The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of cochlear implants. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of the psychophysical studies in cochlear implant subjects. Duties include: hypothesis development, literature review, collection of pilot data, report writing, and supervising of undergraduate research students and graduate research students, overseeing data collection procedures, supervising experimental procedures, review of data for quality control, supervision of data entry/data analysis, analysis of research hypothesis using descriptive and multivariate statistics, and the development of independent and collaborative presentations and publications. Scholars are expected to demonstrate compliance with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biosafety, responsible conduct of research and human subjects training.
Approximately 90% of the postdoctoral scholar's time will be devoted to completing the assigned research projects.
Approximately 10% of the postdoctoral scholar's time will be devoted to managing the day-to-day activity of undergraduate and graduate research students in the laboratory.
The initial appointment will be one year, but the contract may be renewed after that, contingent on funding and performance.
Special Instructions To Application:
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references. Appointments are typically for a one-year period. Five years (typically five appointments of one year) is typically the maximum total period that any individual may serve as a Scholar. The University, in its sole discretion has the option to renew or extend any appointment, subject to the availability of funds, past performance evaluations and/or any other lawful reasons. For any additional questions regarding the position, you can contact the lab director and search committee chair Ning Zhou (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For other information on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, please visit our website at: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/
English Proficiency Excellent written and oral communication skills PhD or AuD
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: PDS-CSDI-11-19
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDI) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. There are presently over 200 students with declared majors within the department. The department operates the on-campus ECU Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. This is a full-service speech and hearing clinic offering a variety of services in speech-language pathology and audiology. The clinic provides 80-100 appointments per week consisting of diagnostic and treatment sessions in speech-language pathology and audiology. The department is CAA-accredited and offers programs leading to BS, MS, AuD, and PhD degrees.
ECU is located in Greenville, North Carolina. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Allied Health Sciences, is housed in a state-of-the-art building surrounded by the Health Sciences Library, College of Nursing, Brody School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine and Vidant Medical Center.
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