School of Health Professions - Department of Speecih, Language and Hearing Sciences
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN VOICE AND SPEECH SCIENCE
Postition: The Vocal Control and Vocal Well-Being Lab in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences in the School of Health Professions at the University of Missouri ( https://healthprofessions.missouri.edu/speech-language-and-hearing-sciences/ ) has an opening for a two-year postdoctoral fellow with immediate start data. The position is open to international applicants.
Setting: The University of Missouri is an AAU, Carnegie RU/VH Research University located in Columbia, a mid-size city consistently ranked high in surveys of livability.
Primary Activities: The postdoctoral fellow will work on the NIDCD-funded R01 project "Neurobiological and psychobiological signatures of vocal effort in early career teachers." This innovative project will determine neural (fMRI), psychobiological (salivary cortisol, personality), and vocal function (sEMG, acoustic) signatures of stress responders and nonresponders in early career teachers with vocal fatigue and controls. The candidate will contribute to all stages of research in the lab. Primary responsibilities will include the guided set-up of an fMRI protocol with voice/speech and stress reactivity components and fMRI data collection and analysis. The fellow will be trained in the responsible conduct of research, in methods related to the project, and will attend fMRI analysis trainings. In addition, fellows will train, supervise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate research assistants. The candidate will become involved in manuscript and grant preparation, present data nationally and internationally, and will be able to develop and conduct their own programmatic research.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences with an emphasis in voice/speech or Affective Neuroscience, Health Psychology or a related field. Prior experience in neuroscience and neuroimaging is desirable but any candidate who is committed to learning brain imaging techniques and analyses to participate in affective and rehabilitation neuroscience with an emphasis on voice and speech control will be considered.
Applications should be submitted online at https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/. The vacancy number is 31806. Applicants should include a letter of interest, graduate transcript, and a current curriculum vitae with contact information for three references. Three letters of reference should be emailed directly to Dr. Maria Dietrich email@example.com upon request.
Direct questions to: Maria Dietrich, Ph.D., CCC-SLP Associate Professor Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences University of Missouri 308 Lewis Hall Columbia, MO 65211
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1839, MU is the state's largest university offering more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students. The School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at MU. We have 9 undergraduate programs and 5 graduate/professional programs preparing students for careers in a range of health care disciplines. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you are an individual who would like to help the School of Health Professions advance this mission, we invite you to apply for this position. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php . For information about the University of Missouri, please visit: https://missouri.edu/ and https://www.umsystem.edu/ .
Salary is commensurate with the NIH pay schedule.
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