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Sunday, September 21, 2014

JOBS! Assoc. Prof. - Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln

Please pass the following job announcement along to anyone that might be interested in this position, and feel free to contact me with questions. AAC is one of our priority areas for this search, in addition to any of the wide variety of pediatric or adult communication disorders that are associated with neurological conditions. Thanks for your interest!

Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech/Language Pathology
Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders is searching for a tenure-track faculty member, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with a promising or established independent research program and teaching experience. Areas of particular interest include phonology and child language disorders, pediatric/adult neurologic communication disorders, communication technology and/or AAC. Additional areas may be considered.
Responsibilities: Develop an externally fundable program of research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, direct student research, and contribute to department, college, and university governance.
Professional qualifications: Earned doctorate by time of appointment in Speech Language Pathology, Communication Disorders, or related field (e.g., psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, engineering). Required qualifications include: Expertise in biological, behavioral and/or technological aspects of communication disorders, evidence of potential to maintain a high caliber, externally-funded research program; teaching experience; and publication in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications include: post-doctoral research and clinical/educational experience.
Access to dedicated laboratory space and doctoral student funding is available. The department and university have access to world-class multimodal brain imaging, biotechnology and genetic resources and state of the art technologies for experimental control and analysis. Access to a wide variety of clinical populations is available.
Review of applications will begin October 27, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, view requisition F_140148 at and click on "Apply to this job", complete the form and attach: (1) letter of application that includes your three to five year research plan; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) two or three completed research articles; and (4) contact information for 3 references. Please arrange for reference letters to be sent directly to Heidi Menard (; or 202 Barkley Memorial Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583-0738). Inquiries should be directed to: Cynthia Cress, PhD,; phone: 402-472-4431.
Cynthia Cress
Lincoln, NE

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