Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation within the New Jersey Medical School to conduct Neurorehabilitation and Neuroimaging Research. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on ongoing research that uses neuroimaging to better understand motor related impairment following neurological, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases and injuries, for diverse patient populations including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cancer, and stroke. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on various aspects of research projects from inception (e.g., study formulation, grant-writing, etc.), through dissemination (conference presentation and manuscript publication).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists in ongoing endeavors as well as develop his/her own mentored research projects. There are opportunities for fellows to join existing programs.
Contributes towards various aspects of research projects ranging from inception (e.g., study formulation, grantswriting, etc.) to manuscript publication.
Fulfills all mandatory compliance requirements (i.e. CITI, HIPAA and other required certifications).
Minimum Education and Experience:
Qualifying candidates must have an earned doctorate in engineering (e.g. biomedical, rehabilitation, mechanical), biomechanics, kinesiology, motor control/neuroscience, or a related field.
Strong candidates will have prior experience in performing research studies in human subjects, as well as some history of publication and presentation of original research.
Experience with motion analysis, experience with medical imaging (e.g., MRI, high-density EEG, TMS), experience with EMG collection/analysis.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to independently develop processing methods for data analysis (using for example Matlab or Labview).
Knowledge of statistical data analysis, and excellent written communication skills.
Salary: Maximum authorized amount $50,004
Posting Number: 19ST4879
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 106330
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.