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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

College of Education & Human Development

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Georgia State University

Speech-language pathology is a U.S. News & World Report #10 Best Job, offering Georgia State students an abundance of employment and leadership opportunities upon graduation.

CSD at Georgia State is a highly ranked program and is always exploring new ways for our students to immerse themselves in the world of communication sciences and disorders. Our mission is to offer a high-quality graduate experience, which guides students to implement evidence-based services across the scope of practice in speech-language pathology.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department (CSD) at Georgia State University is looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate. In this role the Post-Doctoral Research Associate will manage the regulatory research functions of active studies related to alternative interventions for aphasia and manage study recruitment and enrollment moving toward independence as the Fellowship progresses. This position is for a two-year appointment.


  • Flexible work environment. 
  • Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.
  • A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.
  • Professional development opportunity and mentorship.
  • A rapidly growing center within an academic setting.


  • Serve as Lab Manager for the Language Recovery & Communication Technology Lab.
  • Assist with the collection and analysis of data related to alternative interventions.
  • Assist with outlining and writing manuscripts and grants related to alternative interventions.
  • Present work at regional, national, and international venues.
  • Assist with preparing conference abstracts, proposals, conference presentation related to alternative interventions.
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students on projects related to alternative interventions for aphasia (e.g., thesis, dissertations, independent studies, treatment related to studies).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field.

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: College of Education & Human Development
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 02/21/24, 7:23:15 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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