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Visiting Fellow, Sargent College

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
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Visiting Fellow, Sargent College

Tracking Code22599929220615Job Description

The Stepp Lab for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering at Boston University anticipates an opening for a full-time Visiting Fellow. Research areas include voice and speech motor control, acoustic features of voice and speech production, communication outcomes in gender-diverse speakers, and functional measurements of voice and speech in health and disease.

The salary will be commensurate with my background and experience. Employees will receive the full benefits that Boston University offers by the position and appointment term. Appointments will be for 1 year, although ideal candidates will stay longer (renewal dependent on continued excellent performance in meeting the required duties and continued availability of funds). Full-time employees of BU are also eligible for extensive tuition remission benefits and participation in courses at Boston University is encouraged based on the scheduling of job duties. All candidates must be dedicated to building, maintaining, and promoting a collaborative, diverse, inclusive, equitable, and just environment within and beyond Boston University.

Required Skills

Successful candidates should hold a B.S. and/or M.S. in speech, language, and hearing sciences, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, computer science, biology, or similar. Candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas are strongly preferred: speech acoustics, speech-language pathology, audiology/hearing science, LGBTQIA+ topics, signal processing, statistics, human subjects research, clinical research coordination and/or recruitment, IRB application preparation and management. A lived experience in any of the areas of study is valued. Strong communication skills are essential: Candidates must have an excellent command of spoken and written English. Previous experience in a lab environment is preferred as is an interest in contributing to scientific dissemination via manuscript and/or presentation preparation.

Applications to: Cara Stepp, Ph.D. Director of the Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering Lab- [email protected]

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to comply with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of the date of hire.  You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions).  For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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