Neurological Surgery- Asst. Professor
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-16
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The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine is seeking outstanding applicants at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor levels. A significant record of academic accomplishment and the potential to attract independent research funding are important considerations for these positions. The Miami Project offers excellent basic science, translational, and clinical research programs directed toward study of central and peripheral nervous system damage and development of novel treatments to promote functional recovery. The completion of a new Rehabilitation Hospital in 2020 will present an outstanding opportunity for the translation of emerging therapies to a large brain and spinal cord patient population. Applicants will also have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty throughout the university including the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy and Biomedical Engineering to advance multi-disciplinary approaches.
The successful applicants (PhD and/or MD) will be members of this Interdisciplinary Center of Excellence with access to numerous state-of-the-art core facilities. The candidates should have a strong interest in pursuing clinical research focused on developing and testing novel strategies to improve functional outcomes following neurological trauma and disease. Investigators using rehabilitation, electrophysiology and neuromodulation to target function and quality of life issues are of particular interest, but investigators using other approaches are also encouraged to respond. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and record of academic accomplishment.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a productive team of basic and clinical scientists investigating brain and spinal cord injury in a state-of the-art research center located in a beautiful city. These positions are available June 1, 2019. Those interested should apply online and submit their Curriculum Vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a brief summary of their research interests and goals.
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