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Open tenure track faculty positions at the University of Washington


Please see the job postings below.

Julie Bierer
Julie Arenberg Bierer, PhD, CCC-A
Associate Professor
Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of Washington
1417 NE 42nd St, Box 354875
Seattle, WA 98105-6246
phone: (206)543-6640
facsimile: (206)543-1093
email: jbierer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences





The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington is searching for two full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professors with expertise in children’s speech/language or hearing development and disorders. Duties for this position include undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarly research, directing student research, and participating in service activities.  Research areas of particular interest include:

  • Characterizing pivotal components that influence early speech/language development in typically developing children and those with hearing loss or other disorders 
  • Neuroscience approaches to identifying causes of speech, language and hearing disorders that can inform our clinical programs and procedures
  • Phonological disorders in children and/or reading disabilities with a focus on experiential or neurobiological factors
  • Impact of hearing loss and/or hearing assistive technology on auditory comprehension, language acquisition and development of literacy
  • Exploring the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practice in communication disorders


The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences has close ties with related units on campus, including the Departments of Linguistics and Psychology; the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center; the Autism Center; the Integrated Brain Imaging Center; the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences; the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center; and, the Seattle Children’s Hospital. Ph.D. or equivalent is required. Prerequisites for both positions include evidence of teaching effectiveness, research productivity, and potential for external funding. 

Base salary (nine-month academic year) is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; a full range of fringe benefits is available. Send a letter of application including a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, up to five publication reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Truman Coggins, Ph.D., Search Committee Head, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 1417 N.E. 42nd Street, Seattle, WA 98105-6246; phone: 206-685-2999; fax: 206-543-1093; e-mail: tec@xxxxxx. Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2014; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment begins September 16, 2015. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Washington was a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. 

Additional information:  http://depts.washington.edu/sphsc/employment.htm