The Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development at Ohio State University is seeking a research-oriented Speech-language Pathologist to join a multi-PI research group who broadly investigates the development of children who are deaf/hard-of-hearing. The primary responsibility will be to develop and lead strategies to recruit dead/hard-of-hearing children throughout Ohio and elsewhere for multiple research studies. Depending on the SLP’s research interests and needs of the projects, the SLP will also be directly involved other aspects of one or more of the research projects. These other aspects may include but are not limited to: Development of experimental design, stimuli creation, subject testing, data analyses, oral presentations, manuscript writing, grant preparation.


Current NIH-funded projects include:
Family processes in developmental outcomes of pediatric hearing loss 

Infant-directed speech and language development in infants with hearing loss 

Parent-child interactions and word learning in young deaf children with cochlear implants 

Psychosocial outcomes in deaf children with cochlear implants


The SLP will be working with the following principal investigators, as well as the larger team of clinicians, researchers, staff, and students associated with the Departments of Speech and Hearing Sciences and Otolaryngology:
Irina Castellanos

Rachael Holt

Derek Houston (Director)

Yuanyuan Wang


The position will be through Nationwide Children’s Hospital, but the team member will work primarily at OSU’s Eye & Ear Institute.


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