05-07-2009, 04:51 AM
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, internationally known for its research in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive rehabilitation, is launching a new program area in movement science/ mobility rehabilitation with the intention to fill approximately 4 Institute Scientist positions over the next 6 years. We now seek a clinical scientist to assist with building the program and recruiting other investigators. Applicants should have a background in movement science and experience in translational research, particularly as applied to neurologic populations. A background in neuroplasticity as affected by intensive practice and/or as modulated by pharmacologic agents or electrical stimulation is desirable. The ideal candidate is a mid-career scientist (Physical Therapy, Physiatry, Neurology, Kinesiology, or related) with a track record of extramural funding and a desire to apply the latest research tools to the development of innovative treatment protocols.

This full-time research position offers numerous opportunities for collaboration with other MRRI investigators and skilled MossRehab clinicians, and with colleagues in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, including those involved in structural and functional neuroimaging, TMS, and tDCS. Office and laboratory space are available in a newly renovated research building, with ready access to relevant patient populations The appropriate candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the creation of this new program area.

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network is proud to offer our employees unparalleled career opportunities including competitive compensation, attractive benefits plan including medical/dental/vision coverage, generous vacation time, and tuition reimbursement. EOE

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 letters of reference to Kevin Whelihan, Administrator, MRRI, MossRehab @ Elkins Park, 60 E. Township Line Road, 2nd Floor West Building, Elkins Park, PA 19027 or whelihank@einstein.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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