Job ID: 222402

Postdoctoral Fellow

Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Sep. 27, 2023
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Biomedical Engineering/Biomedical Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) in Pediatric Mobility for Physicians, Therapists, and Engineers


The Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in pediatric mobility biomechanics. Individuals with a background in engineering are encouraged to apply for this two-year position.

This program takes advantage of ongoing collaborations among Marquette University, the Medical College of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago to train qualified candidates. Fellows selected for the program will receive training to: 1) conduct high quality research in rehabilitation engineering; 2) complete a course of didactic and research instruction; and, 3) secure an academic and/or clinical position in rehabilitation research. The training for the fellow will be focused on human subjects data collection, papers and publications, and generation of high-quality grant proposals. The fellow will be mentored for research by Drs. Brooke Slavens, PhD and Jacob Rammer, PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and for didactics by Dr. Gerald Harris at Marquette University/Medical College of Wisconsin.

The fellow will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative, research-active, multidisciplinary environment. Individuals with a background in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering, wearable sensors and human movement sciences are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates must have a doctorate in engineering, physical therapy, or occupational therapy with strong research skills. Experience in musculoskeletal biomechanics, human movement of the shoulder/arm, and/or rehabilitation is desired.

To apply, please submit a 1-page cover letter with your research interests and experiences,  CV, and the names and contact information for three professional recommendations to We encourage applications from women, members of minority and underrepresented groups, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching mission. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact Brooke Slavens at or the OREC Research Administrator, Mary Wesley at

  • Marquette University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, veteran's status or national origin in its educational programs or activities, including employment and admissions. At the same time, Marquette cherishes its right and duty to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its religious character, goals and mission in order to enhance the Catholic, Jesuit tradition.

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Contact Information

  • Mary Wesley
    Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation Engineering Center
    Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin
    Olin Engineering, Suite 323
    Marquette University
    Milwaukee, WI 53233

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