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Postdoctoral Fellows, University of Maryland, Baltimore

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  • Postdoctoral Fellows, University of Maryland, Baltimore

    The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science, is pleased to announce the availability of multiple post-doctoral research fellowships through the U.S. Administration for Community Living, National Institute of Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, University of Maryland Advanced Neuromotor Rehabilitation Research Training (UMANRRT) Program, in potential collaboration with the Bioengineering and Kinesiology Departments, University of Maryland, College Park or the Geriatric, Neurology, Epidemiology and Pediatric Departments, University of Maryland, School of Medicine. The preferred applicant will have a recent doctoral degree, with experience/research interest in one or more the following areas:

    • EEG/EMG signal processing and/or rehabilitation robotics, with applications to neurorehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders/musculoskeletal injuries
    • Biomechanical, neuroimaging, sensorimotor learning, and/or movement analysis skills related to understanding and improving the recovery of upper limb or locomotion skills post-stroke
    • Biomechanical and/or cognitive-motor skills related to balance control and falls in older adults and patients with neurological injuries.
    • Musculoskeletal imaging, exercise, and/or metabolism experience for applications to older adults with chronic health conditions
    • Neuromotor function and balance control in children and adolescents with hematologic and oncologic diseases.
    • A focus on interventional studies in aging and stroke populations that concentrate on the interaction of neuromotor, biomechanical and behavioral processes.

    To apply, applicants should send a cover letter to include a statement of career goals, CV, and contact information for three references to:

    Janice Abarro, Research Coordinator

    Starting date: Immediate or negotiable. For further information, please visit