Continuing Track Faculty Position, Speech Language Pathology

at University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Continuing Track Faculty Position, Speech Language Pathology or Phonetics/Phonology

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Work type: Faculty

Location: Newark

Categories: Linguistics & Cognitive Science, Full Time


The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science (

in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a full-time Continuing Track Instructor or Assistant Professor position in one of the following areas.



The appointment is expected to begin August 16, 2022. The successful applicant will join a community of faculty and students who are committed to quality research and teaching in the areas of linguistics, communication and disorders, and cognitive science. The primary responsibility of this position is to teach three courses per semester and participate in undergraduate advising. The majority of this teaching will be at the undergraduate level, with some graduate level teaching and advising in phonetics/phonology. Other responsibilities may include working with members of the Department on curriculum and program development, typical departmental or university service activities, or arranging clinical observation opportunities for undergraduates.


+ SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY. Must have an MA/MS or doctoral degree in Speech/Language Pathology or related field prior to appointment. ASHA certification is also desired.

+ PHONETICS/PHONOLOGY. Must have a PhD in linguistics or related field prior to appointment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and will be able to fulfill departmental teaching needs in one of the areas listed above. Demonstrated skill in teaching undergraduate linguistics and/or cognitive science courses in related areas is also desirable.

Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at UD: The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware ( is within the College Arts and Sciences. The Department houses a robust PhD program in Linguistics, an MA in Linguistics and Cognitive Science, and growing undergraduate programs in Cognitive Science and in Linguistics. The Department serves more than 300 undergraduate majors and is the home for pre-professional training in speech/language pathology. The department is part of a university-wide cognitive science community, including a diverse set of researchers from various departments and colleges. The Department also has ties to the Department of Communication Science and Disorders, and is part of a new interdisciplinary PhD program in neuroscience.

The College of Arts and Sciences ( at the University of Delaware offers exceptional educational experiences including integrated instruction, research and public engagement. With 24 academic departments and more than 25 centers, programs and institutes, the College serves close to 7,000 undergraduate students and over 1,000 graduate students with CAS majors, but also every single University student through foundational course work. The College’s 600 faculty members emphasize the enduring value of an arts and science education and share a deep commitment to excellence in scholarship and all forms of creative and intellectual expression. The College has departments in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and features outstanding research and teaching facilities. Faculty and staff encourage and support innovative interdisciplinary collaborations and students engage local, national and global audiences through research and creative activity. With annual research expenditures of approximately $38 million and growing, the College currently houses several large, interdisciplinary grants with significant funding from the NIH and NSF.

The University of Delaware ( is one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education, combining tradition and innovation. The university recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the experience of its employees and in supporting its academic mission. We are committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, and we strongly encourage applications from educators from under-represented groups. UD provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research or scholarly interests, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, including evidence of teaching ability if available. They should also submit contact information for at least three referees, letters of recommendation will be requested as time of application submission. For additional information, please contact Robin Andreasen, Chair of Search Committee,

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. TheUD benefits package ( is one of the best in the nation.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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Posted On: Nov 05, 2021

Updated On: Jan 20, 2022