Speech-Language Pathology Program

All assistantships are available for September 5, 2014. Positions are 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. Recipients receive three (3) graduate credits a semester and a $500 stipend at the completion of the assistantship. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled in at least six (6) graduate credits to qualify. Positions will be filled as complete packets (application, resume and two references) are received in the Human Resources Office. Positions may be eliminated if not filled in a timely fashion and/or if budget has been expended. Please apply in the Human Resources Office, first floor, Kellenberg Hall 112, by August 1, 2014.

Department: Speech-Language Pathology Program
Supervisor: Dr. Hia Datta
Position title: Graduate Research Assistant

Duties:

  • The successful candidate will assist in teaching classes in Research Methods in Speech Pathology and a Seminar in the same the following semester. This class involves helping undergraduate seniors write a research proposal and conduct their independent research projects over two semesters.
  • This individual will also assist in conducting experiments and involve collecting data from human participants, use quantitative methods in analyzing such data and creating graphs and figures from them. This individual may also be expected to participate in scholarly activities like conferences and research meetings if there are opportunities to do so.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Sincere interest and enthusiasm in learning about research and teaching, and setting aside blocks of time to dedicate to these activities is a must.
  • Prior experience teaching/mentoring or a specific interest for doing so, prior experience handling quantitative data or conducting a research project, and future plans to pursue doctoral studies will all be considered a plus.

Hours: Flexible, 10 hours a week.