Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

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Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

Job no: 588785
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences
Department: Communicative Sciences Disorders Cas 10010084
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising
Working/Functional Title

Ast/Asc/Full Professor- Tenure System

Position Summary

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders ( at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks to fill a faculty position with an individual committed to developing an outstanding program of research and demonstrating excellence in teaching and service. The ideal candidate will be an energetic educator and scholar who is excited to join a dynamic department and work with similarly dedicated scientists in a collaborative and collegial environment. The listed position is in the tenure system at the Assistant Professor rank; however, exceptional candidates will be considered at higher ranks.

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) has grown dramatically in recent years, with ten active research laboratories and five endowments to support student and faculty development. The Department’s thriving undergraduate minor, MA, and PhD programs prepare students for successful clinical and research careers in speech-language pathology and related fields. The Department is housed within MSU’s world-renowned College of Communication Arts and Sciences. The College provides excellent infrastructure for pre-award extramural grant submission, post-award grant administration, and information technology support for research and teaching.

Michigan State University, the nation’s pioneer land-grant institution, offers excellent opportunities for collaborative research across a wide range of disciplines, including two medical programs (College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine), a College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Engineering, and College of Education, amongst others.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Communicative sciences and disorders

Minimum RequirementsPhD degree in communicative sciences and disorders, or a closely related discipline is required.

Desired QualificationsDesired areas of expertise include developmental or acquired language disorders, with a focus on cognitive/neurogenic aspects of communication and/or augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Other areas will also be considered for outstanding candidates. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success, or the strong promise of success, in obtaining external funding for their research, scholarly productivity, and the potential for multidisciplinary collaboration.

Postdoctoral training or equivalent and a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) are strongly suggested but not required for this position.

Required Application MaterialsCV, Cover Letter, names of three references, Research Statement, and Teaching Statement. Three letters of reference should be submitted directly to the Search Committee Chair, J. Scott Yaruss, at [email protected]

Special InstructionsTo apply for this position, please complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website

Please direct inquiries about this position to J. Scott Yaruss, Professor and Search Committee Chair (phone: 517-884-2406; email: [email protected]). The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants July 22, 2019 and will continue until an outstanding candidate is selected.

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Advertised: Jul 1, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 1, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 7/3/2019
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