RESEARCH ASSISTANT in LANGUAGE AND SPEECH PROCESSING IN APHASIA
A Research Assistant position is available starting either June 15 or July 1, 2010. The position involves participating in a research program on speech and language processing deficits in aphasia. It includes participating in all facets of research including testing of both normal and brain-injured participants, analyzing data, and developing stimulus materials in a series of experiments using various research methodologies.
The job requirements include at least a B.A. or B.S. degree, some familiarity with psycholinguistics or neurolinguistics, training in experimental methodology and cognitive psychology including research design and statistical analysis, and an ability to work with both normal and brain-injured individuals. Job responsibilities will include working at two laboratory sites: the Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences at Brown University and the Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center located at the Boston VA Medical Center.
Visit us online at http://careers.brown.edu, referencing job# F01272, to complete an application, send vita, and a brief statement of research interests. In addition, please send three letters of reference to Prof. Sheila E. Blumstein, Brown University, Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Box 1978, Providence, RI 02912. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Brown University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer