Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Neurosurgery at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The project for this position involves research on the role of adenosine in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and requires knowledge of SUDEP models and physiological techniques. The candidate will perform research within a multidisciplinary research team and is expected to produce and publish research data and to contribute to grant applications.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Independently conducts and participates in ongoing research for the Neurosurgery department.
Obtains research mentorship from the Chair and other key members of the research team, to develop new proposals for research related to neurosurgery.
Capable of presenting at research meetings and educational conferences that are held in the department from time to time.
Updates the editorial staff with the status of each of the manuscripts that he/she is working on at least once bi- weekly.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in biomedical sciences or neuroscience.
Background in neuroscience and epilepsy research.
Candidates in all-but-degree (ABD) status will also be considered.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The candidate must be highly motivated with evidence of productivity.
The candidate must possess strong writing skills, be well organized, and have the ability to think independently.
Posting Number: 20ST1275
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 117216
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