School: Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
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. 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.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, mechatronics, or biomechanics.
In addition, extensive experience using IMUs, signal processing, calibration and data fusion for motion tracking is required for this position.
Strong organizational, motivation, and communication skills are strongly preferred. A passion for sports, biomechanics and technology is also highly desired.
Professor Conor Walsh
Contact Email: Walsh@seas.harvard.edu
Application materials include an updated CV, a cover letter describing research interests and goals, a full list of publications, and up to three relevant scientific papers. Please submit the names and contact information for up to three references.
We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.
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.
Internal Number: 10115
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