Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Search #: 495334
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associates


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 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.

Founded in 1881, the UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant institution and member of the Space Grant Consortium. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges, including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students. UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25 public universities in the nation. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, UConn embraces diversity and cultivates leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. UConn promotes the health and well-being of citizens by enhancing the social, economic, cultural, and natural environments of the state and beyond. The University serves as a beacon of academic and research excellence as well as a center for innovation and social service to communities. UConn is a leader in many scholarly, research, and innovation areas. Today, the path forward includes exciting opportunities and notable challenges. Record numbers of undergraduate applications and support for student success have enabled the University to become extraordinarily selective.


  • 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, 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 ([email protected]) 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.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on July 4, 2021.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

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.

Advertised: Jun 04 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 04 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 7/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time