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Post Doctoral Researcher, Communication Sciences & Disorders

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Work type: Staff
Location: Newark
Categories: Full Time, Research & Laboratory

The Aphasia & Rehabilitation Outcomes (ARO) Lab at the University of Delaware (UD) is recruiting a full-time post-doctoral fellow in the field of communication sciences and disorders or related field to research psychosocial factors and their influence on memory and learning in people with post-stroke aphasia.
 
Major responsibilities:  The ARO Lab explores psychosocial and cognitive characteristics of people with aphasia and how these factors may influence treatment outcomes. Current projects focus on chronic stress, depression, anxiety, and resilience, how these factors may be effectively measured in people with communication impairments, and how they may influence memory, cognition, and learning. The ARO Lab recruits participants from the UD Stroke Registry (700+ participants), as well as area clinics, clinicians, and health care systems. Visit our website at UDaroLab.com. 

The ARO Lab is part of the UD Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSCD) program, a well-supported and collegial department of NIH-funded researchers representing a wide-range of the communication sciences (https://sites.udel.edu/cscd/). The program includes an on-site, regionally connected speech therapy clinic, and a network of post-doctoral fellows, doctoral students, and master’s students. As part of the UD College of Health Sciences, CSCD’s research and administrative spaces are located in new, state-of-the-art facilities on the UD campus (http://chs.udel.edu/star-tower/). The College has a demonstrated commitment to research innovation as well as support for junior investigators with a variety of research and scholarship support programs not often found at other R1 universities.
 
Qualifications:  A doctoral degree in speech-language pathology, psychology, rehabilitation, or a related field is required. The successful candidate will have demonstrated abilities to engage in creative scholarship/research and work as part of a collaborative team of faculty members, other post-docs, and graduate students. Experience with eye-tracking methodologies is not required; this will be a learning opportunity within the position.

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