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Department Head, Department of Speech and Hearing Science
Department of Speech and Hearing Science

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Applied Health Sciences

Department of Speech and Hearing Science

The Department of Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of Department Head. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with vision to lead an excellent and expanding department. The department is widely recognized as among the top departments in the nation, has excellent academic programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctorate levels, and offers graduate clinical programs in speech-language pathology and audiology that are fully accredited.

The Department of Speech and Hearing Science conducts cutting-edge research across the entire spectrum of human communication. The department promotes interdisciplinary academic and research collaborations and has active collaborations with scholars in the Colleges of Engineering, Medicine, Education, and Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and the Institute for Genomic Biology. The department maintains well-equipped research laboratories with a significant portfolio of externally funded research.
Candidates should be outstanding scholars with an established record of contribution to the field and related disciplines, and a compelling vision for the future of speech and hearing science. The department is seeking an experienced leader with the ability to shape, guide and enact a departmental vision, and the ability to foster continued growth. An earned doctorate is required and the candidate must be qualified for an appointment as a full professor. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. The starting date is negotiable after closing date but approximately August 16, 2013. For more information about the department and the position, see http://shs.illinois.edu/pdf/about/SHS_WhitePaper.pdf.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world class public research university. Research in the College of Applied Health Sciences is focused on improving health and quality of life with special emphasis on aging and disability. The college is assuming national leadership in applied and translation research that addresses these areas of critical need.

The closing date for all applications is January 9, 2013. In order to receive full consideration for this position, applications must be received by the closing date. Additional review of applications may continue after the closing date.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Create your online profile and application at: http://jobs.illinois.edu and submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and three references (names and contact information only) by January 9, 2013 to:

Chair, Speech and Hearing Sciences Department Head Search
c/o Robbin King
University of Illinois
College of Applied Health Sciences
1206 S. Fourth St., 110 Huff Hall
Champaign, IL 61820

Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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Ad has been online since October 11, 2012
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