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Posted:
5/13/2019
Job Category:
Speech Language Pathology
Speech Language Pathologist
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Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
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Job Description

General Summary/Purpose:

The laboratory of Neuromodulator of Language in Neurodegenerative Disorders at the Department of Neurology of Johns Hopkins Medicine is looking for (1) Speech-Language pathologist (SLP) for an NIH-funded project on the effects of tDCS in primary progressive aphasia (PPA). The project is devoted to the study of language intervention(s) and neuroplasticity in neurodegenerative diseases and, in particular, PPA and mild Alzheimer's disease (AD). We use behavioral and neuromodulator intervention methods (e.g., tDCS) and we aim to understand their effectiveness and the brain mechanisms they involve using neuroimaging (structural MRI, DTI, fMRI, resting-state fMRI).

Specific duties & responsibilities:

The qualified SLP will have the opportunity to perform behavioral and tDCS interventions in participants with PPA, learn to perform statistical analyses, present research at conferences, and write papers. The successful candidate will also assist with grant preparation and IRB protocols. Prior experience in speech-language therapy with people with aphasia and/or neuroimaging research is strongly preferred. Programming experience and computational skills with eprime, Matlab or R are desired. The successful applicant should be highly motivated, organized, personable, willing to learn, responsible, reliable, and efficient. The successful candidate will also work collaboratively with undergraduate and doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows and other faculty members of the Johns Hopkins community.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

The ideal candidate should have an MA degree in speech-language pathology. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) is desirable but not required.

Classified Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Working Title: Speech Language Pathologist

Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD

Starting Salary Range: $51,975-$71,497

Employee group: Full Time

Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Exempt Status: Exempt

Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus

Department name: 10003515-SOM Neuro Cerebrovascular

Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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