The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Alberta is pleased to announce a new tenure-track Assistant Professor position in child language. Specialists in any area of child language are invited to apply. Applicants with research interests in language development and/or disorders in children from culturally/linguistically diverse backgrounds, including indigenous peoples, immigrants, and refugees, are particularly encouraged. Although the position is posted at the assistant professor level, a more senior level appointment may be possible for exceptional candidates. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Compensation includes a competitive year-round salary and excellent benefits.
The Department trains speech-language pathology students at the graduate level. Our in-house speech-language clinic and early education program provide initial child and adult placements and research opportunities. The Department is part of the faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine with a doctoral program in Rehabilitation Science. Click here for more information.
Opportunities for collaboration are abundant, within the CSD Department and the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine as well as across the University. Members of our Department currently collaborate with colleagues in Psychology, Linguistics, Education, Pediatrics, Neuroscience, Engineering, Surgery and Occupational and Physical Therapy. Several research institutes and centres are active on campus, including the Community and University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families (CUP) and the Women's and Children's Health Research Institute. Members of the Department maintain good working relationships with Researchers and clinicians in the community, including the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and Tevie Miller Heritage School. Funding is available from provincial, national and international agencies as well as in-house competitions.
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information and a minimum of three references by applying online.
Please address applications and any questions to:
Dr. Joanne Volden
Acting Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta
Applications will begin to be considered on December 1, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until filled.
To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.