Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the New Jersey Medical School.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct motor function rehabilitation and underlying neurophysiology research. The successful candidate will work on ongoing research that employs innovative interventions for promoting regeneration and repair of the compromised neuromuscular system and motor function recovery following neurological, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases and injuries in diverse patient populations including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cancer, and stroke.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists in ongoing endeavors as well as develop his/her own mentored research projects.
Contributes towards various aspects of research projects ranging from inception (e.g., study formulation, grants writing, etc.) to manuscript publication.
Fulfills all mandatory Compliance requirements (i.e. CITI, HIPAA and other required certifications).
Minimum Education and Experience:
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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with motion analysis, experience with medical imaging (e.g., MRI, high-density EEG, TMS).
Experience with EMG collection/analysis.
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.
Posting Number: 20ST1762
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 120319
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.