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LINGUIST List 24.3710

Sat Sep 21 2013

Jobs: General Ling; Lang Acq: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, University of Iowa

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Sep-2013
From: Katherine Rebal <katherine-rebaluiowa.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
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University or Organization: University of Iowa
Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Job Location: Iowa, USA
Web Address: http://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Full Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Description:

Applicants with expertise in the area of Childhood Speech and Language are sought. Expertise in one or more of five target areas is preferred: childhood speech sound disorders, reading and writing disabilities, augmentative and alternative communication systems, autism spectrum disorders, and service delivery to multilingual and culturally diverse populations. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field is required. Postdoctoral experience and/or faculty experience is desired but not required. The successful junior candidate will possess an emerging publication record and strong potential for extramural funding (NIH). A successful mid-career candidate will possess a strong record of publications and extramural funding.

Salary is competitive and negotiable, depending upon rank and qualifications.

The candidate hired will conduct research, obtain external funding in support of research endeavors, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and direct student theses and dissertations, and engage in professional and collegiate service activities.

The University of Iowa offers a rich intellectual environment for scholars in language including a number of established and ongoing interdisciplinary collaborations among communication sciences and disorders, psychology, linguistics and neuroscience groups. The University of Iowa is also home to the DeLTA Center, an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the study of development and learning. The Iowa City community is a vibrant college town distinguished by recognition as an UNESCO city of literature and by consistently high rankings on quality of life indices (health, safety, education, cost of living).

Applicants should apply online at the application URL below and refer to requisition #63305. The applicant should attach a letter describing research and teaching interests, and full curriculum vitae. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Karla McGregor at either the application address or email address below. For full consideration, applications must be received by November 8, 2014 but applications are welcome until the position is filled.

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Karla McGregor
CSD, 334b WJSHC
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1012
USA
Email Address for Applications: karla-mcgregoruiowa.edu
Web Address for Applications: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/
Contact Information:
Departmental Administrator Katherine Rebal
Email: katherine-rebaluiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-8720

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