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[AUDITORY] Senior faculty position -- Northeastern University

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Senior Faculty Position in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Northeastern University announces a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Areas of specialization are open. Particularly desirable areas include, but not limited to, multi-sensory integration, speech and language development, speech and language neuroscience, disorders of articulation/phonology/language, adult neurogenics, speech science, auditory neuroscience, hearing impairment in children, aging, communication technologies, and neuroimaging. Applicants from all subfields of communication sciences and technologies are strongly encouraged to apply.  Responsibilities include the ability to develop and maintain a program of independent and collaborative scholarly research and teaching, as well as college and university service.


A doctorate degree in Speech Language Pathology, Audiology, Psychology, 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. Ideal candidates will have nationally and internationally recognized scholarship programs, a demonstrated track record of external funding, and a background of exceptional teaching and service.


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, within the Bouvé 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 http://www.slpa.neu.edu.  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.   


Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 1,500 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.


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.


Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, training, and experience and includes an outstanding benefits package. Evaluation will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, visit the Bouve College of Health Sciences website http://www.northeastern.edu/bouve/ and click on `Faculty Positions’. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement, and list of three references. For more information, please contact the search committee chair Dr. Ying-Yee Kong (phone: +1 617 373 3704, email: yykong@xxxxxxx).


Northeastern University Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX, and an ADVANCE institution. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Northeastern University embraces the wealth of diversity represented in our community and seeks to enhance it at all levels. Northeastern University is an E-Verify employer.

Ying-Yee Kong, Ph.D., CCC-A
Associate Professor
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: 617-373-3704
Fax: 617-373-2239
Email: yykong@xxxxxxx