The University of Connecticut (UConn)
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.
Erika Skoe, at the University of Connecticut, is seeking a postdoctoral auditory neuroscientist to join her team to work on an NSF-funded project on bilingualism and auditory system aging. The project combines EEG-based and MRI-based methods to compare Spanish-English bilinguals to monolingual English speakers.
The position has a flexible start date. The initial appointment is one year and renewable for up to three years total, with a preference given to those who can commit to at least two years in the position. The position includes opportunities for professional development and interdisciplinary training, as well as the opportunity to be part of the large and vibrant community of language and auditory researchers at the University of Connecticut.
- Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders, psychology, neuroscience, or related fields.
- Expertise in MRI and/or EEG data collecting and processing.
- Strong evidence of research productivity.
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Programming experience in R and MatLAB.
- Experience with clinical audiological methods.
- Conversational Spanish.
This is a full-time, 12-month position with an anticipated start date of September 1st. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #495334 to upload a recent CV, a brief statement of research interests (1 page), and the contact information for 2 references.
Please email Erika Skoe (Erika.firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applications received prior to July 4, 2021 will be given full consideration.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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