Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Department of Psychological Sciences

The Communication Sciences Program within the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin AY 2020-2021. The department has a PhD program in communication sciences and a CAA accredited master's program in communication sciences (speech-language pathology). In addition, the department has both an APA accredited Ph.D. program in clinical psychology and a PhD program in Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences. It also offers undergraduate programs in communication sciences and psychology. Requested area of expertise is open. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential to establish a prominent, externally funded research program and to excel in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The standard teaching load is two courses each semester. 

Case Western Reserve University is a Research 1 institution, ranked amongst the best National Universities (#42 tie ranking) and amongst the Most Innovative Schools (#32 tie ranking, US News and World Report). It is located in University Circle, a world-renowned area for its cultural vibrancy (including Severance Hall, the home of the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Art Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden, the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, and many more). Case Western Reserve University is located proximally to the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, promoting very high research productivity and access to diverse patient populations. All Communication Sciences Program faculty offices and research laboratories are housed in a LEED Silver building. The facility is within walking distance to many restaurants and shops and the public transit line. Class sizes are small (student to faculty ratio 11:1) allowing for dynamic, novel, and cutting-edge teaching opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. The student body is diverse with 92% of the undergraduate student body from the top 20% of their high school class. Case Western Reserve University students are eager for and committed to research. All faculty are provided with graduate research assistant support annually and the potential for undergraduate student research training is unlimited. The Communication Sciences Program faculty work together as an energetic and positive team continuously striving to strengthen the training and experience of our students.    

A Ph.D. in Communications Sciences and Disorders or a related field (with CCC-SLP preferred) is required by the time of appointment (ABD applicants will be considered, but must have earned their Ph.D. prior to the beginning of the academic year). Qualified candidates must submit a detailed letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and a vita. At least three confidential references must be submitted. Please provide teaching evaluation data and preprints/reprints, if available. Apply to this position at: Review of applications begins October 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.