Assistant Professor in Speech and Language Science/Disorders
Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate
courses, mentoring graduate students, and participating in departmental and university activities. Colleagues
who would be interested in developing research ties with interdisciplinary initiatives on campus, such as the
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program, Maryland Language Science Center, Maryland Initiative for
Literacy and Equity, the Center for the Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing, the Brain and
Behavior Institute, the University of Maryland Autism Research Consortium and the Maryland Cochlear Implant
Center of Excellence, are encouraged to apply. We engage with faculty and research in departments across
the university including: Psychology, Engineering, Computer Science, Neuroscience, the I-School, Human
Development, Special Education, Kinesiology, Family Science and the University of Maryland Institute for
Advanced Computer Studies.
Minimum qualifications include a doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in relevant discipline (i.e., speech-language
pathology, psychology, linguistics). We seek an active scholar with a record of innovative research and
teaching in the area(s) of speech and language who can broaden and deepen current faculty expertise.
Applicants with experience in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: motor speech disorders,
swallowing, voice disorders, neurodegeneration, augmentative and alternative communication, developmental
speech and language disorders, cultural and linguistic diversity, or autism and pragmatics.
The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community. Candidates who have experience working with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of
backgrounds, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity and collaboration are encouraged to identify
their experiences in these areas.
About the Department
The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences trains future researchers and clinicians through an
undergraduate program, a MA in speech language pathology (program ranked 16th in the nation), a doctorate
in clinical audiology (program ranked 10th in the nation), and a research-oriented PhD program. We have
strong interdisciplinary collaborations with other units on campus. Founded in 1856, University of Maryland,
College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is near Washington, D.C.,
providing an opportunity for collaborations with researchers from the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed
National Military Medical Center, and the University of Maryland Medical School, as well as connections with
the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Complete an online application at https://ejobs.umd.edu (job position #104608). Required materials include a
letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, and 3
selected reprints, and online reference letters (names/email of 3 reference providers). Review of applicants will
begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, submit your application by
11/1/2023. For questions, contact Nan Bernstein Ratner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and
will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation,
physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status,
genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are
encouraged to apply.
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Instructions : Complete an online application at https://ejobs.umd.edu (job position #104608). Required materials include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests, and 3 selected reprints, and online reference letters (names/email of 3 reference providers).
Application Deadline : 11/1/2023
Contact Name : Nan Ratner