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Requisition # 71577

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, September 1st, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Communication Sciences and Disorders



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa seeks applications for an Associate to Full Professor whose research examines the cognitive and/or neural substrates of language and communication.  We are seeking a scholar with a strong program of research in communication and language in one or multiple domains (e.g., phonology, semantics, grammar, discourse), including the interaction between cognitive and communicative functions in typical individuals or those with cognitive-communication disorders such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia. Applicants with expertise in the design, implementation and dissemination of evidence-based interventions are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will maintain an active research program and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her areas of expertise. The University of Iowa offers exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary scholarship across a number of campus facilities and programs, including the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic, the DeLTA Center, the Cognitive Science of Language Program, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, and the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative as well as strong collaborations with units such as Psychological and Brain Sciences, Otolaryngology, and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute. Opportunities for implementation science research with publicly or privately affiliated service providers also exist.

Education Requirement:

Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in communication sciences and disorders, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience or a related field in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

1) evidence of an active and productive research program in cognition and communication; 2) an established record of external funding; 3) a record of effective teaching at the post-secondary level; and 4) evidence of service at the university or professional level.

Desirable Qualifications:

1) certification/licensure in speech-language pathology; 2) demonstrated commitment to working across disciplinary boundaries; and 3) evidence of leadership in university or professional contexts commensurate with rank.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
3 letters of recommendation
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Julie K Jones - julie-jones@uiowa.edu
Clas-Communic Sci & Disorders
119 SHC
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/

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