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Assistant/Associate Professor - Open Track

Assistant/Associate Professor - Open Track

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, invites applications for a fixed term or tenure- track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of communication sciences and disorders with a focus on autism or early intervention. Responsibilities include teaching at the master’s and doctoral levels, research, academic advising, mentoring of Ph.D. students, and leadership within clinical initiatives, such as the current Novant Health collaboration through the Department of Health Sciences. 

Qualifications:1) a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology or a related area and 2) evidence of excellence in research and scholarship in communication sciences and disorders. Candidates must have an active research agenda and excellent potential for obtaining extramural funding. 

The preferred candidate should have clinical and research expertise in screening, assessment and intervention with young children with autism and other developmental disabilities including speech-language disorders and delays. Preference will be given to applicants with at least 5 years of experience in autism diagnosis, including (a) a strong working knowledge of autism screening procedures, (b) experience working with interdisciplinary teams on autism diagnosis and engaging with children and families during the diagnostic process, and © proficiency administering and scoring of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2).

Additionally, the preferred candidate must show evidence of covering 65% FTE through external grants and contracts. We are interested in recruiting a candidate with strong experience in team science, so qualifying roles on funded grants is not restricted to principal investigator 

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 919-445-0341

Instructions :
Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Cover Letter
List of References

Application Deadline : 8/21/2023

Contact Name : Katarina Haley

Contact Address : 3102 Bondurant Hall | Campus Box #7190 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599

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