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LINGUIST List 17.3106

Sat Oct 21 2006

Jobs: Eng & Speech Lang Learning/Processing: Asst Prof, Northwestern U

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        1.    Saundra Rothman, English & Speech Language Learning and Processing: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: English & Speech Language Learning and Processing: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 20-Oct-2006
From: Saundra Rothman <srothmannorthwestern.edu>
Subject: English & Speech Language Learning and Processing: Asst Prof, Northwestern University, IL, USA

University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Web Address: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Speech Language Learning and Processing
Required Language(s): English (eng)


The Northwestern University, Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences
and Disorders is searching for a faculty member, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor,
with a promising or established research program on child language with an emphasis on
disorders, learning, acquisition and/or processing, 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's syndrome, cochlear implants, and emerging literacy. This nine-month
tenure-track position is based on the Evanston campus. Preferred starting date: September 1,
2007. 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 by December 15, 2006.

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.

S-101-07 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

Address for Applications:
Language Position Search
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-3540

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2006 (Open until filled)

Contact Information:
Dr. Cynthia Thompson
Email: ckthomnorthwestern.edu
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