Post Doctoral Fellow
Internal Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
College/Division: Arnold School of Public Health
Department: Communication Science and Disorders
Advertised Salary Range: salary commensurate with education and experience
Part/Full-time: Full Time
Job Search Category: Other Professional
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 (www.sc.edu/comd/fridriks) 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.
EEO Statement: 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.