The Laboratory of Neuromodulation of Language in Neurodegenerative Disorders at the Department of Neurology of Johns Hopkins Medicine is looking for a talented Speech Language Pathologist who has a masters in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), for an NIH-funded research project on the effects of tDCS in primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The project is devoted to the study of language intervention(s) and neuroplasticity in neurodegenerative diseases and, in particular, PPA and AD. We use behavioral and neuromodulation intervention methods (e.g., tDCS) and we aim to understand their effectiveness and the brain mechanisms they involve using neuroimaging (MPRAGE, DTI, fMRI, resting-state fMRI, MRS).
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The qualified SLP will have the opportunity to deliver predetermined, computerized or behavioral and tDCS interventions in participants with PPA, administer standardized language and cognitive assessments.
Learn to use standard statistical packages to analyze data, present research at conferences, and write scientific papers.
The successful candidate may also assist with IRB protocols.
Prior experience with people with aphasia is desirable.
MA Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
The successful applicant should be highly motivated, organized, personable, willing to learn, responsible, reliable, and efficient.
The successful candidate should also be able to supervise undergraduate students and work collaboratively with doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows and other faculty members of the Johns Hopkins community.
Training in imaging analysis (structural gray and white matter, fMRI, EEG) will also be available.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) is desirable but not required.
Classified Title: Speech Language Pathologist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $54,080-$74,390 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Neuro Cerebrovascular Personnel area: School of Medicine
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