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Open Rank Professor - Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders
University of Kansas

  • Jan. 11, 2018
 
  • Open Rank Professor - Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders
  • Speech-Language-Hearing
  • University of Kansas
    Lawrence, KS
    United States
 
  • Review begins 01-Feb-2018
  • 18-Aug-2018
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  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences
 
 
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Position Overview

The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders at the University of Kansas seeks to hire an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with expertise in any aspect of speech, language, or hearing: sciences and disorders. The position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2018. The successful candidate will conduct research leading to publications and external funding; teach courses and mentor students in his/her specialty; perform academic advising responsibilities; and engage in departmental, College, University, and national service.

The successful candidate for the position must be eligible to work in the U.S. prior to the start of the position.

The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge; and (4) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities. See http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives for more information.

Job Description

Job Duties:

40% Research:
Develop, activate, and sustain a significant research program in his/her field leading to scholarly activity, publications, scholarly presentations, and competitively awarded research funds.

40% Teaching:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses and mentor undergraduate and graduate student research. Departmental teaching may range from traditional lecture courses, to small group laboratory sections, to professional seminars, and to individual research instruction. The typical teaching load is three courses per academic year (i.e., 2-1) but this can vary by appointment type (e.g., joint appointments, department leadership roles and external research funding commitments). Advise undergraduate or graduate students as assigned by the department chair. All classes must be evaluated by students. Faculty are expected to hold regular office hours.

20% Service:
Serve on departmental, College, and University committees and actively contribute to the workings of the university community. Engage in professional service (e.g., refereeing, editing, serving on committees or as an officer/leader in national organizations, etc.). Attend department meetings and contribute to departmental projects as assigned by the department chair.

COLLEGIALITY:
All faculty members are expected to act in a manner that promotes collegial relationships and shows respect toward students, staff, and colleagues.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments; (2) record of productivity in research, teaching, service as noted in CV; (3) research statement and supplemental materials (e.g., representative publications); (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabus, peer evaluations, student evaluations); (5) information provided from three professional references.

For all ranks,

(1) Expertise in communication disorders that complement those of existing faculty and contribute to the interdisciplinary theme of biobehavioral approaches to neurodevelopmental disorders.
(2) Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, or a related discipline, is expected by start date of appointment;

For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor: (1) potential to establish an independent programmatic line of research that includes publications and external funding; (2) potential to effectively teach courses and mentor students; (3) willingness to participate in local and national service.

For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure: (1) an established independent programmatic line of research that includes a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and external funding; (2) growth in teaching and mentoring that culminates in effective teaching and mentoring; (3) record of regular local and/or national service participation; (4) meet University criteria for tenured Associate Professor.

For appointment at the rank of Full Professor with tenure: (1) a nationally recognized program of research that includes a sustained record of publication and external funding; (2) established record of effective teaching and mentoring; (3) sustained record of local and national service contributions, including leadership roles; (4) meet University criteria for tenured Full Professor.

Contact Information to Applicants

Questions may be directed to Steve Warren, Search Committee Chair, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing, University of Kansas, 1000 Sunnyside Ave., 3001 Dole Center, Lawrence, KS 66045-7555, e-mail sfwarren@ku.edu; 785-864-0632 (voice), 785-864-3974 (fax).

Additional Candidate Instruction

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) letter of application describing experience and accomplishments; (2) record of productivity in research, teaching, service as noted in CV; (3) research statement and supplemental materials (e.g., representative publications); (4) teaching statement and supplemental materials (e.g., teaching portfolio, sample syllabus, peer evaluations, student evaluations); (5) information provided from three professional references.

Initial review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2018 and continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool. Apply at: https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10565BR.


  • The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University’s programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.


 
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