The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking to fill an open-rank faculty position as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We are a nationally-ranked program that, for more than 80 years, has been preparing highly-qualified professionals for clinical, academic, and research careers addressing prevention and rehabilitation of speech, language, and hearing problems (http://csd.hhd.psu.edu). Our tenured, tenure-track faculty have active programs of research within a culture that encourages engagement with students in our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. The responsibilities of the position are: to establish or continue a line of research in communication sciences and disorder; teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the candidate’s expertise; supervise undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research; provide service to the Department, College, and University, and; contribute to the clinical aspects of the program. Specialty area is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose area of research provides opportunities for inter-departmental collaborations and/or participation in one or more of the College Research Centers such as the Prevention Research Center or the Center for Healthy Children. Opportunities exist to make use of the magnetic resonance imaging facility and for interdisciplinary research collaboration with colleagues from multiple Centers, Consortia and Labs at the University Park Campus and at Penn State’s College of Medicine at Hershey. Numerous departments, including Biobehavioral Health, Psychology, Kinesiology, Bioengineering, and Human Development and Family Studies, are potential partners.
This position requires a Ph.D. in a relevant area with an emerging and/or active thematic program of research and scholarship that has the potential to attract external funding. Previous teaching experience and/or postdoctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP or CCC-A preferred, but not required. The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is required. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.
Review of applications will begin August 2017 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates will need to complete an on-line application and upload a resume/CV, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list names, titles, and complete contact information for at least three professional references who may be contacted. Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/71787
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