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Research Positions in KNIKOU Motor Control and NeuroRecovery Lab at CUNY

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    Research Positions in KNIKOU Motor Control and NeuroRecovery Lab at City University of New York

    City University of New York’s School of Health Sciences at the College of Staten Island: the Motor Control and Neurorecovery Research Lab invites applications from individuals with doctoral training in Biomedical Engineering, Movement Sciences, Physical Therapy, or a related field to join a multidisciplinary research team focused on targeted robotic locomotor training and targeted stimulation-induced neuroplasticity of individuals with spinal cord injury. Several positions are available ranging from postdoctoral research fellow to clinical manager, depending on the applicant’s credentials, previous experience, current position, and goals in their professional development.

    The successful applicants will have access to a 2000 square foot state-of-the-art clinical research lab located at the College of Staten Island’s Physical Therapy department. He/she will work along with the principal investigator, postdoctoral research fellows, and physical therapy students to execute a research project funded by the New York State Department of Health, disseminate research findings in national conferences and contribute to peer-reviewed publications. Funding for these positions is available for 3 consecutive years.

    Interested applicants are encouraged to send, as a single PDF document, a Cover Letter, research interests and career goals, a full curriculum vitae and names and contact information for two references to Prof. Maria Knikou at

    Maria Knikou, PT, Ph.D.
    Professor of Human Neurophysiology
    Graduate Center of the City University of New York
    PhD Program in Biology
    Deputy Chair in Research and Faculty Development
    Director of Motor Control and NeuroRecovery Research Lab
    DPT Department/ School of Health Sciences
    2800 Victory Blvd, 5N-207, NY 10314
    718-982-3316 (office) / 718-982-3176 (lab) / 718-982-2984 (fax)

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