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Fri Oct 30 2009

Jobs: Speech Science: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

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        1.    Saundra Rothman, Speech Science: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Speech Science: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 29-Oct-2009
From: Saundra Rothman <srothmannorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Speech Science: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address: http://communication.northwestern.edu/csd
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Speech Science


The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a tenure-track
assistant professor to begin September 2010 who will lead a translational
research program in the developmental disorders of speech and learning
(e.g., apraxia, phonological disorders). An exceptional candidate may be
considered for an endowed junior chair position. Clinical certification is
not required. In addition to an earned doctorate from relevant fields
(e.g., psychology, learning science, speech science, neurobiology,
genetics, molecular and cell biology, biomedical engineering), applicants
must have demonstrated potential to lead a high-impact, externally-funded
research program. Northwestern University is a founder and leader of the
discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders with undergraduate,
professional (Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Learning
Disabilities), and PhD training programs; innovative and interdisciplinary
approaches to teaching and research dominate the direction of the University.

Duties: Develop a fundable program of research, teach courses in
developmental speech sciences and disorders and related topics, direct
student research, and engage in service to the department, school, and

Qualifications: An earned PhD, a record of peer-reviewed publications,
potential for obtaining external grant funding, and potential for being an
effective teacher. Clinical qualification is not required.

Salary: Internationally competitive, depending on qualifications and

Application procedures: Candidates should send a CV, research and teaching
statements, reprints of published articles, and four letters of reference
to Dr. Charles Larson at the address below.

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. For more information, please visit:

Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications will
begin December 15, 2009.

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is
contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

Search # 15116

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2009
Mailing Address for Applications:
Charles Larson, PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Faculty Search Committee Chair
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-3540
Contact Information:
Dr. Charles Larson
Email: clarsonnorthwestern.edu

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