Job TitleAssistant or Associate Professor of Communication Sciences
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range -
Location Orono, ME US
Deadline May 26, 2022
Contact Name Jane Puhlman
Department Communication Sciences and Disorders
Phone US +1 (207) 581-2008
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Assistant or Associate Professor of Communication Sciences (id:74692)
Communication Sciences & Disorders – OCSD
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Statement of the Job:
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders seeks to fill a 50% teaching, 50% research tenure-track academic year at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to be available August 29, 2022. The successful candidate will:
Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in area of expertise, potentially including anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism, neuroscience, voice disorders, motor speech, swallowing, augmentative and alternative communication, and medical speech-language pathology.
Provide academic advising to undergraduate and graduate students.
Conduct research in their area of expertise with the potential for securing external funding.
Serve in leadership roles and on departmental committees commensurate with rank and experience.
Collaborate with inter-disciplinary colleagues to support the priorities of rural community wellness
Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the discipline and the University
This position is part of a cluster hire in Rural Community Wellbeing; participation in cluster activities will leverage opportunities in teaching and research across campus.
About the University:
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,900 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is a land, sea and space grant university, and maintains a leadership role as the University of Maine System’s flagship institution. UMaine is the state’s public research university and a Carnegie R1 top-tier research institution, dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research and service for Maine, the nation and the world. More information about UMaine is at umaine.edu.
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
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Ph.D. in Communication Sciences with priority given to expertise in voice, voice disorders, swallowing, alternative and augmentative communication, and neurogenic speech and language disorders.
Experience in medical speech-language pathology with adults and/or children.
Evidence of excellence in teaching
Evidence of a beginning or established program of research with demonstrated publications and/or successful grant applications
Commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the discipline and institution
Graduate teaching experience
Potential to expand tele-practice in terms of community outreach and collaborative research projects addressing rural health needs.
Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: April 4, 2022
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: April 5, 2022
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: April 14, 2022
Tentative start date: August 29, 2022
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Jane Puhlman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
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