Thursday, September 22, 2011

Job posting: Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) - Penn State Univ.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD)

Work Unit: College Of Health & Human Development
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Job Number: 34660
Affirmative Action Search Number: 023-105

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) (, College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University seeks candidates for a full-time continuing (36-week) tenured or tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2012.

The responsibilities of this position will be to establish or continue a line of research in a specialty area(s) related to language, speech or voice science, autism, and/or fluency. Specialty interests in neuroscience, neurogenics, neuromotor disorders and/or aging considered a plus. In addition, will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of specialty; supervise undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research; be actively involved in enhancing and building the Ph.D. program; provide service to the Department, College, and University; and contribute to the clinical aspects of the program. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaborations across the University Park and Hershey Medical Center campuses. These collaborations include the Penn State Social Science Research Institute, the Center for Healthy Aging, the Social, Life, and Engineering Sciences Imaging Center (which houses a human electrophysiology facility and a 3 Tesla fMR unit), the Penn State Center for Language Science, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, and numerous departments including Biobehavioral Health, Psychology, Kinesiology, Bioengineering, Human Development and Family Studies and departments in the College of Medicine such as Neurology.

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D., with an active research and scholarship program. Previous teaching experience and/or post-doctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP is desirable. Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, copies of relevant research articles or presentations, along with the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of three professional references, to:

Krista Wilkinson, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee
Professor,Communication Sciences and Disorders
c/o Sharon Nyman, Adminstrative Assistant
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Pennsylvania State University
308 Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802

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Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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