Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology or Phonetics/Phonology

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Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology or Phonetics/Phonology

Website The University of Delaware

Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology or Phonetics/Phonology
Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science
The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

Continuing Track (non-tenure)

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.

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 arrange for submission of at least three letters of recommendation at Job Reference # 497120 . 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. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at
Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.


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