Assistant or Associate Professor in Child Language

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington is searching for a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor with expertise in any area of speech/language development and disorders in children. Ph.D. or equivalent is required; duties for this position include undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarly research, directing student research, and participating in service activities. 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; and the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences. A strong record of research productivity and potential for external funding are prerequisites for the job, as is evidence of teaching effectiveness.

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, publication reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Diane Kendall, Ph.D., Search Committee Head, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 1417 N.E. 42nd Street, Seattle, WA 98105-6246; phone: 206-897-1458; fax: 206-543-1093; e-mail:

Priority will be given to applications received before December 1, 2012; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment begins September 16, 2013. 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.

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