JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Translational Neuro-Engineering Laboratory
A postdoctoral position is available in the Translational Neuro-Engineering Laboratory, a multi-disciplinary team of investigators led by Dr. Robert Gross at Emory University.
The Translational Neuro-Engineering Laboratory is focused on utilizing core neuro-engineering principles to develop novel technologies for treating neurological diseases. The group is adept at addressing clinically relevant problems due to its close collaborations with clinicians at Emory University and research scientists at Emory and Georgia Institute of Technology.
The group is currently recruiting a post-doctoral scientist whose training and goals overlap with the interests of its members, broadly in the areas of: