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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The primary function is to assist researchers in the Department of Psychiatry with speech language assessments for a childhood stuttering project. Candidate must be comfortable working with children ages 3-7, both with anxiety and/or stuttering as well as healthy controls.


The incumbent will perform speech history interview and standardized speech-language testing for children ages 3-7. This will include utilizing measures such as the The Stuttering Severity Index (SSI-4) and Test of Childhood Stuttering (TOCS). Documentation of all evaluations must be done with accuracy, detail, and within a timely manner. 

Required Qualifications*

Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary. This position requires registration, certification or licensure as a speech pathologist.

Desired Qualifications*

Candidate must exhibit reliability, attention to detail, ability to get along with others in a close working environment, ability to work on a team and provide support to teammates, excellent attendance, responsive and demonstrates ability to problem solve and take initiative; manage priorities independently; excellent customer-service and communication.    Experience working with children ages 3-7 and on a research team is desired. Flexibility in schedule to accommodate families is also preferred.

Work Schedule

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm, with some flexibility for weekends/evenings as needed

Work Locations

4250 Plymouth Rd., Rachel Upjohn Building with possible travel to MSU

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.