2yr Postdoctoral Associate at SUNY Buffalo

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SUNY Buffalo Postdoc
Type Job
Categories (tags) Uncategorized
Dates 2021/09/17 - 2021/12/30
Link https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/27322
Geolocation 43° 0' 3", -78° 47' 20"
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Submission deadline 2021/12/30
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2yr Postdoctoral Associate at SUNY Buffalo:


Classification Title: Postdoctoral Associate In-House Title: Assistant to Project Director

FLSA: Exempt FTE: 1

Position Summary:

Work closely with PI on Engelke Family Foundation funded project to research the talk-in-interactions of individuals with complex communication needs (e.g., ALS, CP, IDD) and collaborate on the design Augmentative Communication Technologies (ACTs) that reduce the temporal-sequential problems associated with their use. The trainee will engage in fieldwork, collect and analyze social interaction videos, research the literature in conversation analysis for potential interaction-based solutions, and collaborate on new ACT designs. The trainee will also assist in training student researchers and other collaborators in microanalysis and conversation analysis.

Minimum Qualifications (Position): PhD in social sciences or communicative disorders

Preferred Qualifications:

A strong disciplinary background in conversation analysis, micro-ethnography and/or talk-in-interaction research. Previous fieldwork experience researching and/or working with individuals with disabilities preferred. Previous work related to technology / assistive technology design is desirable.The candidate must have excellent written and verbal skills.

Description of Job Duty: Work closely with the PI on Project Converse, investigating the interaction problems faced by individuals with disabilities and their partners using ACTs. The trainee will assist with participant recruitment, data collection and the analysis of a large collection of video data. The trainee will also be responsible for researching the current literature in talk-in-interaction for ways to re-engineer ACTs to be more conversant and pragmatically effective in face-to-face interaction contexts. Finally the trainee will collaborate with other researchers and engineers on related ACT design projects.

Percent of Time: 100% Salary Range: 50 - 55k Duration of postdoc up to 2 years

Supervisor: Jeff Higginbotham, Ph.D. Professor and Director Communication and Assistive Device Laboratory (CADL) Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences 122 Cary Hall (South Campus) University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY 14222 cdsjeff@buffalo.edu Higginbotham's google scholar profile

Apply through https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/27322 Please include a statement of interest, CV and 2 references (name, phone, email).

After applying, please email Dr. Higginbotham with your UBJobs account number.