Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Department Chair position -- University of South Carolina

Department Chair: The Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, is inviting applications for the position of Department Chair at the level of associate or full professor. This is a 9-month tenure-track position with a set start date for fall 2012. Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences/Disorders or related fields; preference will be given to applicants who hold a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP). Other qualifications include: (a) demonstrated excellence in the area of leadership and the ability to serve at the college, university, and national level; (b) strong track record in the areas of teaching and research; (c) demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students who represent a wide array of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and (d) desire to work in a progressive research friendly environment.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology. The University of South Carolina is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution with an aggressive program of expansion in the areas of language development and adult neurogenics with potential for further expansion in the applicant’s area of interest. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should send application letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and other supporting material to: Julius Fridriksson, Ph.D. Search Committee Chair, C/O Karen Mullis, Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 (jfridrik@sc.edu). Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of South Carolina is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Visit the department website at: www.sph.sc.edu/comd

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