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LINGUIST List 23.3895

Tue Sep 18 2012

Jobs: Cog Sci; Lang Sciences Or Disorders: Asst Prof/Assoc Prof/Full Prof, University of Maryland

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Sep-2012
From: Rochelle Newman <rnewman1umd.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science; Language Sciences Or Disorders: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor, University of Maryland, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland
Department: Hearing & Speech Sciences
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.bsos.umd.edu/hesp
Job Rank: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Profe

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Language Sciences or Disorders


The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (CAA-accredited) invites applicants for a tenured/tenure-track position in Language Sciences or Disorders, beginning August 2013. Qualifications for the faculty position include an earned doctorate in speech-language pathology, language sciences, or related neuroscience or cognitive science areas. All relevant areas of expertise will be considered, including
developmental language sciences and disorders (infant through teenage). Applicants should demonstrate a publication record, teaching experience, and history of external funding commensurate with level of appointment. Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology and/or a research focus on language disorders is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring graduate students, and participating in departmental and university activities. Colleagues who would be interested in furthering research ties with interdisciplinary initiatives on campus (such as the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program, Language Sciences at Maryland, and/or the Maryland Neuroimaging Center), or who will strengthen connections with other departments on campus (such as human development, special education, linguistics, or psychology), are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is negotiable, depending upon qualifications and experience. The department offers highly-ranked programs leading to BA, MA, AuD and PhD degrees, and is a key contributor to the largest language science community in North America (webpage: http://www.bsos.umd.edu/hesp). The College Park campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area in close proximity to numerous world-renowned medical institutions and research facilities including the NIH, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

We will begin reviewing applications on November 12th and so, for best consideration, please submit application material by this date. However, we expect this search to be an ongoing process, and thus the position will be open until filled. Please complete the online application at at the application URL below (job position # 104604). Required application materials include a letter of application, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, 2 or 3 selected articles (uploaded as supplemental documents), and names and email address of three references who may be asked for letters of recommendation. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Rochelle Newman at the telephone or contact email below.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 12-Nov-2012 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.umd.edu
Contact Information:
Search Committee Chair Rochelle Newman
Email: rnewman1umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4226
Fax: 301-314-2023
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