Allied Health Sciences
Speech Language Pathologist/Lab Manager
Speech Language Pathologist / Lab Manager, Communication Disorders This professional position
will entail speech language pathology (SLP) clinical research services as well as grant management.
The SLP/Lab Manager will be responsible for all aspects of recruiting, scheduling, testing, treating,
and following up with chronically aphasic and healthy control study participants and managing a four-year
NIH grant. S/he will be involved in data collection and management, creating and training participants to
use computer-aided home practice programs. S/he will assist with preparation and management of grants
and IRB protocols and will assist with training and managing part-time and temporary personnel, including
graduate and undergraduate research assistants, and student volunteers. S/he will assist the PI with publications
and preparation of presentations for scientific meetings.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree and ASHA CCC-SLP along with current MASS License
as a Speech-Language Pathologist or eligibility. Ability to work with a culturally diverse community and
students. Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet
and database programs. Three years' experience as a licensed professional SLP; one year of experience
working with adults with neurogenic language disorders; and prior experience testing and treating individuals
with aphasia, including standardized tests of aphasia, are required. Ability and willingness to travel to multiple
testing and recruitment sites throughout Massachusetts and to work on weekends during testing periods is
required, as is a proven track record of maintaining confidential records. An ability to learn new computer
programs is desirable.
Hiring salary range: $48,800-$61,200; Normal starting salary range: $48,800-$55,000.
Application Process: Applicants should mail a letter of application, CV and three letters of
recommendation to: Search #R30318, Employment Office, 167 Whitmore Building,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Review of applications will begin
January 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
This position is a temporary grant-funded position. Funding for this position is
expected to continue through January 31, 2017. The Department of Communication Disorders
is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and student body.
Type of position:
Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Massachusetts
167 Whitmore Administration Building