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Tenure Track Open Rank Position In Motor Speech


Tenure Track Open Rank Position In Motor Speech

Communication Sciences & Disorders,
College of Health Sciences University of Delaware

The Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSCD) program in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Delaware (UD) invites applications for a tenure‐track faculty position (open rank) in the domain of motor speech, broadly defined. We seek creative, productive individuals with a strong commitment to advancing basic, translational, and clinical research in communication sciences and disorders. Opportunities are available for secondary appointments, interdisciplinary teaching, and collaborative research across UD. Applicants must possess an earned research doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field.

Primary responsibilities will include conducting nationally‐ and internationally‐visible funded research, supervising master’s and Ph.D. students, teaching the graduate‐level clinical course in motor speech; with the possibility of teaching in other related courses such as AAC, dysphagia, stuttering, craniofacial disorders, neuroscience, or instrumentation, and participating in university service. All faculty are expected to contribute to a welcoming campus environment that embraces diversity. Preference will be given to candidates who have post‐doctoral research experience (for assistant professor applicants) or additional evidence of research productivity commensurate with rank, a demonstrated ability to obtain funding to support their research endeavors, and a successful record of teaching experience. Applicant qualifications will be evaluated commensurate with their rank.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The CSCD program, which was established in 2014, is supported by a legislative decree from the State of Delaware. The department is comprised of 9 FT faculty, with research strengths that include bilingualism, developmental language disorders, voice, neuroscience, and patient reported outcomes in adults with neurogenic disorders. The College of Health Sciences also includes the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology, Applied Physiology, Medical and Molecular Sciences, Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing. There are also strong programs in linguistics and cognitive sciences, neuroscience, biology, psychology, and biomedical engineering, as well as numerous collaborative linkages with our college’s clinical partners.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Faculty at the University have regularly received annual cost‐of‐living and merit salary increases and the benefits package is one of the best in the nation. Relocation and start‐up funds are available. Appointment date negotiable; preferred start date August, 2019.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will be contacted only with the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, that includes a clear statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (all in one document) at For inquiries, contact: Amanda Owen Van Horne, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, 302‐831‐3982,

UD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University’s Notice of Non‐Discrimination can be found at


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