New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the New Jersey Medical School.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will be interested in conducting cognitive and behavioral neuroscience research in Autism Spectrum Disorder with a focus in social cognition and neuroscience. The two-year funded program aims to prepare scientists for a career in clinical research within the specialty area of pediatric research, with a focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
- Assist in ongoing endeavors as well as develop his/her own mentored research projects. There are opportunities for fellows to join existing programs of the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Research.
- Contribute towards various aspects of research projects ranging from inception (e.g., study formulation, grantswriting, etc.) to manuscript publication.
- Fulfill all mandatory Compliance requirements (i.e. CITI, HIPAA and other required certifications).