About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation's premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern's international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation's top research universities.
Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston's historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. Northeastern University has an enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students and approximately 4,300 faculty and staff. Situated in downtown Boston, it is one of the nation's most dynamic private educational institutions. Northeastern is recognized as a leader in experiential learning - the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Innovative research and educational efforts have led to a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and the dramatic changes at the University are reflected in a dramatic rise in the U.S. News and World Report's rankings of top 50 U.S. research universities in the last few years.
Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research, making faculty hires in the last few years in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), environmental health, health systems, health policy, urban health, population health, and health administration.
The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, part of the Bouve College of Health Sciences, offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in addition to an interdisciplinary certificate in Early Intervention, and houses the on-campus, state-of-the art Speech-Language and Hearing Center. Our programs are described in greater detail at https://bouve.northeastern.edu/csd/. The Department has a 50-year history of externally funded research through the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the US Department of Education. Northeastern University provides the opportunity for collaborative academic, clinical, and research program development through established links to other units within the University (e.g., Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Psychology), as well as with other universities (e.g., Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston University), hospitals (e.g., Children's Hospital), and schools (e.g., Boston Public Schools) in the Boston metropolitan area.
About the Opportunity: The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University announces a tenure-track open faculty position. The area of research is open to all areas within speech and language, with specific interest in individuals with a research focus that is translational or has a clinical emphasis. The opening is an academic year, benefits-eligible position commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. The start date is fall 2020.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include the ability to develop and maintain a program of independent and collaborative scholarly research, teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate courses, as well as college and university service.
Qualifications: A doctorate degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a related discipline relevant to human communication and its disorders and a record of publications in scholarly journals appropriate to the field of research and desired appointment level are required. Junior candidates will demonstrate promise for building an externally-funded research program and teaching background. Candidates at the Full and Associate Professor level will have national and internationally recognized scholarship programs, a demonstrated track record of external funding, and a history of exceptional teaching and service.
Preferred Qualifications: CCC-SLP preferred, but not required.
Salary Grade: N/A
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, and list of three references. Recommendation letters, required upon request, should also be submitted through the application system. Position inquiries should be sent via email to Dr. Emily Zimmerman, Search Committee Chair at email@example.com. For full consideration, please apply no later than December 1, 2019. Applicant review will begin immediately, and proceed until an exceptional candidate is selected. Opportunities are available for informal meetings during the 2019 ASHA convention.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.