Dr. Prusky’s laboratory at the Burke Neurological Institute -an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine- and Blythedale Children’s Hospital, is seeking a post-doctoral scholar to participate in a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical neuroscience project aimed at quantifying Cerebral Visual Impairment in children with brain injury. The project employs novel, closed-loop software tools that are able to rapidly quantify visual ability, even in children with significant communication and attentional deficits. The Burke Neurological Institute, located in White Plains, NY, and Blythedale Children’s Hospital, located in Valhalla, NY, are engaged in a research partnership aimed at reducing neurological disability in children.
Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field, or M.D., with experience with one or more of the following: pediatrics, physical therapy, occupational therapy, behavior, computer programming, data analysis. Knowledge of visual system structure and function, and clinical experience with children is desirable, but not required. The position is open immediately. Compensation includes National Institutes of Health scale salary and full health benefits. Please contact Glen Prusky Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer with competitive pay scales and benefits.
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About Burke Neurological Institute
The Burke Neurological Institute is a nonprofit leading scientific research institute devoted to advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries. The overarching goal of the institute, an academic affiliate of Weill Cornell Medicine, is to leverage the most innovative and highest quality neuroscience to restore brain and spinal cord function in those with neurological injury including stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, age related macular degeneration. Twenty faculty funded by federal and private agencies work alongside 100 individuals on a beautiful 60-acre campus in White Plains, New York, 15 miles from the heart of New York City.
The Burke Neurological Institute is an equal opportunity employer.