Temple University’s College of Public Health strives to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. Our faculty prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for faculty beginning Fall 2020.
Qualifications. We seek candidates to reinforce and/or expand our strengths in the cognitive and linguistic foundations of communication and communication disorders with diverse populations and across disciplines. Preferred areas of expertise include voice, swallowing, stuttering, implementation science, or other related areas and/or study of the scientific foundations of communication. Qualified applicants will hold an earned doctorate in communication sciences and disorders or a related field. CCC and eligibility for state licensure in Pennsylvania are preferred but not required. Early career candidates are individuals with an earned doctorate, and evidence of strong potential to obtain external funding. Midcareer or senior candidates will have an active, externally funded research portfolio and an established publication record appropriate to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Rank is open at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor dependent on qualifications. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusive practices in education, research and practice.
The Department enrolls approximately 350 students and offers a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech, Language, and Hearing, and a doctoral degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. We also offer undergraduate certificates in Linguistics and in American Sign Language and a graduate level Bilingual Emphasis Path. Our MA program is accredited by the CAA and is ranked 30th in the US. We are home to the Eleanor M. Saffran Center, which fosters clinical translational research within the domain of cognitive neuroscience and the Temple University Speech Language and Hearing Center which serves highly diverse clientele with a variety of in-house specialty clinics aligning with our areas of research including the Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple (PACT) and the Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Treatment, Learning, and Education (CASTLE) Center. CSD faculty have federal and foundation research funding in bilingualism, early childhood reading/writing, aphasia and childhood apraxia of speech, and basic science and treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. In addition to research in department laboratories and the Speech and Hearing Language Center, faculty collaborate across disciplines in the Temple University Brain Research & Imaging Center (TUBRIC).
The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.
The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.
To Apply. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter detailing their Research and Teaching Interests and a 1-page Research Statement, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3-5 references via email to Edwin Maas (Search Chair) and/or Lisa Bedore (Department Chair) at email@example.com. Application review will begin immediately.
Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.