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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City (CSD at Teachers College) is seeking a full-time faculty member to conduct a focused program of research, teach graduate courses, and participate in service. This is an academic (9-month) faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

Located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City, Teachers College takes a multidisciplinary approach to its graduate studies of Education, Health, and Psychology.

The Department of Biobehavioral Sciences encompasses programs in CSD, Neuroscience and Education, and Movement Sciences and Kinesiology. Our CSD Master of Science program aims to facilitate student development of the academic and clinical knowledge, skills and ethical awareness necessary to practice speech-language pathology in increasingly diverse and multicultural societies in local and worldwide communities.

The CSD Ph.D. program is designed to train doctoral candidates to become productive scholars and educators in their field. Our doctoral faculty have strong research portfolios in diverse populations. Clinical-translational research, bilingualism, and cross-language work characterize much of our research. Housed within Teachers College, our state-of-the art Mysak Clinic for Communication Disorders offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to individuals of all ages with communication and swallowing disorders.


While Teachers College is an independent, autonomous institution, its close affiliation with Columbia University creates a rich and robust environment for collaborative research and graduate student training. The Columbia University Irving Medical Center includes the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, School of Nursing, Mailman School of Public Health, and multiple clinical departments conducting cutting edge basic and clinical research. The network of research excellence and opportunities for collaborative research also extend to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and Barnard College.

Job Summary:

The Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City (CSD at Teachers College) is seeking a full-time faculty member to conduct a focused program of research, teach graduate courses, and participate in service. This is an academic (9-month) faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

We currently have two open tenure-track positions available; therefore, a cluster hire of two faculty with complementary areas of research, is an option.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Priority areas of expertise include but are not limited to 1) voice and voice disorders (e.g., the singer’s voice, transgender voice, alaryngeal voice, or other) 2) medical speech-language pathology, including TBI and dementia, or 3) augmentative and alternative communication, developmental child language disorders, autism. However, the area of specialization is open. Preference will be given to candidates whose research areas complement or build upon those of our current faculty. 

As our CSD program is committed to advancing the field at all levels with respect to issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion, past experiences, current activities and/or future goals related to these issues will be considered a plus, including facility in working with diverse/historically marginalized populations. These values are clear through the work of our program faculty, who are leaders in clinical-translational research, with immediate clinical relevance to the multilingual, multicultural populations we serve.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders, conduct and supervise research in areas of interest and expertise, and provide service to the Program, Department, and College.
  • The candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience with external funding processes and have a plan or track record in applying for external funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field who have teaching experience and evidence of an emerging or developed line of research.
  • Experience sufficient to support teaching graduate courses in speech and language pathology is also expected.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) licensure from ASHA is preferred but not required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates whose research areas complement or build upon those of our current faculty.
  • The candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience with external funding processes and have a plan or track record in applying for external funding.

To be considered, the following documents must be submitted here:

  • Letter of application
  • Current CV
  • Two to three representative writing samples, such as articles, conference papers, book chapters, or other evidence of scholarship
  • The names and contact information of three references

Review of applications will begin September 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment start date is flexible and can be as soon as January to September 2023. If you have questions about the position, please do not hesitate to contact Erika S. Levy, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, (elevy@tc.columbia.edu) or Michelle Troche, Ph.D.,CCC-SLP (troche@tc.columbia.edu), Co-Chairs of the Search Committee.

Teachers College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community and to providing equal opportunity in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Michelle S. Troche

Contact Address : 525 W 120 St
New York, NY 10027

Contact Email : mst2139@tc.columbia.edu

Contact Phone : 212-678-3953

Instructions : Apply at: https://employment.tc.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/509244/open-rank-professor-in-communication-science-and-disorders-program

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