Open Rank Faculty Member in Voice Disorders The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and UT Southwestern Medical Center invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the UTD School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences with a joint appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern. We seek an outstanding scholar whose research program in the area of voice disorders will complement existing strengths in speech and language development and neuroscience in the CSD PhD program at UTD. The research program will also capitalize on integration of the successful candidate within the UT Southwestern Voice Center as the lead PhD research scientist. Responsibilities include research, graduate-level teaching, and mentoring doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows. Laboratory space location can be chosen based on maximal synergy with the existing scientific expertise at each campus. A competitive start-up package will support eventual or further extramural funding.
Applicants should hold a PhD in speech-language pathology or a relevant field and have an established or promising research program focusing on cellular, tissue, or behavioral aspects of voice disorders.
The UT-Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders is one of four centers in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, which offers PhD programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cognition and Neuroscience and Psychological Sciences. The School has an established tradition of interdisciplinary research as well as collaborations with investigators at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, located adjacent to the Callier Center's Dallas site.
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at UT Southwestern provides a mature infrastructure for voice research. The department has supported a Laryngeal Physiology and Biomechanics Laboratory and Laryngeal Tissue Engineering Laboratory. An NIH funded project anchors current research activities. The UT Southwestern Voice Center is the largest tertiary care voice center in the south-central region of the country and provides a rich environment for clinically based scientific inquiring in all aspects of voice disorders.
Indication of gender and ethnic origin for affirmative action purposes is requested as part of the application process but is not required for consideration. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled; the starting date is August 1, 2018.
Applicants should submit their current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest (including research interests), and the names and contact information for five professional references via the online application form available at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/9175. School hiring officials will receive notification when application materials are posted and are available for review.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive community.
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.