The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in fall semester of 2019. We are searching for a scholar whose work focuses on language processes in individuals with atypical functioning, typical functioning, or both, and whose work examines adults, or individuals across the lifespan. Appointment will be 100%-time over the 9-month academic year (late August to late May).
Duties/Responsibilities: Faculty in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts are expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research; to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses; to advise BA, MA, AuD, and/or PhD students; and contribute service to the department, college, university, and profession.
Candidates will be evaluated according to the overall quality of their academic preparation, evidence of research and scholarly competence, potential for obtaining external research funding, evidence of commitment to and skills in teaching, and strength of recommendations.
Demonstrated scholarship investigating language processes in individuals with typical function, atypical function, or both.
Demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including general-interest courses, courses on clinical topics, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
A Ph.D. in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and Disorders, Psychology, Education, or other related discipline by the start date.
Preferred Qualifications include:
The ability to teach courses in the area of language and cognitive disorders in adults specifically on the assessment and treatment of disorders of language, swallowing, or speech that result from congenital conditions (intellectual impairment, learning disability), acquired conditions (e.g., traumatic brain injury, stroke) degenerative conditions (e.g., dementia, motor neuron disease), or a mix of these. We encourage applications from scholars who study communication in a variety of modalities, including research with individuals who use AAC.
Clinical experience in speech-language pathology, with eligibility for Minnesota Department of Health/Education licensure, and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.
Internal Number: 326247
About University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, the state’s land grant institution, is dedicated to the advancement of learning; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state and beyond. The appointment will be in the University of Minnesota Department of Otolaryngology, which has more than 125 years of history of conducting research, treating patients, and educating the next generation of medical professionals. The department has a mature and well-supported research infrastructure that facilitates innovative work and the development of productive collaborations throughout the university. Collaborating groups include the University of Minnesota Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), which offers degrees including BA in speech-language-hearing sciences, MA in speech-language pathology, and PhD in speech-language-hearing sciences. Members of the SLHS department conduct and disseminate cutting-edge studies of speech, language, and hearing abilities across the lifespan. Affiliated with both departments, the Center for Applied & Translational Sensory Science (CATSS) is a multidisci...plinary consortium of investigators focused on addressing problems faced by people with sensory and communication deficits and offers valuable scientific resources to its members. Faculty in these groups are heavily involved in federally funded research efforts.