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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Nonspecific TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD) in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a 9-month open-rank tenure-track faculty position beginning August 16, 2021. All applicants must have a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related fields by the beginning date of employment. Applicants at the Associate and Full Professor rank must also have appropriate years of relevant experience beyond the PhD consistent with University policy. Responsibilities include teaching, conducting research in area of expertise, and service. Research areas of interest include autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, literacy, or neurogenic disorders, but all areas will be considered for highly qualified applicants. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record or promise of extramural funding and research excellence. The Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-SLP) is preferred but not required. The Department currently has 25 full-time faculty and offers two CAA-accredited speech-language pathology master’s degree programs (on-campus and distance-learning) and a PhD program. Our faculty has strong ties within the Arnold School of Public Health, the USC Institute for Mind and Brain, the USC Linguistics Program, the McCausland Center for Brain Imaging, Prisma Health, the local VA hospital, and local public and private schools. The Carnegie Foundation ranks the University of South Carolina as a “very high research activity” institution. The University of South Carolina has a generous family leave policy. Columbia, SC enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine annually and has ready access to both beaches and mountains. It hosts historical and cultural attractions, festivals, performing arts and sporting events, and has parks and outdoor recreation including the Congaree National Park and 50,000 acre Lake Murray.

Applicants must submit an online application at USC Jobs website: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/ (Posting Number: FAC00102PO20). Materials must include 1) a cover letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) a statement of research interests; 4) a statement of teaching; 5) a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); and 6) contact information for three references. The University of South Carolina and COMD Department value contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/diversity_equity_and_inclusion/). In the DEI statement, applicants should describe examples of their experiences with implementing and promoting diversity in research, teaching or service, and their potential to support COMD’s commitment to diversity and to mentor students who will serve diverse populations. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions should be directed to: Roozbeh Behroozmand, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene St, Rm. 202B, Columbia, SC 29208 – r-behroozmand@sc.edu. For more information about the Department, visit our website at: https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/public_health/study/areas_of_study/communication_sciences_and_disorders/index.php.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Our institution values diversity of all kinds, and we encourage people who identify as women and under-represented minorities to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in employment practices based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions. 

Additional Info

Contact Name : University of South Carolina

Contact Address : Roozbeh Behroozmand, PhD, Associate Professor & Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 915 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29028

Contact Email : r-behroozmand@sc.edu

Contact Phone : 803-777-5055

Instructions : Please upload the following:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research Statement
4. Teaching Statement
5. List of References and Contact Information
6. Statement of your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in Other Supporting Documents

Application Deadline : 1/15/2021

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