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Seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Engineer, CUNY, New York, USA

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  • Seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Engineer, CUNY, New York, USA

    Seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar or Research Engineer II, City University of New York (CUNY), New York, USA

    A postdoctoral research position or electronics/electrical/biomedical research engineer II is available in Dr. Maria Knikou’s Klab4Recovery at the Department of Physical Therapy, City University of New York/College of Staten Island. Our lab integrates neurophysiology and biomechanics to decipher the mechanisms of action of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation and robotic gait training in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Several research projects and randomized clinical trials, in collaboration with the Veterans Affairs in the Bronx are currently active, supported by the NICHD/NIH and the NYSDOH. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other research fellows from different disciplines, and will have access to state-of-the-art laboratory housing equipment necessary for neurophysiology and biomechanics. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for hardware/software interaction, and further development of analytical software. Highly motivated candidates with particular interest in understanding pathological movement control, pathological neuronal circuits, and functional neuroplasticity in people with Spinal Cord Injury are encouraged to apply.

    Interested individuals with a recent Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical-Electronic Engineering are encouraged to apply.

    Interested individuals with a M.Sc. in Electrical-Electronic Engineering and research lab experience are also encouraged to apply and will be considered. Previous experience with programming and hardware/software adjustment/development is desirable.

    Dr. Maria Knikou’s laboratory is located at the College of Staten Island. College of Staten Island is one of the 12 senior colleges of the City University of New York, one of the largest public universities in the US. We are committed to ethnic, racial, and gender diversity on our campus and strongly encourage applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Interested candidates should send CV and names and contact information for 3 references to Applications will be reviewed in the order received. The position is available immediately. Salary is competitive based on the years of training.

    The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

    Maria Knikou, PT, Ph.D.
    Professor, City University of New York