Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (L001618)

Updated: 20 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Position description

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders ( ), a research-focused unit within McGill University’s renowned Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

This is an excellent career opportunity to join a thriving department in one of the world’s leading public research universities, in one of the world’s most livable cities.  Located in Montreal, Quebec (Canada), the School offers graduate-level professional training in Speech-Language Pathology through its MSc Applied degree, and advanced research training through its MSc and PhD degrees.  Members of the School were also instrumental in establishing an interdisciplinary research centre, the McGill Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music ( ), which promotes local, national, and international research opportunities for participating faculty and students.

Job Duties

Responsibilities include teaching of MSc (Applied) students in Speech-Language Pathology, research supervision of MSc/PhD students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a well-funded, independent research program that integrates with the School's research priorities.

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders (or related field) and have completed relevant postdoctoral training.  Candidates must provide evidence of scholarly excellence with the potential to obtain external research funding and a strong commitment to high quality teaching.  Preference will be given to qualified applicants with clinical training in Speech-Language Pathology pursuing a research program in the area of acquired neurogenic communication disorders, especially those with an innovative focus on adults with aphasia.

Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Employee Type: Tenure-Track ('Academic Tenure Stream')
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Job Status: Full-time

Posting Period: Please submit your application within 60 days of the publication of this advertisement.
Required Documents:
The following supporting documents are required:

  • cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • statement of research
  • names and contact information of three referees

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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