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Post-doctoral Fellow Position in Stroke Rehabilitation in Houston, TX

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  • Post-doctoral Fellow Position in Stroke Rehabilitation in Houston, TX

    The UTHealth Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory at TIRR Memorial
    Hermann Hospital is seeking a highly motivated researcher to join the laboratory
    and contribute to ongoing projects. The research laboratory is part of Department
    of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Texas –
    Medical School at Houston. The lab is housed in the outpatient clinic at TIRR
    Memorial Hermann Hospital that allows easy and convenient access to patient
    populations, including stroke.

    The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be expected to contribute to the
    ongoing research projects in rehabilitation of impaired hand function after stroke via innovative interventions, such as breathing-controlled electrical stimulation. Further development of innovative device is expected. Therefore, a successful candidate should have a recent PhD degree in rehabilitation engineering, rehabilitation science, biomedical engineering, or related fields. Proficiency in LabView and MatLab
    and experience with experimental studies of movement neuroscience are
    required. Neurophysiological training is desired. Experience with clinical studies,
    good English and communication skills are desired.

    The position is available immediately. The initial appointment is for one year with
    a possibility of extension and promotion. Salary depends on the experience.
    Positions will remain open until filled.

    Applicants should submit an application letter with a complete C.V. (including the
    names and e-mail addresses of three references) and two representative journal
    articles (pdf version) to Sheng Li (, Associate Professor of
    PM&R, University of Texas Medical School – Houston.

    The UTHSC-H is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/D/V