ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (TENURE TRACK) DYSPHAGIA
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall, 2019 with expertise in Dysphagia. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in pediatric dysphagia. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Communication Disorders or a related field and a demonstrated commitment to scholarly research; strong ABD considered. The ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency is required. Successful applicants will be expected to conduct research in their area of expertise, seek extramural funding for research activities, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, mentor undergraduate and graduate students in research, and participate in related scholarly activities.
LSU is a research intensive university rated RU/VH by the Carnegie Foundation, with outstanding research facilities and funding support. Louisiana Board of Regents offers a substantial grant program that supports research of new faculty; such funding opportunities contribute to LSU’s position among the top 30 public universities in total research awards. Our department also has close ties with related units/centers in and around the campus, facilitating interdisciplinary research collaborations. These centers include the LSU Life Course and Aging Center, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Pediatria Health Care for Kids, LSU-Department of Otorhinolaryngology, and the Cleft & Craniofacial Clinic at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Not only does the university provide excellent research opportunities, but Baton Rouge, the capital of the state of Louisiana, provides many cultural opportunities with a revival in its downtown area, famous restaurants, and rich music scene. Baton Rouge also boasts a below average cost of living and welcomes individuals from diverse and international backgrounds.
Applicants for this position should articulate in their letter of application how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020:
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 1, 2018, although the search will remain active until the position is filled. Please use the following link to complete the application: https://bit.ly/2DdYWph. Please include the following in the application: 1) letter of intent summarizing research and teaching experience, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) 5-year research plan, and 4) up to three samples of scholarly writing. In addition, applicants should have three letters of recommendation submitted directly to: Neila Donovan, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Louisiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.