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. We welcome applicants with expertise in areas including, but not limited to, the following: motor speech, voice, phonology, speech science. 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, providing a strong infrastructure to support translational research, and collaborations across disciplines.
Preferred starting date: September 1, 2020
Duties: 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: Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below). 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 three published papers, and a teaching portfolio including teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and other relevant materials. Forward questions to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Viorica Marian [email@example.com]. For more information about the Department, please visit: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/.
The School: The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The departments span the communication arts and sciences and include the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty of 150 includes 105 tenure-track faculty. The school offers instruction to roughly 1200 undergraduate majors and 700 graduate and professional students. Founded over 135 years ago, the School has been a leader in developing the communication disciplines and professions, and continues to be a center of excellence in the communication arts and sciences. The current Dean of the School is Barbara J. O’Keefe.
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: November 15, 2019 or until position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately following the closing date.
Department: SoC Comm Sciences & Disorders
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page: Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below). Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted. Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf. All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the “Submit” button. Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved. Applications accepted here: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzY1.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: FY20 SLL
About Northwestern University, Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is home to undergraduate, professional, and doctoral research programs that explore the science of human hearing, speech, language, learning, and swallowing and seek new and more effective ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat related communication disorders.The department's faculty are renowned for discoveries that have changed our understanding of human communication. They explore the processes that underlie hearing, speech, language, learning, and swallowing, including sensation, perception, cognition, and motor control. They investigate social, familial, and cultural issues that impair communication. And they delve into the molecular and epidemiological bases of normal and disordered human communication.Our professional audiology and speech and language pathology programs are consistently ranked among the top ten programs in the nation by US News & World Report. Students, faculty and staff work together to provide patients of all ages a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for hearing, speech, learning, language, voice, and swallowing disorders in clinics on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.