LINGUIST List 27.3461

Thu Sep 01 2016

Jobs: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 01-Sep-2016
From: Molly Losh <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
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University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Job Location: Illinois, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Assistant Professor (Speech, Language, Learning)

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics


Northwestern University

Assistant Professor Position in Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech, Language, Learning)

The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a tenure-track faculty member, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the areas of speech, language, and learning, broadly defined. We seek to recruit an individual engaged in impactful and visionary lines of research related to communication disorders. Our intention is to recruit individuals with a track record of, or potential to develop, cutting-edge programmatic research to move the field forward. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the undergraduate, MS, and/or PhD programs within the department. The CSD department has strong ties to multiple research entities (e.g., NUIN, DevSci), providing a strong infrastructure to support translational research, and collaborations across disciplines.

Preferred starting date: September 1, 2017.


Development of a fundable program of research, teach courses in the areas of speech, language, or learning, direct student research, and provide doctoral student advising.
Qualifications: Earned PhD or MD/PhD 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. Clinical certification is welcome but is not required.

Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure:

Send a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address), three letters of recommendation, reprints of up to five published papers, and a teaching portfolio including teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and other relevant materials to the application email below, or mail to the address below. Forward questions to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Molly Losh (see contact information below). For more information about the Department, please visit the web address below.

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. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.

Application Closing Date: September 30, 2016 or until position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately following the closing date.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2016 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
CSD SLL Faculty Search
Communication Sciences and Disorders Department
Northwestern University
2240 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208
Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Dr. Molly Losh

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