This Fellowship Program provides rigorous, in-depth research training to postdoctoral fellows from programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. It is designed to prepare them for careers as independent researchers who have the skills necessary to conduct high quality interdisciplinary research addressing the rehabilitation of acquired communication disorders that accompany neurological conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), or Parkinson’s disease.
Fellowship applicants must submit: •Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts •Curriculum vitae •Two letters of recommendation •Detailed personal statement describing their career objectives and how their background, experience and training, in conjunction with the fellowship training, will lead to professional contributions in rehabilitation research.
For further information, see http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/pmr/education/researchfellowships/AdvancedRehabilitationTraining.html or contact Leora Cherney, PhD at Lcherney@ric.org
The fellowship is supported by an Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Award #H133P120013 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) within the Department of Education.