The Department of Speech and Hearing Science (http://shs.illinois.edu) is searching for outstanding candidates with research expertise in Speech-Language Pathology and/or speech science. Preferred research areas include, but are not limited to, augmentative and alternative communication, motor speech, fluency, or swallowing. The position offers opportunities to engage in basic, clinical, and translational research through interdisciplinary programs and institutes. We seek to fill two nine-month tenure track academic appointments; one at the rank of Assistant Professor, and the other at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The positions begin August 16, 2020.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related discipline conferred by August 16, 2020; ASHA clinical certification is preferred. For appointment at the assistant professor level, the potential to develop a funded research program is expected. For appointment at higher ranks, the candidate must have a proven history of externally funded research.
Conduct and publish research in area of expertise; seek external funding to support research activities; student mentoring; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise and direct student research; engage in professional and public service activities; and serve on department, college, and university committees.
Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For full consideration, application materials must be received by Sunday, January 12, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Speech and Hearing Science (SHS) is situated in the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) on the main campus of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Our department offers an undergraduate degree and three graduate degrees—M.A.-SLP, Au.D., and Ph.D. Its mission is to engage in research, education, and outreach activities that enhance communication across the lifespan, integrating research and clinical applications from the biological, behavioral, and social sciences. Our faculty are committed to advancing diversity in professional practice and the professorate.
Departmental activities contribute to the mission of AHS, specifically, the advancement of research, instruction and public engagement that promotes the development of healthy, livable communities, facilitates optimal living with disability and promotes health and wellness across the lifespan and throughout a diverse society. The College houses two interdisciplinary research centers, the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability and the Chez Veterans Center and the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services. Our faculty are active in interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues in the Colleges of Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Engineering, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Neuroscience Program, the Cancer Community at Illinois, Carle Foundation Hospital, and Carle Auditory Oral School. The University has recently established the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the first college of medicine specifically designed at the intersection of engineering and medicine, along with an Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute that organizes campus efforts to address pressing health challenges in society.
Application materials should be submitted online at https://jobs.illinois.edu. The following materials are required: (1) 1 letter of application that discusses your research, teaching and service activities; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for 3 references; and up to 3 representative publications. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted and letters required.
For more information about the position, applicants may contact:
Matthew Rispoli, Ph.D.
Chair, Search Committee
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
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About University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu