Posted on September 20, 2017
Hand Biomechanics Postdoc Position
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic. The projects will involve investigating the biomechanics of the hand/wrist. Applicants must have (1) a Ph.D. demonstrating creative and independent research, (2) a background in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, or closely related field, and (3) excellent written and oral communication skills in English. It is expected that applicants are highly self-motivated, possess a good balance of technical expertise and analytical thinking, and can work well both independently and collaboratively on interdisciplinary projects. Applications for this position should be sent to Dr. Zong-Ming Li (liz4@ccf.org) and include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. For more information about the Hand Research Laboratory, please visit www.handlab.org or www.lerner.ccf.org/bme/li/.



Posted on February 22, 2016
Research Engineer position available
A research engineer position is available in the HandLab. If you are interested, please apply here.



Posted on January 25, 2016
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates
The goals of this NSF funded REU program are to expose undergraduate engineers to basic science biomedical engineering research, while helping them to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, enhance and expand their technical skills, improve their leadership and communication abilities while empowering them to work independently and allowing them to use engineering solutions to solve clinical problems. Summer positions are available, and more information can be found here:
http://www.lerner.ccf.org/bme/education/nsfreu/



Posted on September 26, 2015
Post-doctoral fellow position in hand sensorimotor function
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic. The position entails the investigation of hand sensorimotor function using brain stimulation and neuroimaging techniques. Applicants should have (1) a PhD degree with strong research experience, (2) an interest in motor control and brain plasticity, and (3) an academic research background in biomechanics, motor control, or other closely related field. Strong written and oral communication skills in English are required. More information is available on our laboratory website www.handlab.org. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Zong-Ming Li (liz4@ccf.org or lizongming@gmail.com).



Posted on May 4, 2015
Post-doctoral fellow position in carpal tunnel biomechanics
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Lerner Research Institute at Cleveland Clinic. This position entails investigating the biomechanics of the wrist. Successful candidates must have (1) a doctoral degree, (2) academic research background in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, or closely related field, and (3) excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Zong-Ming Li. Formal applications for the postdoctoral fellow position should be sent to Dr. Zong-Ming Li. The application should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. For more information about the Hand Research Laboratory, please visit www.handlab.org and www.lerner.ccf.org/bme/li/.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Zong-Ming Li, PhD
Director, Hand Research Laboratory

liz4@ccf.org
lizongming@gmail.com
216-444-1211



Posted on September 15, 2013
Post-doctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. The Cleveland Clinic provides an outstanding interactive environment for biomedical research training with state-of-the-art support facilities. Some relevant information of our hand research can be found at www.handlab.org. The research projects are related to the sensorimotor control of the hand with the clinical applications to carpal tunnel syndrome. The positions involve interactions with members in various basic science and clinic departments such as bioengineering, rehabilitation, and orthopaedics. An applicant should (1) have a PhD degree with strong research experiences, (2) have an academic background in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, orthopaedics, neuroscience, or other closely related discipline, and (3) demonstrate a strong interest in studying biomechanics and motor control of the hand and upper limb. Expected work for this position includes some of the following: performing experiments with human subjects and cadaveric specimens; using motion analysis systems; being familiar with robotic technology; programming with Matlab, LabVIEW and others; collecting, analyzing and interpreting experimental data; constructing biomechanical and mathematical models; and helping prepare manuscripts and reports. The positions are to be filled as soon as possible. Interested candidates please send a cover letter, CV and contact information for three for references to Dr. Zong-Ming Li (liz4@ccf.org or lizongming@gmail.com).


Posted on February 20, 2013
We welcome volunteers diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome to participate in our research studies. All of our research procedures are safe, non-invasive, and fun. For more details, click here.
 

Posted on January 15, 2012

Research Volunteers

Though there are no paid positions available at this time, we always welcome research volunteers to work with us. If you are interested, please contact us.

 


Post-doctoral Fellow and Research Engineer

Posted on September 21, 2009

Two positions (a post-doctoral and a research engineer) are available in the Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. The research projects are related to the biomechanics and rehabilitation of the hand and upper limb. The positions involve interactions with members in various basic science and clinic units such as bioengineering, rehabilitation, and orthopaedics. An applicant should (1) have a PhD degree or a Master's degree with strong research experiences, (2) have academic background in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, orthopaedics, neuroscience, or other closely related disciplines, and (3) demonstrate a strong interest in studying biomechanics and motor control of the hand and upper limb. Expected work for this position includes some of the following: performing experiments with human subjects and cadaveric specimens; using motion analysis systems; being familiar with robotic technology, programming with Matlab, LabVIEW, and others; collecting, analyzing and interpreting experimental data; constructing biomechanical and mathematical models; and helping prepare manuscripts and reports. The positions are to be filled as soon as possible. Initial appointment will be two years with possible extension. Effective on October 1, 2009, our lab will relocate to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Interested candidates please send application (a cover letter, CV and two names for reference) to Dr. Zong-Ming Li (lizongming@gmail.com).