Postdoctoral Fellow with the Laboratory of Clinical Respiratory-Cardiovascular Neurophysiology

University of Louisville/KSCIRC
Louisville, Kentucky
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Jan 5, 2024

Postdoctoral Fellow with the Laboratory of Clinical Respiratory-Cardiovascular Neurophysiology

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

Learn about us:

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:

Job Information

  • Job ID: 
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Company Name for Job: KSCIRC, University of Louisville
  • Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Industry: Postdoc
  • Job Function: Postdoc
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years, with possibility of extension
  • Min Education: MD/Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 0-10%


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