Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology of Stroke Recovery

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
NIH pay scale
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Jan 13, 2021
Position Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Psycholinguistics, Aphasia, and Neuromodulation (PLAN) lab at New York University, directed by Dr. Adam Buchwald, has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral research associate to begin in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. The postdoc will be involved in federally-funded research on stroke recovery in the domain of speech production. The overarching goal of the research is to optimize speech recovery in stroke survivors by combining effective behavioral treatment with non-invasive brain stimulation. The studies related to this project include behavioral and neurobiological investigations of speech production, including structural and functional connectivity analyses designed to enhance our understanding of stroke recovery.

The position includes designing and carrying out experimental studies and neurobiological analyses in stroke survivors and neurotypical speakers, as well as overseeing research assistants, analyzing data, and working with Dr. Buchwald on manuscripts and other writing. The postdoc will receive training in research as well as in professional development skills that will support advancement to the next career stage. New York University provides a strong environment in CSD and related fields, with many unique opportunities for collaboration. The initial appointment will be for one year, with possible renewal for additional years. Salary will be commensurate with NIH postdoctoral funding levels.

Qualifications

Required

  • Earned PhD or equivalent in communication sciences and disorders, psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, linguistics, or a closely related field
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with neuroimaging data and analysis pipelines


Strongly preferred

  • Experience collecting and analyzing behavioral data, fMRI, and especially DTI/DKI

Preferred

  • Experience with speech research, including acoustic analysis
  • Experience with stroke research or other clinical research experience


Application Instructions

  • Email CV, cover letter, and a list of 2-3 references to Adam Buchwald (buchwald@nyu.edu) or upload below


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. The date of appointment is negotiable. The intended duration of the appointment is for two years, assuming the appointee remains in good standing and meets program expectations. Position will remain open until filled.

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