Wednesday, June 13, 2012


The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN invites applications to fill two tenure-track faculty positions.  Appointments are expected to be at the assistant level; however, an especially well-qualified candidate may be appointed as associate professor. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue vigorous research programs. We are committed to excellence in research in communicative sciences across the lifespan.  Areas of specialization are open.  Our research portfolio would be enhanced by expansion in areas including phonological and phonetic aspects of speech, aging, swallowing, neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, and degenerative and acquired neurogenic disorders.  These positions are tenure track, 10-month appointments, earliest start date Fall, 2013.  Ph.D. required; CCC-SLP or other clinical certification preferred but optional.  Numerous opportunities are available for interdisciplinary collaboration, for example, in neurosciences, linguistics, electrical and biomedical engineering, kinesiology, aging, psychological sciences, and pharmacological sciences.  Within the department, there is a strong infrastructure in place for research support, with NIH and NSF funded faculty in many different areas ( ).  Purdue boasts top ranked clinical programs with rich pediatric and adult populations and strong ties to the Indiana University Medical School in Indianapolis.  Successful candidates will teach in their areas of specialization and will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the department.  To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2012.  Review of applications will begin December 2, 2012 and continue until 2 positions are filled. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, selected publications, and three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential abilities in both research and teaching should be e-mailed as attachments to Jane Fenters, Administrative Assistant to the Head, . Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Anne Smith, .  A background check will be required for employment in this position.   Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.