Post-Doctoral Research Position

Post-Doctoral Research Position

Post-Doctoral Research Position

DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Post-Doctoral TYPE Post-Doctoral Research



The University of Memphis School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) ( invites applicants for two postdoctoral positions with immediate start date.

The successful candidate will work in a highly interdisciplinary team including Speech-Language-Hearing Scientists, Clinicians, and Cognitive Psychologists to spearhead collaborative research with one of the School’s primary faculty members. Training opportunities include experimental techniques in EEG/ERPs, eye-tracking, psychoacoustics, computational modeling, acoustic and speech/voice signal analysis, linguistic analysis, and other psychophysiological approaches. Opportunities also include state-of-the-art ethological observational methods to investigate the origin and development of human communication and interaction.

The School houses 11 labs covering a breadth of research on human communication and related disorders:

Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (PI: Gavin Bidelman;

Auditory Processing Disorders Laboratory (PI: Deborah Moncrieff)

Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory (PI: Sarah Warren)

Hearing Aid Research Laboratory (PI: Jani Johnson;

Speech Perception Assessment Laboratory (PI: Lisa Lucks Mendel;

Social Interaction Laboratory (PI: Eugene Buder)

Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders Lab (PI: Lynda Feenaughty;

Cognition, Language, and Speech Laboratory (PI: Naomi Eichorn;

Infant Vocalization Laboratory (PI: D. Kimbrough Oller;

Voice, Emotion, and Cognition Lab (PI: Miriam van Mersbergen;

Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Lab (PI: Linda Jarmulowicz)

Additional information on research and description of the laboratory opportunities in the department can be found on our website:

SCSD is housed in the Community Health Building on the Park Avenue Campus of the University of Memphis. The new facility, opened in 2015, features state-of-the-art teaching, research, and clinical facilities. In addition to dedicated laboratory space, the School houses a 1.5 story IAC anechoic chamber with a 36-speaker array as well as a fully operational speech/hearing clinic (Memphis Speech and Hearing Center). It also houses advanced facilities for multichannel recording and ethological analysis of human interaction from infancy through adulthood.

The candidate will be expected to contribute to all stages of research in the lab of their choosing including designing research and methodological approaches, either experimental or observational, supervising students in data collection, analyzing data, and disseminating results. Teaching opportunities are negotiable depending on the candidate’s interests.

Candidates should have a PhD in speech/hearing science, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, or a related field. Salary is commensurate with the NIH pay schedule. The appointment(s) are subject to final budget approval and are one-year appointments.

To apply, complete an online application at

or search for position #23399. Applications should include a (1) cover letter describing research experience/interests and desired laboratory for training (2) CV, (3) representative publication reprints, and (4) contact information for three references. Inquiries of the positions can be directed to Dr. Linda Jarmulowicz Inquires about individual labs and their respective training opportunities can be directed to the PIs named above (PI contacts: The deadline for applications is October 7, 2019. EE/AA Employer.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Linda Jarmulowicz

Contact Address : 4055 North Park Loop<br />Suite 3017<br />Memphis, TN 38152

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 901-678-5800

Application Deadline : 10/7/2019

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