Post Doctoral Fellow

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00599PO20Classification TitlePost Doctoral FellowInternal TitlePost Doctoral FellowCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionArnold School of Public HealthDepartmentASPH Communication Sciences and DisordersBand UnclassifiedAdvertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.Advertised Salary RangeSalary commensurate to qualificationsLocation of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryOtherBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

This position assists in providing leadership in research on two NIH-funded studies focused on adolescents with fragile X syndrome, mothers with the FMR1 premutation, and mothers of children with autism, using multiple behavioral and physiological indicators. The fellow will work with the faculty principal investigator to provide overall leadership of these research studies including recruiting participants, assisting in organizing and providing training, conducting assessments, writing articles and grant applications, conducting relevant literature reviews, and making professional presentations. This position is established in support of expanded research activities and projects.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

This position requires a doctoral degree in speech and hearing sciences/communication sciences and disorders or in a related field. Requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed before the position start date, but applicants who are in the process of completing their degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications

This individual must be able to communicate effectively with faculty as well as both graduate and undergraduate students. They should be able to work independently and have strong clinical and research training as well as skills in data management and analyses. They must be interested and effective inworking with individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families.


Confidentiality; Multiple Concurrent Tasks Reasoning; Verbal Communication; Written Communication; Antalytical and Problem Solving

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date01/16/2021If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date01/15/2022Job Open Date10/05/2020Job Close Date11/19/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial 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 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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by November 19, 2020

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you acquired or will you acquire by the position start date a doctoral degree in speech and hearing sciences/communication sciences and disorders or a doctoral degree in a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 10/6/2020
    Application Due: 10/20/2020
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