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Postdoctoral Associate, Communicative Disorders and Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 8, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Associate, Communicative Disorders and Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Communicative Disorders and Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Communications Disorders

Position Summary
Dr. Nichol Castro in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate with a research specialty in adult neurogenic language disorders and/or language science.

Dr. Castro’s Adult Language Network Lab researches word retrieval in typically aging adults and adults with neurogenic language disorders. Our interdisciplinary lab is currently focused on anomia treatment development and implementation informed by cognitive and linguistic sciences. Our lab is currently funded, in part, by the ASHFoundation and is actively applying for federal NIH grants.

Key responsibilities include:
Recruit and assess persons with aphasia for our Aphasia Registry and Repository (in person and online), including scoring and uploading of data into RedCap.
Engage in research on anomia treatment for persons with aphasia, including experiment design and dissemination of research.
Other duties may include, including supervision of students, grant preparation, literature reviews, and programming.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.
Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related fields including Psychology and Linguistics, conferred within the last 5 years.Must have excellent written and verbal skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in adult neurogenic language disorders, particularly aphasia.
Previous experience in community-engaged research.

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