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LINGUIST List 20.1783

Sat May 09 2009

Jobs: Speech and Language Therapy: Professor, University of Neuchatel

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        1.    Andrew McIntyre, Speech and Language Therapy: Professor, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

Message 1: Speech and Language Therapy: Professor, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Date: 08-May-2009
From: Andrew McIntyre <andrew.mcintyreunine.ch>
Subject: Speech and Language Therapy: Professor, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
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University or Organization: University of Neuchatel
Department: Institute of Language and Communication Studies
Job Location: , Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.unine.ch/orthophonie
Job Rank: Professor

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Speech and Language Therapy


Description:

The candidate will contribute to speech and language therapy research, with
a special focus on language disorders and language comprehension and
production processes in adulthood. He or she will be associated with the
Institute of language and communication sciences, in collaboration with the
other full professor of speech and language therapy. More specifically, the
candidate should develop research in the field of normal and pathological
language processes in adults, with an interest for one of the following
issues: verbal interactions and discourse practices; plurilingualism in
migration contexts; social anchorage of language practices.

It is also expected that the candidate:
- attest to clinical experience, or at least knowledge of clinical
institutions for speech and language therapy;
- be motivated to collaborate with clinical institutions, notably in the
French-speaking part of Switzerland, so as better to advise masters theses;
- be motivated to develop collaborations with others disciplines within the
Institute of language and communication sciences and/or with the Institute
of psychology and education.

The candidate will offer B.A., M.A. and doctoral-level courses, both
lectures and seminars; s/he will also supervise B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. research.

The position is open to non-French speaking candidates, but the ability to
teach in French is required. In relation to research, s/he can study
language processes in different languages, among which should be French.

Position opening: January 1, 2010 or to be discussed.

Requirements : The candidate should have a doctorate and a high-level
publication record.

Job specifics : The candidate will contribute to the activities of the
speech and language therapy research team, within the Institute of language
and communication sciences of the University of Neuchâtel :
- Teaching : seven hours a week, at the B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. levels
- Supervision: of students' work, including M.A. theses and Ph.D. dissertations
- Research: the candidate will carry out original research in speech and
language therapy; s/he will also participate in the research activities of
the Institute
- Administration: the candidate will participate in the administration of
the program of the speech and language therapy program at the Institute of
language and communication sciences, and of the Faculty of Arts and Social
Sciences.

Salary: legal, see http://www2.unine.ch/rh/page1574.html
Obligations: legal

For information about the of speech and language therapy program, please
visit our website.

For other information, please contact Prof. Geneviève de Weck, chaire de
logopédie, at the address provided below.

Full applications, including a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae,
copies of all university diplomas, a scientific project (max. 3 pp.) and
publication list (please do not send any publications at this stage) should
be sent Prof. Geneviève de Weck, head of the search committee. Three
letters of recommendation should be addressed separately to their authors
directly.

The University of Neuchâtel is an equal opportunity employer.
For further information contact the dean's office or consult the Faculty
website at www.unine.ch/lettres.

Application Deadline: 15-Jun-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Genviève de Weck
Institut des sciences du langage et de la communication
Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines
Espace Louis-Agassiz 1
Neuchatel CH-2000
Switzerland
Email Address for Applications: genevieve.deweckunine.ch
Contact Information:
Professor Genviève de Weck
Email: genevieve.deweckunine.ch

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