Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
A post-doctoral position is available at the Human Motor Control Laboratory at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami, under the direction of Dr. Monica A. Perez. The candidate will be part of a research group that aims to understand the neural mechanisms involved in the control of voluntary movement in healthy subjects and in individuals with spinal cord injury. This theme is mainly investigated from a neurophysiological point of view, using a combination of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), peripheral nerve stimulation and imaging techniques (EEG and fMRI).
Current research projects examine: (1). The contribution of the primary motor cortex, the corticospinal system, and subcortical pathways to the control grasping, (2). The organization of paired-pulse TMS-induced indirect (I) waves, and (3) The use of spike-time dependent like plasticity to enhance the activity of residual corticospinal projections after spinal cord injury. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and contact Dr. Monica A. Perez (firstname.lastname@example.org or (+1) 305-243-7119).
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):
Ph.D. degree in cognitive/behavioral neuroscience, motor control, biomedical engineering, experimental psychology, and related fields are encouraged to apply. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply. Experience with TMS is preferred.
Internal Number: 1096
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