Assistant Professor – Pediatric Language Disorders

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The Department of Speech-Language Pathology, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream academic appointment in the field of pediatric language disorders. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on September 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field of research and expertise in child language and child language disorders with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Completion of a post-doctoral fellowship will be considered an asset, as will experience supervising student research and/or post-doctoral fellows. Candidates are required to have clinically relevant expertise in speech-language pathology/ communication disorders. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental foci. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive and externally funded research program.
Research excellence should be demonstrated by high-quality peer-reviewed publications, peer-reviewed funding, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments and awards, the teaching dossier, including a detailed teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to integrate clinical and scientific knowledge in their teaching design and delivery.
Candidates should also demonstrate how their research and teaching align with the University of Toronto’s commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (up to 3 pages), copies of up to three representative publications and a teaching dossier to include a detailed teaching statement (up to 3 pages), sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations.
Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to by the closing date. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials must be submitted online.
Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF format.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by April 1, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see">.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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Toronto, ON, Canada