Assistant/Associate Professor - Open Track

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
September 18, 2023
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Department Health Sciences - SPHS - 405503

Posting Open Date 07/18/2023 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Open Track Appointment Type Open Rank Vacancy ID FAC0004608 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Proposed Start Date 09/01/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. OUR VISION Our vision is to be the nation's leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding. OUR MISSION Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond. Education: We will prepare tomorrow's health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team- oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce. Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.

Position Summary

The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, UNC School of Medicine, invites applications for a fixed term or tenure- track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of communication sciences and disorders with a focus on autism or early intervention. Responsibilities include teaching at the master's and doctoral levels, research, academic advising, mentoring of Ph.D. students, and leadership within clinical initiatives, such as the current Novant Health collaboration through the Department of Health Sciences.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Qualifications:1) a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology or a related area and 2) evidence of excellence in research and scholarship in communication sciences and disorders. Candidates must have an active research agenda and excellent potential for obtaining extramural funding.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

The preferred candidate should have clinical and research expertise in screening, assessment and intervention with young children with autism and other developmental disabilities including speech-language disorders and delays. Preference will be given to applicants with at least 5 years of experience in autism diagnosis, including (a) a strong working knowledge of autism screening procedures, (b) experience working with interdisciplinary teams on autism diagnosis and engaging with children and families during the diagnostic process, and © proficiency administering and scoring of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2).

Additionally, the preferred candidate must show evidence of covering 65% FTE through external grants and contracts. We are interested in recruiting a candidate with strong experience in team science, so qualifying roles on funded grants is not restricted to principal investigator

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Katarina Haley, Search Committee Chair

Department Contact Telephone or Email katarina[email protected] Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected].

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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