The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine is the world’s most comprehensive research center specializing in spinal cord injury. Our multi-disciplinary team of more than 175 scientists and researchers are committed to finding new treatments for the paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury.
Individuals interested in employment at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis are encouraged to visit the University of Miami Career site for a list of available positions.
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track – Spinal Cord Repair and Regeneration (R100049581)
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Department of Neurological Surgery is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate should have a strong interest in pursuing pre-clinical research focused on developing and testing novel strategies to improve functional outcomes following spinal cord injury. Investigators using systems neuroscience, optogenetics, chemogenetics, computational, and/or regenerative approaches are of particular interest, but investigators using other approaches are also encouraged to apply (08/03/2021). Full Job Description.
RESEARCH ASSOCIATES and ASSISTANTS
Research Associate 1 (R100060465)
The Research Associate 1, SOM supports research activities for the assigned division by conducting laboratory experiments on assigned research projects. Moreover, the incumbent operates with the goal of advancing his/her expertise through continued education, training, and research. Our research is focused on spinal cord injury and neuropathic chronic pain and development of cell transplantation therapies (2023). Full Job Description
Research Associate 2 (R100060464)
The Research Associate 2, SOM contributes to the University’s research activities under the supervision of senior staff. Moreover, the incumbent understands, interprets, and complies with research policies and protocols. Our research is focused on spinal cord injury and neuropathic chronic pain and development of cell transplantation therapies. (2023) Full Job Description
Our Postdoctoral Programs offer the opportunity for candidates to perform research in a scientifically diverse setting and contribute to the overall research efforts taking place in our facility. Individuals are considered on the basis of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience. Candidates must also demonstrate willingness in furthering the continuing scientific and technological success of The Miami Project.
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THE HENRY G. STEINBRENNER SCHOLARS PROGRAM
The mission of The Henry G. Steinbrenner Scholars Program is to train the next generation of neuroscientists focused on developing new treatments and cures for some of the world’s most complex neurological diseases including traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
The Henry G. Steinbrenner Scholars Program is a prestigious and professional internship where the students are actively involved in the research and are working directly with the Principal Investigator. Since its inception, The Miami Project has trained more than 500 post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and visiting scholars. These positions provide an opportunity for exceptional students to work in state-of-the-art research laboratories. Utilizing their knowledge and laboratory skills, students take on specific functions and projects as part of a multidisciplinary team. By developing undergraduate and graduate students into the fields of science, research, medicine, and engineering, The Miami Project is increasing the number of scientists and laboratories around the world working to obtain the knowledge to initiate new discoveries and clinical trials. Learn More >
STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS and OPPORTUNITIES
Both graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to volunteer or accept part-time paid positions in many of our laboratories. Paid positions for summer students are made available each year through the support of various funding agencies. Students have opportunities in both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels with the University of Miami.
The Miami Project’s affiliation with the University of Miami Graduate Neuroscience Program makes it a prime location for the mentoring of eager students.
Graduate students in the UM Neuroscience program are trained in cellular, molecular, and integrative neuroscience and have the option of choosing mentors from among Miami Project faculty. Learn more >