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Postdoctoral Scholar - Sensorimotor and Human Neuroscience at Penn State University, University Park.

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  • Postdoctoral Scholar - Sensorimotor and Human Neuroscience at Penn State University, University Park.


    I have an opening in my laboratory for a postdoctoral fellow. The position is annually renewable. The funding is for two years initially, but there is a possibility to extend the position.

    The job description and position requirements are listed below.

    Please feel free to reach out with any questions to tsingh AT psu dOT edu.



    The successful applicant will conduct human neuroscience research studies to quantify sensorimotor deficits in an aging population as well as patients suffering from neurological disorders. The postdoctoral researcher will be involved in experimental design, data collection, data analysis, manuscript writing and assistance with grant-writing. The researcher is also expected to co-mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the laboratory. Finally, the researcher is expected to work on collaborative projects between our Sensorimotor Neuroscience and Learning Lab and partners at the University of Delaware.

    Required qualifications:
    • Ph.D. in sensorimotor neuroscience, motor control, motor learning, neural engineering, neurorehabilitation, mathematical psychology, or biomedical engineering
    • Experience with MATLAB and Simulink programming
    • At-least one first-author peer-reviewed publication in a sensorimotor neuroscience journal
    • Strong critical and analytical thinking skills
    • Strong technical writing, presentation and communication skills
    • High self-motivation and persistence
    • Proficient in experimental design with human participants and statistical analysis

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience with KINARM robots and eye-tracking
    • Experience with surface electrophysiological techniques (EEG & EMG)
    • Experience with brain stimulation (transcranial magnetic stimulation)
    • Experience with programming in Python and R

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