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  • Postdoctoral position in clinical neuroscience and neurorehabilitation at Cleveland Clinic

    Engineering in the field of clinical neuroscience and neuro-rehabilitation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a laboratory that studies mechanisms of brain plasticity in neurologic populations and seeks to target those mechanisms with behavioral and neurostimulation interventions for promoting functional recovery.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in one or more ongoing NIH and DoD--funded clinical trials and neuroscientific studies in stroke and spinal cord injured (SCI) populations, including a multi-site phase I/II clinical trial of non-invasive (transcranial) brain stimulation combined with rehabilitation in persons with tetraplegia following incomplete cervical SCI.

    The position requires a highly creative, motivated and independent individual with a Ph.D. in kinesiology, rehabilitation science, exercise science/physiology, biomechanics, movement science, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate this experience through a record of relevant publications. Strong laboratory and clinical research skills, ability to lead and work well in a team, an understanding of human motor control, and basic knowledge of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology would be desirable. Past experience in patient research is not required, but candidates must be willing to perform experiments in clinical settings.

    The successful candidate will be expected to interface with therapists, physicians, clinical coordinators, graduate students and other post-doctoral fellows. Candidates should be ready to start candidates can begin in Mar-Apr 2021.

    Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a research statement articulating track record and research interests and contact information of 3 references to Ela Plow PhD PT at
    Lerner Research Institute is home to all basic, translational and clinical research at Cleveland Clinic.