CUNY Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Fellow) - Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences in New York, New York


Conducts academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.

  • Develops research plans and proposals and participates in acquiring funding

  • Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data

  • Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings

  • Collaborates with internal and external colleagues

  • Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct as defined by the University and relevant outside parties


Research Associate




The Clinical Neuroimaging Lab (CNL, PI: Junghoon John Kim, Ph.D.) at CUNY School of Medicine of The City College of New York (CCNY) is inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship (1 year appointment which may be renewable for up to 3 years). The lab’s current research focus is on neural mechanisms of natural recovery and neuro-rehabilitation in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Depending on research interests and skills, the fellow will be allowed to focus on one or more of the following research areas in TBI: 1) longitudinal multi-modal neuroimaging, 2) neuromodulation of cognitive impairment and post-traumatic fatigue, and 3) biomarkers of axonal and microvascular injuries. Responsibilities may include: experimental design, data acquisition & analysis, manuscript preparation, and grant writing.

Located in the City College of New York’s beautiful upper Manhattan campus, CNL benefits from the state-of-the-art research MRI facility at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center with MRI compatible TMS and HD-tDCS systems. CNL has strong collaborative relationship with scientists and clinicians at the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai, the Trauma Center at St. Barnabas Hospital, and the Neural Engineering Group at CCNY.


Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability.


Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, neuroscience, psychology or a related field, have strong statistical, computer programming, and writing skills, and a demonstrated interest in studying patients with brain injury. Preference will be given to applicants who have expertise in neuroimaging analysis and/or neuromodulation methods (tDCS, TMS).


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.



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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.


Open until filled, with resume review to begin on December 28, 2018.


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Job Title: Research Associate (Post-Doctoral Fellow) - Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences

Job ID: 19842

Location: CUNY School of Medicine

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular