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Tenure Track Position in Biomechanics and Neuromotor Control – Harvard University


Harvard University

Tenure-track faculty position in Biomechanics and Neuromotor Control


Please direct inquiries to 

Maurice Smith (


The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks applicants for a

position at the tenure-track level in biomechanics and motor control, with an expected start date

of July 1, 2018.

We are seeking candidates working in human biomechanics and motor control. Example areas

include, but are not limited to, upper and lower extremity control, motor learning, sensorimotor

control, neural engineering, and computational modeling. In addition to developing a research

program, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at both

the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides a highly interdisciplinary and

collaborative environment, with the opportunity to work with students and colleagues from diverse

fields, including strong connections to the medical school and to biological and physical science

departments. In addition, the candidate will have access to state of the art laboratory facilities for

biomechanics and physiological experiments. We particularly encourage applications from

historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

A doctorate or terminal degree in a related field is required by the expected start date.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching

statement, 3-5 letters of recommendation, and up to three representative papers. We encourage

candidates to apply by December 15, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position

is filled. Applicants can apply on-line at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Please direct inquiries to Maurice Smith (

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