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DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wayne State University is accepting applications for a 9-month tenured/tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty appointment. We are seeking candidates with a specialization in child language development and disorders, autism, phonological disorders and/or phonetics to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop and maintain a line of research in the specialty area, and participate in a strong comprehensive academic, clinical, and research environment.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Located in Midtown Detroit’s cultural district, Wayne State University boasts affiliations with the region’s largest network of hospitals (Detroit Medical Center, Henry Ford, Karmanos and Beaumont Hospitals) with access to an extensive urban and suburban population for research recruitment and clinical work. WSU is a nationally recognized urban center of excellence in research. WSU is one of only two U.S. public universities to hold both the "Highest Research Activity" (R1) and "Community Engagement" designations from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers degrees for students pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, AuD, or PhD. The department has 14 full-time faculty and an extensive affiliated faculty. The graduate programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology are fully accredited by the CAA. The department provides students a comprehensive clinical experience with on-site clinics and a wide network of community partnerships that also provide excellent opportunities for research.

A PhD in communication sciences and disorders, speech-language pathology, or related field is required. CCC-SLP is preferred. Clinical and teaching experience is highly desirable. An active research agenda and evidence of extramural funding commensurate with rank are expected. The position carries a substantial body of fringe benefits including newly renovated research space. Wayne State University offers competitive salary commensurate with rank and qualifications.

Submit an application online at and reference posting Req#671. Send supporting documents (cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 professional references) to Dr. Shelly Jo Kraft, (Search Committee Chair) .

Application Deadline: Until filled; first round applications will be reviewed January 15, 2023.

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Contact Phone : 3135773339

Contact Name : Shelly Jo Kraft

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