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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 10/05/2020
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department NJMS-Physical Medicine & Rehab

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the New Jersey Medical School.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct motor function rehabilitation and underlying neurophysiology research. The successful candidate will work on ongoing research that employs innovative interventions for promoting regeneration and repair of the compromised neuromuscular system and motor function recovery following neurological, neuromuscular and musculoskeletal diseases and injuries in diverse patient populations including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cancer, and stroke.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Assists in ongoing endeavors as well as develop his/her own mentored research projects.
  • Contributes towards various aspects of research projects ranging from inception (e.g., study formulation, grants writing, etc.) to manuscript publication.
  • Fulfills all mandatory Compliance requirements (i.e. CITI, HIPAA and other required certifications).
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary $50,004/yr.
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Doctorate in Engineering (e.g. Biomedical, Rehabilitation, Mechanical), Biomechanics, Kinesiology, Motor Control/Neuroscience, or a related field.
  • Strong candidates will have prior experience in performing research studies in human subjects, as well as some history of publication and presentation of original research.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience with motion analysis, experience with medical imaging (e.g., MRI, high-density EEG, TMS).
  • Experience with EMG collection/analysis.
  • Ability to independently develop processing methods for data analysis (using for example Matlab or Labview).
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis, and excellent written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Number 20ST1762
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
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