Three-year NIH-funded fellowships are available at the MossRehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI), in collaboration with the Universityof Pennsylvania (Penn), for research training in cognitive and motorneuroscience and neurorehabilitation.
Available mentors conduct patient-oriented research usingbehavioral, computational, imaging, electrophysiologic, and electrical andpharmacologic neuromodulation methods. We welcome applications from individualswith a doctorate in psychology, cognitive science, communication science,kinesiology, movement science, or human neuroscience, who wish to learn toapply basic science principles to the study and treatment of behavioral andbrain deficits in adult neurological patients. We also welcome applicationsfrom individuals with clinical rehabilitation backgrounds seeking to increasetheir depth in the basic science underpinnings of assessment and treatment. Applicantsmust have a track record in research and an interest in developing anindependent research career.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; we arecommitted to ensuring a range of diversity among our training classes, and westrive to select candidates representing different kinds of programs andtheoretical orientations, geographic areas, ages, racial and ethnicbackgrounds, sexual orientations, disabilities, and life experiences. Allthings being equal, consideration is given to candidates who identifythemselves as members of historically under-represented groups on the basis ofracial or ethnic status, as representing diversity on the basis of sexualorientation, or as representing diversity on the basis of disability status.This may be indicated in the cover letter.
Mentors Include:
Laurel Buxbaum (MRRI)
Anjan Chatterjee (PENN)
Branch Coslett (PENN)
John Detre (PENN)
Dylan Edwards (MRRI)
Murray Grossman (PENN)
Roy Hamilton (PENN)
Shailesh Kantak (MRRI)
Erica Middleton (MRRI)
Amanda Rabinowitz (MRRI)
John Whyte (MRRI)

Applications should be submitted to KevinWhelihan, Research Administrator,
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- current CV
- letter describing research interests and career goals

-Given the translational focus of the trainingprogram, applicants should indicate a preferred primary mentor and, ifpossible, a secondary mentor. Thementors should offer a good fit in balancing basic and applied aspects of thecandidate’s interests.
- 2-3 letters of reference

Applications will be reviewed beginning February10 and continue until positions are filled.