The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, an innovative and growing program at the University of New Hampshire, invites applications for an open-rank tenure track position. The successful candidate will join us in continuing to develop dynamic, unique, and rigorous clinical, educational and research programs that advance the field and improve the lives of individuals with communication needs and disorders. The department, college and university are committed to growth, including bringing in top scholars in communication sciences and disorders. To this end, we have hired four tenure track faculty members in the past five years, each of whom has established an active research laboratory. We are building areas of excellence in learning theory and neural plasticity, cognitive and motor control, acoustics, including prosody, and social-communication. We also have re-designed the undergraduate and graduate curricula to increase the programâs rigor. This is truly an exciting time for us, and new faculty will be expected to build upon and contribute to our growth. The anticipated start date for this position will be Fall 2021. Tenure track faculty are responsible for developing an independent program of research, instructing courses, and providing service to the department and university. Successful candidates are expected to assume leadership roles working with current faculty to establish and implement a Departmental vision consistent with the University and College of Health and Human Services evolving strategic planning and goals.
Required qualifications include a PhD in speech-language pathology or a closely related field. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of strong research qualifications (e.g., post-doctoral fellowship, history of external funding, strong record of scholarly productivity, potential for multidisciplinary and/or inter-professional collaboration). Candidates also must provide evidence of teaching experience and service commensurate with rank. Holding a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) is preferred. As well, the University requires faculty demonstrate a commitment to sustaining and advancing the goals of the institutionâs diversity of students, faculty, staff, and community groups. Candidates are expected to understand and be able to articulate the importance of equity, inclusion, and diversity in the field of CSD.
Internal Number: PF0411FY20
About University of New Hampshire (UNH)
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.