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Two Tenure-Track Positions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Communication Sciences & Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Madison seeks to hire two tenure-track faculty members at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor.  Appointments will begin August, 2017.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Communication Sciences & Disorders, Developmental/Experimental Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience, or a related field.  Prior teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must show potential for developing outstanding and highly visible scholarly research as well as excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Appointment with tenure requires review by the Biological Sciences Divisional Committee prior to appointment.  A criminal background check is required prior to start of employment. 

Principal duties are: 1. teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in areas appropriate to candidate's interests and background, as well as areas of departmental needs; 2. establishing / conducting an independent, active research program in areas of specialization; 3. mentoring and advising students in undergraduate, masters and/or Ph.D. and AUD degree programs; 4. providing university and professional service as appropriate for career stage.  Preferred areas of emphasis are science/speech disorders and hearing/audiology. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: speech science, acoustics, speech motor control, phonetics/phonology, fluency, voice, neurogenic speech/language disorders, hearing/audiology and/or neuroscience.  The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to diversity and community building. Candidates of any race, ethnicity, and gender are welcomed. 

For assured consideration, applications must be received by 11/15/2016. Please send all application materials to Rhonda Jacobs at rhonda.jacobs@xxxxxxxx and reference PVL 88056.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Application materials should include the following:

1. Cover Letter

2. CV

3. Research Statement

4. Teaching Statement with prior teaching evaluation materials.

5. Two publications

6. Three letters of recommendation.


    Ruth Litovsky, PhD
    Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders; Surgery/Otolaryngology
    Director, Binaural Hearing and Speech Lab, Waisman Center
    Director, Undergraduate Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders

    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    1500 Highland Ave
    Madison WI 53705
    Phone: 608-262-5045
    Email: litovsky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    URL: www.waisman.wisc.edu/bhl