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Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research and Outreach Coordinator

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research and Outreach Coordinator

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking to fill a full-time limited term

appointment as a Research and Clinical Outreach Coordinator for the Augmentative and Alternative

Communication (AAC) program:

The responsibilities of the position include the following: (1) To coordinate the Penn State AAC clinical

program to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs and their families; (2) To

provide clinical teaching for graduate students in AAC; (3) To contribute actively to research in AAC; and

(4) To support outreach activities to improve outcomes for individuals who use AAC and their families.

This position requires a graduate degree in speech language pathology as well as ASHA certification

(CCC-SLP). The successful candidate must be able to meet and comply with all applicable health and

safety requirements in all research and other work settings. Relevant experience in AAC is also required.

The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is essential. Salary will be competitive,

commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms.

We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and

specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all

individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element

of our public service mission.

Additional Information:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter and CV and contact information for

three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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with University policies.


Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment

opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual

orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use

our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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all employees are required to comply with COVID-19 vaccination or testing requirements. Click on Penn

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Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Janice Light

Contact Address : Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Pennsylvania State University
308 Donald H. Ford Building
University Park, PA 16802

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 814-863-2010

Instructions : Go to the job description found here and click "Apply" to complete the application process for external applicants:

Application Deadline : 8/1/2022

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