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Postdoctoral researcher position at NYU

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Postdoctoral researcher position at NYU

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Post-Doctoral Research

The Psycholinguistics, Aphasia, and Neuromodulation (PLAN) lab at New York University, directed by Dr. Adam Buchwald, has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral associate to begin by Summer 2023. The postdoc will be involved in federally-funded research on stroke recovery in the domain of speech production. The overarching goal of the research is to optimize speech recovery in stroke survivors by combining effective behavioral treatment with non-invasive brain stimulation. The studies related to this project include behavioral and neurobiological treatment-based investigations. The position includes designing and carrying out treatment studies (must have CCC-SLP) and the opportunity to perform neurobiological analyses in stroke survivors and neurotypical speakers. Additionally, the postdoc will help oversee research assistants, analyze data, and work with Dr. Buchwald on manuscripts and other writing. The postdoc will receive training in research as well as in professional development skills that will support advancement to the next career stage. The initial appointment will be for one year, with possible renewal for additional years. Salary will be competitive reflecting the needs of the position. Applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Buchwald ( with any questions about the position. The position will remain open until filled.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $58,500 - $90,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.



  • PhD in communication sciences and disorders, psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, neuroscience, or a related field
  • Clinical training and eligible for NYS licensure (CCC-SLP)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Strongly preferred (at least one of the following)

  • Experience collecting and analyzing behavioral data, fMRI, and/or DTI/DKI
  • Experience with speech research, including acoustic analysis
  • Clinical experience with adults with acquired speech and language deficits subsequent to stroke

Application Instructions

Please include CV, cover letter, and a list of 2-3 references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by February 15, 2023, but applications will be accepted until position is filled. Additional information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Adam Buchwald at

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Additional Info

Contact Name : Adam Buchwald

Contact Address : 665 Broadway, 9th floor

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 2129985260

Application Deadline : 2/15/2023

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