Postdoctoral Fellow: Laboratory of Clinical Respiratory-Cardiovascular Neurophysiology

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

Job posting number: #7198739

Posted: December 5, 2023

Salary / Pay Rate: Compensation will be commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

"The Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center at the University of Louisville is pleased to announce a position for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join the Laboratory of Clinical Respiratory-Cardiovascular Neurophysiology under the direction of Alexander Ovechkin, MD, PhD. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for organizing and conducting day-to-day research activities related to projects involving human spinal cord injury. The Postdoctoral Fellow will play an important role in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded grants examining the neural mechanisms of recovery in individuals who have undergone rehabilitative respiratory-cardiovascular and/or spinal cord stimulation rehabilitative interventions. Additionally, the Postdoctoral Fellow will be involved in other projects examining the effects of respiratory-cardiovascular rehabilitative approaches alone and in combination with neuromodulatory interventions, such as invasive/non-invasive spinal cord stimulation and pharmacological agents to increase the excitability of nervous system.

Training as a Postdoctoral Fellow includes all relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia:
- Research activities,
- Manuscript preparation of research findings,
- Reading literature,
- Manuscript reviewing,
- Presentations at meetings,
- Attendance and presentation at seminars,
- Organization and attendance at training related activities,
- Limited training in teaching related activities

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Applicants should submit an application package that includes a cover letter with personal statement outlining the relevant background and publications, curriculum vitae, and the contact information of 2 – 3 references directly to the Director, Dr. Alexander V. Ovechkin at: [email protected]

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Job posting number:#7198739
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of Louisville
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