pursue a career path in the chosen field, positions will have a formal mentor plan.
• PhD in a field relevant to one of the focus areas
• Demonstrated analytic skills
• Demonstrated research and laboratory skills and experience
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Strong team ethic
• Attention to detail
• Demonstrated skills in verbal and written communication
Expertise in one of the following areas: Environmental or Performance Physiology, Machine Learning, Motion Analysis, Multiscale Modeling, Musculoskeletal Modeling, Wearable Sensors
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