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Postdoc in Motion Tracking, Wearable Sensors, Estimation, Machine Learning
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
 
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Date Posted 03/31/2021
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Title Postdoc in Motion Tracking, Wearable Sensors, Estimation, Machine Learning
School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department/Area Bioengineering
Position Description

The Harvard Biodesign Lab invites applications for an immediate opening on a research project focused on connected systems for tracking strength training exercises. The role will involve being part of a multidisciplinary team working on a connected fitness project using wearable sensors to estimate amount and quality of motions for upper and lower bodies during strength training. Extensive experience using IMUs, signal processing, calibration and data fusion for motion tracking is required. Experience with machine learning is a big plus. A candidate would be expected to work with the team of engineers and an exercise scientist to develop algorithms and help administering user testing. A passion for sports, biomechanics and technology highly desired.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, mechatronics, or biomechanics. Strong organizational, motivation, and communication skills are required.

Applications, should contain a complete resume, full list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, as well as the names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation).

We are dedicated to building a diverse community that is welcoming for everyone, regardless of disability, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, race, religion, or sexual orientation. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, mechatronics, or biomechanics.

Additional Qualifications

Strong organizational, motivation, and communication skills are required.

Special Instructions

Applications, should contain a complete resume, full list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, as well as the names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation).

Applications should be sent to Professor Conor Walsh, walsh@seas.harvard.edu

Contact Information

Professor Conor Walsh

Contact Email Walsh@seas.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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