Assistant/Associate Professor in SLHS

Purdue University

United States

November 12, 2021


Requisition ID: 16025

Assistant/Associate Professor in SLHS Job Summary


The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN is seeking applications for two assistant or associate level tenure-track faculty positions, one in speech fluency, fluency disorders, or developmental speech motor disorders and one in adult neurogenic disorders with primary focus on language and cognition. Researchers incorporating diverse methodologies to understand disorders related to these areas are particularly encouraged to apply. Primary criteria are excellence in research and teaching, and a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. A Ph.D. in Speech, Language, or Hearing Science or a related field is required. Essential duties include performing primary research in one of the desired focus areas, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and contributing to the climate of inclusion and equity. The positions are 9-month appointments with an anticipated start date of August 2022.

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is a diverse and collegial department with 21 research/tenure track and 15 clinical faculty members. Research areas represented in the Department include: Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Linguistics, Neuroscience, and Speech & Hearing Sciences. The Department houses a thriving interdisciplinary community. Research-clinical collaborations are encouraged and are facilitated by the M.D. Steer Speech and Hearing Clinic housed within the building including the Preschool Language Program. Faculty in the department have ongoing collaborations with other departments (e.g., Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies, Linguistics, Psychological Sciences), on-campus programs/centers (e.g., Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, Center on Aging and the Life Course, Purdue Autism Research Center, Center for Research on Brain, Behavior, and NeuroRehabilitation, Center for Families, Military Family Research Institute, and Center for Early Learning), and with Indiana University-School of Medicine and local multi-level care facilities. Faculty lead two interdisciplinary NIH training grants in Communication Disorders and in Auditory Neuroscience. The Department has accredited and highly ranked clinical programs in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and awards Bachelors, Masters, Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees.

Application Process

Purdue University's Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 12, 2021. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, a research plan, teaching statement, diversity and inclusion statement, and three selected publications selected publications should be submitted through the application link below. Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant's potential in research, teaching, and inclusion should be emailed separately by the letter writers to Lead Administrative Assistant, Teasha McKinley, at Questions regarding the positions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Jessica Huber ( A background check will be required for employment in these positions.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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