Job DescriptionWe are currently seeking highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellows to join our team at the Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center and the Department of Neurological Surgery in collaboration with the Neuroscience Collaborative Center at Frazier Rehab Institute. The areas of research focus include animal and human models of sensorimotor control of spinal locomotor circuits, activity-dependent neural plasticity, and recovery of cardiovascular function after spinal cord injury.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, rehabilitation medicine, bioengineering or other related sciences with an academic record of scientific excellence, independent research, and a strong interest in an interdisciplinary approach to the study of neural control of locomotion and activity-based rehabilitation in spinal cord injury. The applicant will have opportunities to collaborate and work in the basic and human research core facilities. The Kentucky Spinal Cord Research Center and the Neuroscience Collaborative Research Center have excellent core facilities and a vibrant, interactive and collaborative scientific environment with a strong commitment to translate research findings to the clinic.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, list of publications, and e-mail address and telephone of 3 references.
Susan Harkema, Ph.D.
Professor and Rehabilitation Research Director, Owsley B. Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation
Department of Neurological Surgery and Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center
University of Louisville
Frazier Rehab Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
502-581-8747 fax: 502-585-0406