Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Assistant or Associate Professor Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders The Pennsylvania State University

We are a nationally-ranked program that, for more than 80 years, has been
preparing highly-qualified professionals for clinical, academic, and
research careers addressing prevention and rehabilitation of speech,
language, and hearing problems (  Our tenured,
tenure-track faculty have active programs of research within a culture that
encourages engagement with students in our undergraduate, master’s, and
doctoral programs.  The responsibilities of the position are:  establish or
continue a line of research in one or more of the following specialty
areas - neurofunction of speech production/disorders, neurofunction of
swallowing disorders, disorders of articulation/phonology, child apraxia of
speech, fluency disorders, voice disorders, language development in
individuals with hearing impairment or cochlear implants, aural
(re)habilitation, or auditory processing development/disorders; teach
undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the candidate’s
expertise; supervise undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research;
provide service to the Department, College, and University, and; contribute
to the clinical aspects of the program.  Opportunities exist to make use of
the magnetic resonance imaging facility and for interdisciplinary research
collaboration with colleagues from multiple Centers, Consortia and Labs at
the University Park Campus and at Penn State’s College of Medicine at
Hershey.  Numerous departments including Biobehavioral Health, Psychology,
Kinesiology, Bioengineering, and Human Development and Family Studies are
potential partners.  Requires a Ph.D. in a relevant area with an emerging
and/or active thematic program of research and scholarship that has the
potential to attract external funding.  Previous teaching experience and/or
post-doctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP or CCC-A preferred.  The ability
to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is required.
Salary will be competitive, commensurate with background and experience.  An
attractive benefits package is available. Review of applications will begin
January 1, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
Candidates will need to upload a resume/CV, copies of transcripts,
statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three
relevant publications, and a list of references.  Position will begin Fall
2017 or as negotiated.  Apply online at

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