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CUNY Assistant or Associate Level Professor - Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences in New York, New York

Assistant or Associate Level Professor - Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

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Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


The Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Level Professor specializing in the fields of Auditory Neuroscience (human studies) and/or Language Neuroscience (i.e., adult language disorders). The position will begin in Fall 2023.

Since its inception in 1965, the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences has trained scholars and researchers to address major issues of human communication and its disorders using rigorous research methods.The Program features faculty whose primary appointment is at the Graduate Center and faculty whose primary appointments are at other colleges within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. This appointment is at the Graduate Center. In addition to laboratories located at The Graduate Center, our faculty and students also have access to CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center where MRI facilities are located. These arrangements provide our faculty and students with exposure to diverse research fields and approaches andoffer our students a multifaceted research-based doctoral education where they will gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to continue learning and growing throughout their professional lives.

The Assistant or Associate Professor for the Ph.D. Program in Speech-Language-Hearings Sciences will be a key contributor to fostering our high standard of doctoral education. The Assistant or Associate Professor will regularly teach, train, and mentor graduate-level doctoral and/or masters students while maintaining a record of research scholarship that includes extramural funding. The appointee will contribute to program activities including serving on committees, organizing colloquia, etc.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus (or office).


Ph.D. in Communication Sciences, Neuroscience, Psychology, or related field. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Evidence of externally funded research

  • Strong publication record, commensurate with level

  • Ability to teach graduate courses and to supervise Master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations

  • Willingness to collaborate with faculty and students in Program in Cognitive Neuroscience

  • A research program inclusive of diverse and/or under-represented groups (e.g., minority languages, hearing loss, etc.)


$86,645-$117,805. The maximum salary for an Assistant Professor is $99,532 and the maximum salary for an Associate Professor is $117,805. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 City of New York employees and employees of Participating Employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website.


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Please submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three (3) professional references (name, title, institution, and email address), and three (3) representative publications. Please upload all documents as one file, in Word or PDF format.


Open until filled; review of applications to begin on November 15, 2022.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.