The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for up to four tenure-track faculty members, at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the general areas of speech, language, and learning and their disorders.  This exciting opportunity coincides with other major developments in the Department, including the commission of a new state-of-the art clinic. We seek to recruit individuals engaged in impactful and visionary lines of research focused on, or directly related to, understanding and treatment of speech, language and/or learning disorders. Northwestern University’s Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is a leader in science and research, and our intention is to recruit individuals with a track record of, or potential to develop, cutting-edge programmatic research to move the field forward. With this unique opportunity to recruit four new faculty members at various career stages, we hope to further this tradition of leadership and excellence.

Preferred starting date: September 1, 2015

Duties: Development of a fundable program of research, teach courses in the areas of speech, language, and learning (and their disorders), direct student research, and provide doctoral student advising.

Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. required. The candidate must have interests and experience required to teach courses in the Department and develop interdisciplinary research affiliations with other units of the University. Clinical certification is preferred but not required.

Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.

Application procedure: Send a cover letter describing your teaching and research interests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address), three letters of recommendation, reprints of up to five published papers, and a teaching portfolio including teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and other relevant materials to the Search Committee coordinator, Dr. Jeanette Ortiz:  Email:, or mail to: CSD SLL Faculty Search, Communication Sciences and Disorders Department, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208. Forward questions to Dr. Ortiz [] or the Search Committee Chair: Sumit Dhar [].  For more information about the Department, please visit:

The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. The main campus is located in Evanston and the medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both campuses are located on the shore of Lake Michigan.  There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine.  Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin October 31.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.