The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for two tenure-track faculty members, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the general areas of speech, language, and learning. This exciting opportunity coincides with other major developments in the Department, including the commission of a new state-of-the art clinic. We seek to recruit individuals engaged in impactful and visionary lines of research focused on, or directly related to, understanding and treatment of speech, language and/or learning disorders. Northwestern University’s Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is a leader in science and research, and our intention is to recruit individuals with a track record of, or potential to develop, cutting-edge programmatic research to move the field forward. With this unique opportunity to recruit new faculty members at various career stages, we hope to further this tradition of leadership and excellence.
Preferred starting date: September 1, 2016.
Duties: Development of a fundable program of research, teach courses in the areas of speech, language, and/or learning, direct student research, and provide doctoral student advising.
Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. required. The candidate must have interests and experience required to teach courses in the Department and develop interdisciplinary research affiliations with other units of the University. Clinical certification is desired but not required.
Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.
Application procedure: Send a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address), three letters of recommendation, reprints of up to five published papers, and a teaching portfolio including teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and other relevant materials to the Search Committee coordinator, Dr. Jeanette Ortiz: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to: CSD SLL Faculty Search, Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208. Forward questions to Dr. Ortiz [email@example.com]or the Search Committee Chair: Sumit Dhar [firstname.lastname@example.org]. For more information about the Department, please visit: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/.
The University:Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. The main campus is located in Evanston and the medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both campuses are located on the shore of Lake Michigan. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.
Application Closing Date: October 1, 2015 or until position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately following the closing date.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highl...y collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.