General Information: The Department of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences (HSLS) at Gallaudet University seeks faculty applicants committed to teaching Ph.D. level courses in the HSLS and whose primary responsibility for this position would be to serve as Director of the Ph.D. Program. Rank (Associate or Full Professor) and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. Credit for time in rank and progress toward tenure may be awarded at the time of hire, depending on qualifications. The position is a full time, 11 months faculty appointment. Preferred starting date: August 16, 2018. Position is contingent on funding.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will serve as the Ph.D. Program director, teach courses in areas of expertise in the HSLS, and coordinate HSLS research programs. Applicants are expected to collaborate with HSLS faculty, faculty from other Gallaudet departments, and possible research partners from other institutions. A priority of this position is to conduct a program of research that will contribute significantly to the mission of the HSLS Department and the University.
Application Procedures: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts of graduate work, examples of academic publications, and three letters of recommendation along with a statement of teaching philosophy and vision for research to:
Sanyukta Jaiswal, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Hearing Speech & Language Sciences
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone #: 202-651-5325 (V)
Qualifications:Ph.D. in the HSLS, or a related discipline, with a distinguished publications and grant record. Applicants need to have had significant experience as a faculty member at a University commensurate with an appointment to the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, and team-based research. As Gallaudet is a bilingual university, competence in American Sign Language and knowledge of Deaf culture are necessary. Applicants without ASL skills must demonstrate a commitment to learning ASL and will receive institutional support needed for ASL development.
Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of D/deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a hig...hly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages D/deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally under-represented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.