Arnold School of Public Health
Communication Science and Disorders
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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
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Advertised Job Summary
University of South Carolina
Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Communication Sciences & Disorders
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, housed within the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, has a 9-month, tenure-track assistant/associate professor position available beginning in August 2018. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related field. Responsibilities include conducting research in area of expertise, teaching, and service. The Department has very low teaching loads for tenure-track lines. Preferred areas of research include dysphagia or voice, but all areas will be considered for highly qualified applicants. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record or promise of extramural funding and those with the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-SLP), although the latter is not required. The Department has strong ties within the Arnold School of Public Health, the USC Institute for Mind and Brain, the McCausland Center for Brain Imaging, Palmetto Health hospital, and the local VA hospital. It currently has 25 full-time faculty and offers two CAA-accredited speech-language pathology master's degree programs (on-campus and distance-learning) and a PhD program. The University of South Carolina has a Carnegie Foundation ranking of “very high research activity.” Applications (including a personal statement, descriptions of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and electronic contact information for three references) should be sent by email to: Julius Fridriksson, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina, Williams-Brice Building, Room 624, Columbia, SC 29208 – [email protected] For more information about the Department, visit our web site at: http://www.sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/public_health/internal/additional_program_information/comd/index.php Review of applications will begin on December 20, 2017. The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply; our many minority and female students value role models. The University of South Carolina has a generous family leave policy. Columbia, SC enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine annually and has ready access to both beaches and mountains. It hosts historical and cultural attractions, festivals, performing arts and sporting events, and has parks and outdoor recreation including the Congaree National Park and 50,000 acre Lake Murray.Required Education and Experience
Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related field. Responsibilities include conducting research in area of expertise, teaching, and service.Preferred Qualifications
Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related field. Responsibilities include conducting research in area of expertise, teaching, and service.
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Job Open Date 12/06/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/21575 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.
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