Post-Doc Fellow 046472
We are searching for an experienced Post-Doc Fellow 046472
at our Detroit campus location.
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research
university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all
backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep
rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity,
diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational
opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global
Essential Functions (Job Duties):
The Neuroimaging and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (NNL)
a) studies the influence of cognitive function on motor performance
in persons with neurological disorders;
b) uses technology (e.g., ecological momentary assessment, wearable
sensors, MRI, fNIRS, virtual reality)to enhance the investigation
of pathology and symptoms in neurological disorders; and
c) investigates novel rehabilitation interventions for persons with
The postdoctoral fellow will join ongoing projects with the
opportunity for independent research.
Additionally, fellow will:
Mentor and supervise junior students and staff
Assist Faculty Mentor with grant writing
Maintain regular communication on project status with Faculty
Mentor and other staff and trainees
Assist the Faculty Mentor in designing protocols
Present at scientific meetings
Participate in mentored grant writing
Lead in the design and management and research programs
Network and receive training for independent research careers
within or outside of academia
Assist in writing research papers
This position is for a National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
Funded Postdoctoral Fellow in Rehabilitation Research. The
candidate should have a long-term goal of rehabilitation research
in multiple sclerosis
Position will require full time, 2-year commitment.
A Ph.D. in rehabilitation science, neuroscience, biomedical
engineering, or related field is required.
The candidate must also bring strong skills in project management,
ethical conduct of research, quantitative data analysis, data
management, and scientific writing.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong
interpersonal skills. Able to maintain a friendly and approachable
manner. Able to work effectively in teams.
Self-starter, independent thinker, highly motivated, superior
planning and organizing skills. Must possess high level
problem-solving skills and be proficient at multi-tasking. Must be
able to meet deadlines.
Preference will be given to individuals who are eligible for
Physical Therapy licensure in the state of Michigan.
Clinical experience working with individuals with neurological
disorders is preferred.
Applicants with first-authored publications and/or grant-writing
experience will be given priority.
H18 - Pharmacy & Health Science
H1913 - Physical Therapy Program
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Research
Compensation Type: Annual Salary
Job Openings: 1
Reposted Position: No
Reposted Reason: None (New Requisition)
Prior Posting/Requisition Number: 046472
Background Check Requirements:
University policy requires certain persons who are offered
employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal
history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment,
the University will inform you if a background check is
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities
(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or
genetics. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color,
and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative
action/equal opportunity employer.