The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track in speech-language pathology (SLP) in the area of phonological development and disorders. The School (www.audiospeech.ubc.ca) is located in recently renovated premises and state-of-the-art teaching facilities. The School offers an intensive two-to-three-year program of graduate coursework (audiology and speech-language pathology), research and supervised community based clinical practice leading to the M.Sc. degree. It also offers Ph.D. and postdoctoral education. There are numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching collaborations at the University. The campus, surrounded by forest and bordering the ocean, is also close to Vancouver's downtown area, which offers a variety of commercial, arts, and entertainment activities.
Duties include research, supervision of student research, and course-based instruction in SLP, primarily in the area of phonological development and disorders. The successful candidate will also be expected to make academic service contributions.
The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent, as well as a Master’s level professional qualification in SLP, with research expertise in one or more of the following areas: phonological and phonetic development, assessment and intervention. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of research productivity and teaching commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will possess a strong potential for establishing a successful research program, and developing excellent teaching skills. Excellent communication skills are also essential. CCC is a plus.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and subject to final budgetary approval. The anticipated start date is September 01, 2017, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.
The following items must be included when applying to this position: A letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, philosophy and effectiveness, a summary of research interests, reprints of representative publications that demonstrate significant contribution to the field (maximum of 4 reprints) along with three (3) confidential letters of reference addressing scholarly, professional and creative work, teaching and administration. At least one letter should not be from a co-author or research supervisor.
Please apply through e-recruit at:
Please send letters of reference by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to: Dr. Valter Ciocca, Professor and Director
School of Audiology and Speech Sciences
University of British Columbia
463 - 2177 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z3 Canada
Fax: (604) 822-6569
Review of the applications will begin on May 01, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
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