Aphasia and Dementia Studies (Postdoctoral Position)
Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University
The Cognitive Neuropsychology Lab at Georgetown University focuses on language and learning/memory function and dysfunction. Ongoing research projects include investigations of experimental cognitive treatments for alexia and for anomia; studies of semantic memory in dementia populations; and possible remediation of cognitive deficits in early stage dementia. Methodology includes behavioral, eye-tracking, fMRI and ERP studies of patients and normal controls.
The post-doc will participate primarily in a study involving patients with mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer’s Disease, with the opportunity to be involved in work with aphasic patients as well.
Requirements include a PhD in neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, psycholinguistics or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience with brain-damaged populations; statistical proficiency; excellent oral and written communication skills; and excellent computer skills.
Position contingent upon funding.
Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
Please email a cover letter and CV, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent via email to: