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LINGUIST List 17.3045

Tue Oct 17 2006

Jobs: Lang Acquisition / Disorders: Asst / Assoc Prof, Northeastern U

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        1.    Rupal Patel, Language Acquisition / Disorders: Assistant / Associate Professor, Northeastern University, MA, USA

Message 1: Language Acquisition / Disorders: Assistant / Associate Professor, Northeastern University, MA, USA
Date: 16-Oct-2006
From: Rupal Patel <r.patelneu.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition / Disorders: Assistant / Associate Professor, Northeastern University, MA, USA

University or Organization: Northeastern University
Department: Speech Language Pathology & Audiology
Web Address: http://www.slpa.neu.edu
Job Rank: Assistant / Associate Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Language Disorders


Responsibilities for this 39-week appointment include conducting research,
teaching, mentoring students, seeking extramural funding and participating
in departmental and professional service. Candidates at the Assistant
Professor rank should show promise or beginning evidence of a successful
funding trajectory. Applicants at the Associate Professor level should
demonstrate an established track record of research and extramural funding.
Preference will be given to individuals with a research focus in language
acquisition, development, disorders, and/or literacy, however, other areas
will also be considered. A PhD or equivalent in speech-language pathology
or related field is required by the time of employment and clinical
certification (CCC-SLP) is desirable.

The Department currently offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science
degrees in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) as well as a Clinical Doctorate
in Audiology. A PhD program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is
under development. Additionally, an interdisciplinary doctorate in
Neuroscience offers opportunities to recruit doctoral students from related
disciplines. The Department has a long history of externally funded
research and the University is ranked # 1 by US News and World Reports for
its practice-oriented cooperative education programs. Our clinic is housed
in the state-of-the-art Behrakis Health Sciences Center which affords
interdisciplinary collaborations. There are also numerous opportunities for
collaborative research through established links with other reputable
departments within the University and with highly regarded medical and
educational institutions in the Greater Boston community. Our campus
located in the heart of Boston is a vibrant, self-contained community
energized by the cultural, intellectual, social, and recreational pursuits
of a diverse and engaged community of students, faculty, and staff.

NU is an equal-opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and
Employer, Title IX University.

Applicants should submit a letter describing research and teaching
interests, a curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of references.

Address for Applications:
Rupal Patel
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave., Rm. 102 Forsyth
Boston, MA 02115

Application Deadline: 31-Dec-2006 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Rupal Patel
Email: r.patelneu.edu
Phone: 617-373-5842
Fax: 617-373-2239
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