Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Research Post-doctoral Training Opportunity University of Alabama Birmingham
A full-time, postdoctoral research fellowship position is available in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine. Funding is available for one year, with the possibility for extended funding. During the first year, this position will assist Rachel Cowan, PhD and Jereme Wilroy, PhD with projects focused on pain, wheelchair seating and mobility, and physical activity in adults with spinal cord injury. If funding is extended beyond the first year, opportunities for focused training and experience in one domain are possible. Expectations for applicants:
Highly motivated candidates with a PhD or equivalent degree in rehabilitation science, kinesiology, exercise physiology, psychology, physical therapy, or occupational therapy are encouraged to apply.
Area of prior research experience is flexible, but demonstrated experience with adults with spinal cord injury or other non-ambulatory populations is highly desired.
Prior experience with recruitment of these populations from clinical and community environments is desired.
English fluency is required.
Please submit a curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch and a one-page cover letter detailing research experience and goals during a postdoctoral fellowship. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable, with as soon as possible preferred. Salary commensurate with experience level, following NIH guidance.
For more information or to submit your application please contact Stephanie Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 205-975-8298.
About our Postdoc Office: UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. Here at UAB, nearly 300 postdoctoral fellows are training currently in a variety of disciplines. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards. The Office of Postdoctoral Education strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.
About the University: UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion or call (205) 934-8762. Or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.
Internal Number: UAB PMR - 001
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