The NeuroRecovery Research Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital is seeking a highly motivated researcher to contribute to ongoing projects. The research center is part of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Texas – Medical School at Houston. The research center is house in TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital that allows easy and convenient access to patient populations, including stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputation and pain. TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital is ranked #3 in Rehabilitation according to US News and World Report.
A successful candidate must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD) in rehabilitation science, rehabilitation engineering, neurophysiology or related areas. The candidate must be highly motivated to advance his/her research career in neurorehabilitation. Proficiency in LabView and MatLab and experience with experimental studies of movement neuroscience are required. Experience with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) or transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in human subjects is desired.
The post-doctoral fellow is expected to contribute to ongoing projects on neuromodulation for stroke recovery. Development of new projects for possible grant proposal submission and collaboration with other faculty members are strongly encouraged.