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Wed Oct 05 2011

Jobs: Communication Sciences and Disorders: Asst Prof, U of Memphis

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        1.     Eugene Buder , Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cognitive Science, or Related Field: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA


Message 1: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cognitive Science, or Related Field: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA
Date: 04-Oct-2011
From: Eugene Buder <ehbudermemphis.edu>
Subject: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cognitive Science, or Related Field: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders/IIS
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Web Address: https://workforum.memphis.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Communication Sciences and Disorders; Cognitive Science; Interdisciplinary


Description:

The Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) and the School of Communication
Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis invite applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2012. The
position is a 9 month appointment to the IIS with a home in the School of
Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Applicants must have completed (or be completing) a Ph.D. in
communication sciences and disorders, cognitive science, or a related field,
and must have a record of interdisciplinary research. Salary is competitive
and commensurate with qualifications. A successful candidate will be
expected to spearhead new externally funded research initiatives, to build and
lead a team of graduate students in Ph.D. research, and to teach courses at
the graduate and undergraduate levels.

All candidates with empirical interdisciplinary research related to
communication and/or the identification and treatment of communication
disorders will be considered. General areas of research could be in speech,
language, or hearing sciences, with a variety of possible emphases in
development, modeling, genetics, imaging, engineering or other related
interdisciplinary fields. Specific content areas of interest might include
autism, literacy, speech perception, or dialog and discourse, among others.
Candidates whose research areas strengthen existing areas of IIS
researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Institute for Intelligent Systems consists of 28 faculty members across 9
departments including Communication Sciences and Disorders, Computer
Science, Engineering, Education, Linguistics, Philosophy and Psychology.
The IIS offers a graduate certificate in Cognitive Science and is affiliated with
BA and MS programs in other departments. The IIS has received over $20
million in external awards in the past four years. Further information about the
Institute for Intelligent Systems can be found at http://iis.memphis.edu.

The University of Memphis School of Communication Sciences and
Disorders is a highly ranked program nationally, offering graduate degrees in
Speech-Language Pathology (MA), Audiology (AuD), and Communication
Sciences and Disorders (PhD). The School is also the home of the Center for
Research Initiatives and Strategies for the Communicatively Impaired, which
was created under the State of Tennessee's Centers of Excellence program
to foster growth in research. The CSD School website may be found at
http://www.memphis.edu/csd/.

Please complete an on-line application at the application URL below. Click on
the faculty box to find the posting for Assistant Professor. You will be
required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements,
curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Application review will
begin December 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. The
University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be
based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard
to race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender, handicap or veteran
status. Successful candidates must meet guidelines of the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986. For any questions regarding this position,
please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Eugene H. Buder,
contact information below.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://workforum.memphis.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Eugene Buder
Email: ehbudermemphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-5853


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