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The Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto invites applications for one PhD research position.
The research project is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and is entitled:
'Towards a comprehensive speech rehabilitation for glossectomy patients: Tongue shape, tongue motility and speech intelligibility following partial glossectomy surgery'
This research project is a co-operation with the Princess Margaret Hospital/ University Health Network, Toronto. It will focus on the functional consequences for speech and swallowing that are associated with partial tongue resections in head and neck cancer patients. An important aspect of this research project is the use of two- and three-dimensional ultrasound for imaging of the tongue.
For this position, the Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology guarantees a stipend of CAD 14,000.00 per year plus tuition fees for the first three years. Subsequent funding for the final two years is guaranteed by the University of Toronto at a level of CAD 12,000.00 per year plus tuition fees. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The projected starting date is September 1st, 2004. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact Tim Bressmann before applying.
A qualified candidate should hold a Master's degree or a comparable degree that qualifies him or her to do graduate research according to the guidelines of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Toronto ( Preferably, the qualifying degree should have been obtained in a discipline such as Speech-Language Pathology, Linguistics, Phonetics/ Speech Sciences or Psychology.
The candidate should have an interest and preferably demonstrated experience in conducting clinical or fieldwork research. He or she should be able to finish the research project including the thesis defence within a period of maximally five years.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
To apply, send your application letter and curriculum vitae to
Tim Bressmann, Ph.D.
Graduate Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Rehabilitation Sciences Building 500 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V7, Canada
Tel: ++1-(416)-978-7088
Fax: ++1-(416)-978-1596
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