Postdoctoral Associate in Neuromodulation

University of Florida Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Disease

United States


The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Disease in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida is seeking highly talented post-doctoral fellows to participate in research projects focused on neuromodulation therapy for neurological and psychiatric conditions including Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, dystonia, traumatic brain injury, pain, Tourette syndrome, and others. The position is supported by federally funded grants awarded to Dr. Christopher Butson and other Fixel Institute faculty.

The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team of experts conducting translational research on several projects, depending upon aptitude and training. The applicant will have the opportunity to develop their research, publication, and presentation skills under structured mentorship from established faculty investigators. The newly constructed Fixel Institute is part of a vibrant research community that includes biomedical engineers, neurophysiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and neuroscientists.


  • PhD, MD or MD/PhD, and experience in fields relevant to translational clinical research.
  • Expert knowledge in scientific computing; strong mathematical skills/knowledge.
  • Experience with large integration projects is considered a strength.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory.
  • A willingness to collaborate in a highly diverse, multi-disciplinary environment is essential.

Preferred candidates will have a strong record of productivity from previous training. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Instructions

Applications should include a CV, cover letter of intent, and a list of 3 references with contact information. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Christopher Butson at; however, applications must be submitted online.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

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