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Tue Oct 12 2010

Jobs: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern U

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        1.    Saundra Rothman, Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: Saundra Rothman <srothmannorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition: 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://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition


Description:

The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a faculty member, at
the rank of Assistant Professor, with a promising or established research
program focused on disorders, learning, acquisition, and/or processing of
child language, with a vision to pursue a program of translational
research. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to,
Specific Language Impairment, Autism, Down syndrome, speech-motor
disorders, cochlear implants, and emerging literacy. This nine-month
tenure-track position is based on the Evanston campus.

Preferred starting date: September 1, 2011.

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. 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 e-mail address),
reprints, and three letters of recommendation to the Chair of the Search
Committee at the address below by December 15, 2010. Forward questions to
Professor Amy Booth at the email address below. For more information about
the Department, please visit the URL above.

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, 2010. Search # 16562

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.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Child Language Position Search
Communication and Sciences Disorders Department
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-3540
USA
Contact Information:
Professor Amy Booth
Email: a-boothnorthwestern.edu

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