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UW Libraries Fall Virtual Events

The UW Libraries and OWRC are offering several student-focused events this fall to support student connection, wellness, research and library skills.

  • Finding Your Balance: Balancing Research, Coursework and Life: join librarians and students for this interactive UW Wellness Week event on Thursday, Nov. 19, 3-4 pm PST.
  • Study Break with the Library, Wed, Dec. 2, 6-7 pm PST. Join students and the UW Libraries/OWRC for some fun, interactive (and informative) activities for you to de-stress and meet other students.
  • Virtual Library Study Room, Sun, Dec. 13, 4-8 pm PST. Study for finals with other students. We’ll provide study soundtracks, motivational tips, and opportunities to chat with librarians and other students.

Internship Position with Undergraduate Research Program

The Undergraduate Research Program is hiring! We are seeking a Program Development Intern (paid) to support URP’s mission and work with undergraduates engaged in research for the 2020-21 academic year.

Program Development Intern: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3975698

Students may apply here directly: https://forms.gle/V1F27q4cYeSbjcpU9

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals

Scholars’ Studio: Call for Proposals (Open Theme)

  • Submit a proposal by Monday, October 26
  • Virtual event on Thursday, November 19

Send questions to mundtm@uw.edu Learn more and submit a proposal: http://bit.ly/formcfp20


Are you a graduate student who wants to communicate your capstone, research or pedagogy to a wider audience? Would you like to get feedback about your virtual presentation style from a group of supportive and interdisciplinary people? Then submit a proposal for an opportunity to present at the virtual Scholars’ Studio—a fun, low stakes way to give a 5 minute lightning talk!


Participate in Scholars’ Studio for the following reasons:

– To learn skills that are crucial for virtual presentations at conferences and the job market

– To focus the message of your research and hone your elevator pitch

– To work on communicating your capstone project, research or pedagogy to a wider audience

– To enliven your presentation with storytelling elements while having fun and finding community


This event is a collaboration between the UW Libraries Research Commons and Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School.

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements

Guest speakers: Dr. Tumaini Coker (Seattle Childrens), Dr. Chris Li (Fred Hutch), and Dr. Lisa Manhart (SPH)

Topics include:

  • Eligibility criteria
  • Funding for tuition, stipend, benefits, etc
  • Finding faculty mentors and projects
  • Process/timeline

Graduate Students, Post-Docs and Undergraduates interested in research from disadvantaged backgrounds are invited to attend:  Research Funding through NIH Diversity Supplements.

Registration and Information:

Please register at:  https://tinyurl.com/YAN7S5DA  for zoom link.

For more information, please see the Diversity Supplements FAQ by clicking here.

Contact Nora Coronado  ncorona@uw.edu  if you have further questions.

Non-UW Doctoral Funding Opportunity (AZ)

Fund your 4-year PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and get multicultural research training! Accepting students for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022!!!

Apply to our new program: Preparing Researchers in early Intervention for children with Disabilities from multicultural Environments (PRIDE).

This is a collaborative grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare doctoral students as researchers and future faculty with expertise in early assessment and intervention for children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Faculty from both sites will train and mentor students in research.

This opportunity is perfect for people who already have their CCCs.

Students accepted into PRIDE will receive a tuition waiver, stipend, health insurance, and funding to attend professional conferences.


To find out more, contact:

Dr. Nancy Scherer,

Dr. Laida Restrepo,

Dr. Mary Alt,

Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith,


CF SLP Positions at the Lavi Institute (CA)

The Lavi Institute is currently looking to hire three CF SLPs for research/clinical based positions that focus on assessment of articulation and language (school age group) as well as social communication in children with ASD. This position offers a unique opportunity to gain clinical and research experience in research data collection, interpretation of results and research article preparation.

Starting salary is $86.000. Relocation assistance of $2000 will be provided to relocate to southern California where they are located.


If you are interested in this position or would like more information, please contact  Adriana Lavi at (909) 724-8564 or visit their website at Laviinstitute.com.

Volunteer for a Library Study and Earn up to $500

Volunteer for a library study and earn up to $500!

Are you a first-generation college student?

Are you a current UW student and at least 18 years of age?

Are you interested in making up to $500 this Winter quarter?

If so, consider volunteering for the UW Libraries Participatory Design study. The process will involve one or more interactive and creative activities per session. Participants and the UW Libraries will collaboratively work together to identify and create a UW Libraries service or resource that meets the specific needs of first-generation college students.

Selected participants will:

  • Be compensated at $25 per session. Payment will be distributed monthly via Husky Card or gift card.
  • Have refreshments at each session
  • Commit to two 1.5 hour sessions per week this Winter Quarter (1/6/20 – 3/13/20).
  • Have the opportunity to co-design and present research about the study.

Additional details about the study will be discussed at the first session.


To volunteer to be a participant, complete the Volunteer Interest Form. The form will be open until December 2.

Open-Rank Positions at the Callier Center/University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)

The Callier Center/University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has three new open-rank positions available!

In addition to basic and applied research programs in hearing, speech and language, and neurophysiological (including motor speech) domains, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders houses strong clinical programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and patient care facilities. 

The Callier Center facilities are spread across two campuses, in the Dallas Medical District (adjacent to the UT Southwestern Medical Center), and on the main UT Dallas campus in Richardson (adjacent to Psychology and Neurobiology). The Callier Center contains state-of-the-art translational research facilities and an extraordinary network of interdisciplinary collaborations and resources. Excellent magnetic resonance imaging facilities are available at an inter-institutional imaging center adjacent to the Callier Center in the Medical District.

UTD is a Tier One Institution and the fastest growing university in Texas.  The University offers competitive salaries and generous start-up packages. 

Their School, Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS), houses a dynamic and collaborative research community in speech, language, hearing, psychology, and neurobiology.  BBS Faculty are active participants in a number of school-related research centers, including the Callier Center for Communication Disorders (the home of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences faculty) as well as the Center for Vital Longevity, the Center for BrainHealth, the Texas Biomedical Device Center, the Center for Children and Families, and the Center for Advanced Pain Studies.  The Dallas-Fort Worth area is an international hub with a strong economy, vibrant cultural atmosphere, world-class sports and entertainment, and nationally ranked public schools.


Applicants from all areas of speech, language, and hearing sciences will be considered. Priority will be given to candidates with a research focus in the following areas:

  • Age-related changes in hearing
  • Language disorders, emphasizing learning and remediation
  • Speech motor function and/or computational neuroscience, particularly technology-intensive investigation.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant field (e.g., Communication Sciences and Disorders; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Computer Science; Engineering; Neuroscience; and/or Psychology) and show evidence of a dynamic and productive research program with clear record of or potential for funding.

Applicants should submit:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of current and future research
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Teaching evaluations
  • The full contact information for at least three professional references

Materials should be submitted via the online application form at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13167.

For more information about these positions, please see the attached files:

SLHS New Position Flyer and SLHS Job Posting.

UW Aphasia Lab Opportunities

The Aphasia Research Lab at the University of Washington conducts research to better understand the complex processing of language and its breakdown in individuals with aphasia.

In particular, they study:

  1. The theoretical nature of word retrieval deficits in aphasia.
  2. Rehabilitation of aphasia.
  3. The influence of mental lexicon structure on treatment generalization.
  4. The psycholinguistic principles of stimuli used in treatment and/or standardized assessments.

Available Positions:

4 Undergraduate/Post Baccalaureate Volunteers*

*Update: Two of the PB positions listed below will now be work study paid positions.

  • Project:  Standardization of a test for verbal working memory with individuals who have aphasia and non-brain damaged controls
  • Duties:  data collection (non-brain damaged controls), data analysis, data entry
  • Start date:  June 2019
  • Length of appointment:  through AY 19/20 (ending June 2021)
  • If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief paragraph describing your interest in research and in aphasia to:  Dr Sonia Vieira at scvieira@uw.edu by MAY 10, 2019


1 Masters Thesis Opportunity (Spring 2019 to June 2020)

  • Project:  The influence of the mental lexicon on treatment generalization utilizing models of network theory
  • Start date:  Spring quarter 2019
  • If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief paragraph describing your interest in research and in aphasia to:  Dr Nichol Castro at ncastro1@uw.edu by APRIL 30 2019

For more information, go to the Aphasia Research Lab’s web page.