The Catholic University of America

CABRR Research: Open Positions



Rehabilitation Research Fellowship

Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Research at the DC VAMC and NRH


The Movement Science (non-clinical) track of the Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research (PT/TBI) Fellowship is intended to develop young investigators with the knowledge, skills, and mentorship required to address VA priorities in the area of rehabilitation research in support of our Nation's Veterans.

Movement scientists with an earned doctoral degree in neuroscience, motor control, bioengineering, or other related area will receive 2 years of in-depth training in clinical research for polytrauma, TBI, and other neurological disorders. Mentored learning experiences in neurophysiological assessment and robotics may be available based on the fellowship project and selected mentor.

The The Movement Science track PT/TBI Fellowship will be based at the Washington DC VA Medical Center (DC VAMC) and the

Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research (CABRR)

at NRH in partnership with The Catholic University of America, Georgetown University, Med Star Health, and the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS).

Salary, benefits, and research stipend will be provided. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; the position will remain open until filled.

Training Notes:

Didactic training will be supported by the DC VAMC, CABRR, and the GHUCCTS. The learning program will be individualized based on the academic preparation and interests of the fellow. Supplemental funds for direct research costs and training will be provided.


Successful candidates will have a doctoral degree in a field pertinent to movement science and be U.S. residents.


Please submit your NIH Biosketch (4 pages or less) and a one-page statement of interest to the contact below to receive the application materials:


PT/TBI Fellowship Deputy Director:

Michael Harris-Love, MPT, DSc