Postdoctoral Associate (72108)

Gainesville, FL
Apr 01, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Associate (72108)

Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Mar 30, 2021

A postdoctoral researcher position studying human locomotion is available in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Ferris (  This position is for an initial one-year appointment, and has the potential to be renewed for an additional year based on performance and funding availability.

The postdoctoral research will work on a currently funded NIH project (U01 AG061389) designed to identify neural correlates of mobility impairments in older adults. Research will involve using high-density electroencephalography (EEG) to track changes in electrocortical dynamics in older adults in a longitudinal study. Subjects will walk on a range of terrain surfaces to determine how they compensate for surfaces that challenge their stability.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, or a related biomedical science area. Applicants must have experience with manuscript preparation and submission. Experience with Matlab, EEGLAB, EEG, and motion analysis is desirable.

Application Instructions:

In addition to applying online to Careers at UF, Applicants should send a CV, a brief statement of interest, and contact information for two references to Dr. Ferris at [email protected]. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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