Assistant or Associate Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Communication Sciences and Disorders


We are a nationally-ranked program that, for more than 80 years, has been preparing highly-qualified professionals for clinical, academic, and research careers addressing prevention and rehabilitation of speech, language, and hearing problems ( Our tenured, tenure-track faculty have active programs of research within a culture that encourages engagement with students in our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. The responsibilities of the position are: establish or continue a line of research in one or more of the following specialty areas - neurofunction of speech production/disorders, neurofunction of swallowing disorders, disorders of articulation/phonology, child apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, voice disorders, language development in individuals with hearing impairment or cochlear implants, aural (re)habilitation, or auditory processing development/disorders; teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the candidate’s expertise; supervise undergraduate and graduate (M.S./Ph.D.) research; provide service to the Department, College, and University, and; contribute to the clinical aspects of the program. Opportunities exist to make use of the magnetic resonance imaging facility and for interdisciplinary research collaboration with colleagues from multiple Centers, Consortia and Labs at the University Park Campus and at Penn State’s College of Medicine at Hershey. Numerous departments including Biobehavioral Health, Psychology, Kinesiology, Bioengineering, and Human Development and Family Studies are potential partners. Requires a Ph.D. in a relevant area with an emerging and/or active thematic program of research and scholarship that has the potential to attract external funding. Previous teaching experience and/or post-doctoral experience desired. CCC-SLP or CCC-A preferred. The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is required. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Candidates will need to upload a resume/CV, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list of references. Position will begin Fall 2017 or as negotiated.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088