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Job Req ID:  10895

Speech Language Pathologist

Classified Title: Speech Language Pathologist 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD 
Starting Salary Range: $38,217 - $52,571 (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full-Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Employee subgroup: Exempt 
Location: Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus 
Department name: 10003515-SOM Neuro Cerebrovascular 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


General summary/purpose:

Position available in August 2018, for energetic and inquisitive speech-language pathologist in the SCORE lab (Stroke Cognitive Outcomes and Recovery lab, PI: Argye Elizabeth Hillis).   This position (28 hours per week) would provide an opportunity to conduct clinical research on recovery after stroke, with a collaborative and collegial team of investigators and clinicians. 


Specific duties & responsibilities:

One study is evaluating the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying recovery of affective prosody impairments after right hemisphere stroke, through longitudinal multimodality imaging and behavioral testing over the first year after stroke. The other aims to identify cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying recovery of language impairments after left hemisphere stroke, also through longitudinal multimodality imaging and language testing over the first year after stroke. The study will also evaluate the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) augmentation of language treatment for aphasia.  Training is available in structural and functional neuroimaging analysis, tDCS, and other methods of investigation.


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology CCC-SLP is not required


Preferred qualifications:

Some research experience or evidence of interest in research


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Experience in working with neurogenic communication disorders


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