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Requisition # 73455

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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 Assistant or Associate Professor whose research examines the language and cognitive processes underlying communication.  Research focus may include linguistic (e.g., phonology, semantics, grammar, discourse, reading) or cognitive (e.g. attention, memory and learning, executive function) components of typical or disordered populations (e.g. traumatic brain injury, dementia, autism) across the lifespan.

The successful applicant will maintain an active program of empirical research, 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 Center for Disabilities and Development, the DeLTA Center, the Cognitive Science of Language Program, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, the Language Discussion Group, and Iowa Center for Reading Research, as well as strong collaborations with units such as Psychological and Brain Sciences, Otolaryngology, and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.

Education Requirement:

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

Required Qualifications:

For Associate Professor: 1) evidence of an active and productive research program in the area of language and/or cognition; 2) established record of external funding; 3) record of effective teaching at the college level; 4) evidence of service at the university or professional level.

For Assistant Professor: 1) evidence of strong potential for developing an active and productive research program in the area of language and/or cognition; 2) potential for obtaining external funding; 3) evidence that suggests the ability to teach effectively at the college level.

Desirable Qualifications:

1) certification/licensure in speech-language pathology; 2) experience working with neurogenic populations; 3) demonstrated commitment to working across disciplinary boundaries; and 4) evidence of leadership in university or professional contexts commensurate with rank.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Statement of research
Teaching Statement
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:Eileen M Finnegan - eileen-finnegan@uiowa.edu
Clas-Communic Sci & Disorders
Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center
250 Hawkins Drive
127D SHC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/comsci/

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