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  • Postdoctoral position available in Montreal, Canada. Scholarship provided

    Principal Investigator: Christian Duval PhD
    Location: Université du Québec à Montréal, Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

    We are seeking an outstanding candidate for Postdoctoral research. Our lab aims primarily at understanding the impact of involuntary movements on voluntary motor behaviors of patients with Parkinson’s disease. We also develop new tools to automatically assess motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson.This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an international team of researchers investigating clinical & fundamental aspects of dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The position is in Biological sciences from UQAM and our laboratory is located at the Research Center of the Montreal Geriatric Institute.

    The successful candidate is expected to be highly motivated, perform research project and actively collaborate on publications related to the project. Excellent organizational skills, good writing and communication skills in English (French would be an asset) and interpersonal relationship are expected. Working knowledge of time series analysis, statistical methods as well as prior experience in research using motion capture (MOCAP), and/or with Parkinson’s disease would be an asset. We hope to recruit someone who is well versed in time series analysis and neural network.

    The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. A scholarship would be provided: For up to three years, in the amount of 30,000$ to 40,000$ CAD/year (income tax free), depending on qualifications and experiences.

    We are looking forward to receive your application, i.e., complete CV including a list of publications, a cover letter describing your research interest and why you are suitable for the position. Please provide contact information from 3 academic references or recommendations.
    Please send your documentation to:
    For further information please contact Catherine Lavigne-Pelletier by phone: (514) 340-3540#4118 or by email: