Applications are sought for a 9-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Child Language Disorders in the Department of Communicative Disorders. The department is in the College of Health Sciences, University of Rhode Island. Expertise is required in the area of child language disorders with particular emphasis on the neuro-cognitive and/or social aspects of language and/or literacy-based communication disorders in school-aged populations. The position will begin in the Fall of 2018, or Spring of 2019.
The faculty member will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program, the Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, the URI Speech & Hearing Center that serves a large school-based population, additional departments within the College of Health Science such as Psychology and Human Development and Family Students, the College of Education & Professional Studies, and/or the Institute for Integrative Health and Innovation. Other state-based and regional opportunities for collaboration also exist.
Candidates are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the departmental curriculum, conduct a competitive research program, and contribute to the clinical training of graduate students.
Visit the URI jobs website at: https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting (F00074). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: #1. Cover letter including a description of how your qualifications match the requirements for the position; #2. Curriculum Vitae should include the names and contact information for three professional references; #3. A statement outlining your research interests and goals (as one complete document); #4. A statement of teaching philosophy, and any supporting materials (as one complete document).
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by April 15, 2018. Applications received after the second consideration date (April 15, 2018) may not be given full consideration.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: F00074
About University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university.
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.