Post Doctoral Fellow

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Logo Posting Number STA00387PO18 Classification Title Post Doctoral Fellow Internal Title Post Doctoral Fellow Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department Communication Science and Disorders Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range $50,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

A post-doctoral position is available in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC, USA). Prospective hires will join a research team headed by Julius Fridriksson ( as part of the Center for the Study of Aphasia Recovery (C-STAR), which is funded by a P50 grant from the NIH. The primary research focus of the lab is as follows: 1) neural basis of speech/language processing with special emphasis on brain plasticity; 2) neurophysiology of aphasia recovery; and 3) predicting aphasia recovery from neural, biographical and cognitive-linguistic variables. This research relies on a range of MR methodologies, including lesion-symptom mapping, task fMRI, resting state fMRI connectivity and structural connectivity. The ideal applicant for the position will work as a part of a research team as well as have the chance to initiate and carry out independent projects.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field. Training in statistics and familiarity with neuroimaging softwares .

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SPSS and Matlab


The Postdoctoral Fellow should have experience collecting and analyzing data in post-stroke aphasia, or related acquired neurogenic communication disorders.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 06/21/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 06/20/2019 Job Open Date 03/27/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have training in statistics and have familiarity with neuroimaging software?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents





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    Posted: 3/28/2018
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