LINGUIST List 21.4032

Tue Oct 12 2010

Jobs: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern U

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        1.    Saundra Rothman, Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 11-Oct-2010
From: Saundra Rothman <>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, IL, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders Job Location: Illinois, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition


The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences andDisorders at Northwestern University is searching for a faculty member, atthe rank of Assistant Professor, with a promising or established researchprogram focused on disorders, learning, acquisition, and/or processing ofchild language, with a vision to pursue a program of translationalresearch. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to,Specific Language Impairment, Autism, Down syndrome, speech-motordisorders, cochlear implants, and emerging literacy. This nine-monthtenure-track position is based on the Evanston campus.

Preferred starting date: September 1, 2011.

Duties: Development of a fundable program of research, teach courses inchild language disorders and related topics, direct student research, andprovide academic advising.

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. required. The candidate must have interestsand experience required to teach courses in the Department and developinterdisciplinary research affiliations with other units of the University.

Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure: Send cover letter describing teaching and researchinterests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address),reprints, and three letters of recommendation to the Chair of the SearchCommittee at the address below by December 15, 2010. Forward questions toProfessor Amy Booth at the email address below. For more information aboutthe Department, please visit the URL above.

The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation's largestprivate research universities. The main campus is located in Evanston andthe medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both campuses arelocated on the shore of Lake Michigan. There is continuing expansion ofUniversity facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences andmedicine. Cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and neareach campus.

Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications willbegin on December 15, 2010. Search # 16562

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal OpportunityEmployer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring iscontingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2010 Mailing Address for Applications:
Child Language Position Search Communication and Sciences Disorders Department Northwestern University 2240 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208-3540 USA Contact Information:
Professor Amy Booth Email:

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