University of Wisconsin Madison BILINGUAL SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST RESEARCHER in Madison, Wisconsin



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Job no: 94677-AS

Work type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist Researcher

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

OCTOBER 08, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Masters' degree in speech language pathology or related field is required. PhD degree in speech language pathology or related field is preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Experience:

  • Applicant must be bilingual in English and Spanish.

  • At least one years' experience in evaluating and treating children's speech and language needs in English and Spanish. Relevant student experience may be considered.

  • Experience administering standardized speech and language assessments to children in both English and Spanish.

Preferred Experience:

  • Awareness and implementation of culturally sensitive assessment and treatment practices.

  • Prior experience with clinical research.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Prior experience managing data and databases.

License or Certificate:

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech and Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) is required.

Applicants who possess or are eligible for Wisconsin licensure in Speech Language Pathology are highly preferred.

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio- manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

Position Summary: Research conducted within the Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Laboratory, under the direction of Professor Margarita Kaushanskaya, focuses on second-language acquisition and bilingualism in children and adults. This position will be responsible for administering speech and language assessments to children and interviewing parents in English and in Spanish, providing written reports of children's performance on the assessment measures, recruitment and scheduling of participants and managing a research database.

Additional Information:

  • Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.

  • Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.


Choutae Yang


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Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

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Applications Open: Sep 14 2018 Central Daylight Time

Applications Close: Sep 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time