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Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

WORK UNIT: College of Health and Human Development Department:Communication Sciences and Disorders

JOB #18705 Deadline: 01/01/2021

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Full-time (9-month), Continuous, Tenure Track Appointment.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders, education, psychology, child development, applied linguistics, or a related field with an emphasis on children’s language and literacy development in multicultural contexts. Candidates with diverse areas of expertise related to language and literacy are invited to apply, e.g., phonology, dual language development, school-age language, severe needs, etc. A demonstrated record of scholarship, and promise of external funding are important.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop a research program that will strengthen the links between research and practice in the areas of language and literacy development currently targeted by faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and in the interdisciplinary initiatives of Penn State’s Children, Youth, and Families Consortium. The Department seeks to expand upon current faculty’s expertise in multicultural issues with expertise that furthers partnerships with schools and communities, including enhancing opportunities for children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, particularly those at risk for speech and language disorders. Responsibilities include commitment to graduate and undergraduate education through teaching graduate/undergraduate courses; supervising undergraduate/graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research and service to the Department, College, and University.

STARTING DATE: Fall Semester, 2005

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

DEADLINE: Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, materials should be received prior to January 1, 2005.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit letter of application, current vitae, official transcripts of terminal degree, recent publications, and three letters of reference to: Adele W. Miccio, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Pennsylvania State University, 110 Moore Building, University Park, PA 16802

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