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LINGUIST List 16.2793

Wed Sep 28 2005

Jobs: Child Lang Disorders: Asst Prof, Northwestern U

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        1.    Saundra Rothman, English & Child Language Disorders: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA


Message 1: English & Child Language Disorders: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 28-Sep-2005
From: Saundra Rothman <srothmannorthwestern.edu>
Subject: English & Child Language Disorders: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA


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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Child Language Disorders
Required Language(s): English (eng)


Description:

The Northwestern University Communication Sciences and Disorders Department
is searching for a faculty member, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a
promising or established research program focused on language disorders,
acquisition, and/or processing in children, with a vision to pursue a program of
translational research. This nine-month tenure-track position is based on the
Evanston campus. Preferred starting date: September 1, 2006.

Duties:
Development of a fundable program of research, teach courses in child language
disorders and related topics, direct student research, and provide academic
advising.

Qualifications:
Earned Ph.D. in speech and language pathology or related field. Clinical
certification is desirable, but not required. The candidate must have interests
and experience required to teach courses in the Department and develop
interdisciplinary research affiliations with other units of the University.

Salary:
Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure:
Send cover letter describing teaching and research interests and experience, a
current vita (including email address), reprints, and three letters of
recommendation to the Chair of the Search Committee by December 15, 2005.
Mail to the address below. Forward questions to Professor Cynthia Thompson at:
ckthomnorthwestern.edu. For more information about the Dept, please
visit: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/

The University:
Northwestern University is one of the nation's largest private research
universities. The main campus is located in Evanston and the medical campus is
located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both campuses are located on the shore of
Lake Michigan. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and
programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Cultural, social, and
recreational activities abound on and near each campus.

Closing Date:
Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications will begin on December
15, 2005. Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent
upon eligibility to work in the United States.


Address for Applications:

Language Position Search
Communication and Sciences Disorders Department
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208
USA

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2005

Contact Information:

Professor Cynthia Thompson
Email: ckthomnorthwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-3066
Fax: 847-491-4975
Website: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu


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