Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Open Rank Faculty Position -- Communication Sciences & Disorders -- Penn State

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking to fill an 
open-rank faculty position as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. 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: to establish or 
continue a line of research in communication sciences and 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. Specialty area is open, but 
preference will be given to candidates whose area of research provides 
opportunities for inter-departmental collaborations and/or participation in 
one or more of the College Research Centers such as the Prevention Research 
Center or the Center for Healthy Children.  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. This position 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 postdoctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP or CCC-A 
preferred, but not required. 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 August 2017 and will 
continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates will need to 
complete an on-line application and upload a resume/CV, copies of 
transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, 
up to three relevant publications, and a list of names, titles, and complete 
contact information for at least three professional references who may be 
contacted.  Apply online at

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