Monday, November 2, 2009

Faculty Position in Developmental Disorders of Speech, Language and Learning, Northwestern University

The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences
and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a
tenure-track assistant professor to begin September 2010 who will lead
a translational research program in the developmental disorders of
speech and learning (e.g., apraxia, phonological disorders). An
exceptional candidate may be considered for an endowed junior chair
position. Clinical certification is not required. In addition to an
earned doctorate from relevant fields (e.g., psychology, learning
science, speech science, neurobiology, genetics, molecular and cell
biology, biomedical engineering), applicants must have demonstrated
potential to lead a high-impact, externally-funded research program.
Northwestern University is a founder and leader of the discipline of
Communication Sciences and Disorders with undergraduate, professional
(Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Learning Disabilities), and
PhD training programs; innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to
teaching and research dominate the direction of the University.

Duties: Develop a fundable program of research, teach courses in
developmental speech sciences and disorders and related topics, direct
student research, and engage in service to the department, school, and

Qualifications: An earned PhD, a record of peer-reviewed publications,
potential for obtaining external grant funding, and potential for
being an effective teacher. Clinical qualification is not required.

Salary: Internationally competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedures: Candidates should send a CV, research and
teaching statements, reprints of published articles, and four letters
of reference to: Charles Larson, PhD, CSD Faculty Search Committee
Chair (2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208).

The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest
private research universities. The main campus is located in Evanston
and the medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both
campuses are located on the shore of Lake Michigan. There is
continuing expansion of University facilities and programs,
particularly in the sciences and medicine. Cultural, social, and
recreational activities abound on and near each campus. For more
information, please visit:

Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of
applications will begin December 15, 2009.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is
contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Search # 15116
Registered Email
Contact Name
Charles Larson

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