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Speech Disorders and Stuttering – Clinician Scientist Position at Associate Prof/Full Rank (Tenured)

Recruitment Period

Open October 24th, 2018 through Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


School of Medicine
Division of Clinical Sciences

Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Speech Disorders and Stuttering – Clinician Scientist position at Associate Prof/Full Rank (Tenured)

The University of California Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine is seeking to recruit a clinician scientist with expertise in the biologic aspects of speech disorders to join the Division of Clinical Sciences as a tenured Associate or Full Professor. We are looking for an established clinician scientist who is devoted to academic excellence in clinical research with an emphasis on stuttering. The successful candidate for this tenured position should demonstrate notable scientific contributions, evidenced by high quality peer reviewed publications and a track record of sustained extramural support. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison fostering clinically and socially relevant translational research with the campus-wide cluster of UCR neuroscience faculty involved in UCR’s “malleable nervous system” and neuroimaging initiatives as well as with UCR faculty in other related disciplines including those from psychology, engineering, school of education and the committee on linguistics in speech-language research and education.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first- generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. The appropriate faculty series and rank (Associate or Full Professor) will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The candidate must possess an M.D., PhD or equivalent degree. The candidate must be board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or possess a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and be eligible for/possess clinical licensure in California to practice medicine or speech/language pathology. The successful candidate will also be expected to show a strong commitment to education of medical students and residents, as well as University and public service.

The University of California, Riverside is centrally located within the Southern California area and situated in an historic citrus growing area surrounded by mountain ranges. Riverside is an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, or hiking in mountain wilderness or desert environments, and housing in the area is very affordable. The campus is located in close proximity to a host of high profile universities, research institutes, and biotech industries in Southern California.

Further inquiries about the job description may be made to Brenda Carrion at


Initial review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and applicants will be considered until the position is filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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