Available Positions

Position Available: Post-Doctoral Fellow (full-time)

Location: University of Missouri- Columbia

The Rehabilitation Neuroscience Laboratory (RNL) at the University of Missouri is recruiting a full-time postdoctoral fellow. This individual will join a well-equipped cognitive neuroscience lab with access to patient populations and clinical collaborators. A major focus is on understanding the functional (sensory, motor, and cognitive) consequences of central neuroplasticity associated with injuries and surgical repairs to the peripheral nerves.

Requirements include a relevant PhD and/or MD degree(s) and a high level of intrinsic motivation. The successful individual will possess solid statistics and computing skills and have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Prior experience with one or more of the following techniques is highly desirable: MRI/fMRI, TMS/tDCS, EEG/ERP, psychophysics, movement kinematics.

The RNL provides a challenging and supportive environment in which to gain additional training and has a history of success in preparing postdoctoral scientists for independent research careers. View lab publications at the following link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=SWZ_DBQAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate

About the location: Columbia is a vibrant and diverse university community whose centralized location offers quick access to St. Louis and Kansas City as well as the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.  Columbia’s eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, art galleries, music venues, coffee houses, annual festivals, and sporting events means there is never a shortage of things to do.  Columbia is also in proximity to a host of historic towns and state parks featuring boating, fishing, hiking, biking, and much more.  In addition, Columbia offers an outstanding environment for raising a family with exceptional schools at all levels, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, and affordable cost-of-living.  For more information, please visit http://www.como.gov/.

To apply, please visit the MU website at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/ and submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest.  For additional information about the position, please contact Scott H. Frey, PhD, at freys@missouri.edu.  Applications will be reviewed starting immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. 

Salary is based on NIH guidelines; the position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty and Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits/.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery, and excellence.  The University of Missouri is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.