Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation
(KMRREC), Human Performance and Movement Analysis Laboratory (HPMAL) is
seeking a post-doctoral fellow who is interested research with adult
rehabilitation populations for MDs who have completed residency in PM&R
and for Ph.D.s who have studied neuroscience, biomedical engineering,
biomechanics, kinesiology and other rehabilitation-related fields.
Applicants must be a citizen or permanent resident of the US to be
eligible. Ongoing self-initiated research is carried under the
direction Dr. Sue Ann Sisto, and laboratory mentors with both
neurological and orthopedic populations. Research areas include amputee
gait, human balance control, neuroplasticity in the recovery of function
after stroke, wheelchair racing, clinical research trials of
neurorehabilitation techniques, spasticity management techniques and
biomechanics of orthopedic injuries. Broader research approaches
include mathematical modeling of human movement and virtual reality.
Research training is individualized, multidisciplinary and emphasizes
the actual conduct of research. A competitive salary and fringe benefit
package are provided.

The HPMAL is equipped with the a 3D motion 6 camera motion analysis
system, including 2 in-ground force plates and 2 dynamic EMG acquisition
systems, portable metabolic system and a foot pressure sensing device.
Many workstations and software needed to process data are available.
The HPMAL closely affiliates with the University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey, both the departments of physical therapy and
physical medicine and rehabilitation, and the New Jersey Institute of
Technology, departments of mathematics and computational biology.

KMRREC is located in West Orange, New Jersey, on the campus of the
prestigious world- renowned rehabilitation institute, Kessler Institute
for Rehabilitation. KMRREC is part of the NIDRR model systems TBI and
SCI Centers. An academic appointment in the department of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Medicine and Dentistry
of New Jersey in Newark is available for qualified candidates. KMRREC
is a non-profit organization dedicated to medical rehabilitation
research and a subsidiary of the public charity supporting organization
known as the Henry H. Kessler Foundation, Inc. KMRREC’s mission is to
conduct cutting edge research and state-of-the-art education in medical
science, KMRREC currently has a staff of approximately 45 dedicated
research staff including 6 post-doctoral fellows funded by federal
training grants, with annual grant funding exceeding 3 million dollars
plus endowments.

Qualified Candidates should forward their curriculum vitae and the name
of three references to:

Sue Ann Sisto, Ph.D.
Director, Human Performance and Movement Analysis Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physical
University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ
Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
Fax: 973-243-6984
Phone: 973-243-6888

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