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Faculty Position in Developmental Disorders of Speech, Language and Learning

The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a tenure-track
assistant professor to begin September 2010 who will lead a translational
research program in the developmental disorders of speech and learning
(e.g., apraxia, phonological disorders). An exceptional candidate may be
considered for an endowed junior chair position. Clinical certification is
not required. In addition to an earned doctorate from relevant fields (e.g.,
psychology, learning science, speech science, neurobiology, genetics,
molecular and cell biology, biomedical engineering), applicants must have
demonstrated potential to lead a high-impact, externally-funded research
program. Northwestern University is a founder and leader of the discipline
of Communication Sciences and Disorders with undergraduate, professional
(Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Learning Disabilities), and PhD
training programs; innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching
and research dominate the direction of the University.

Duties: Develop a fundable program of research, teach courses in
developmental speech sciences and disorders and related topics, direct
student research, and engage in service to the department, school, and

Qualifications: An earned PhD, a record of peer-reviewed publications,
potential for obtaining external grant funding, and potential for being an
effective teacher. Clinical qualification is not required.

Salary: Internationally competitive, depending on qualifications and

Application procedures: Candidates should send a CV, research and teaching
statements, reprints of published articles, and four letters of reference
to: Charles Larson, PhD, CSD Faculty Search Committee Chair (2240 Campus
Dr., Evanston, IL 60208).

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. Cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near
each campus. For more information, please visit:

Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications will
begin December 15, 2009.
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