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Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
Auburn University

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences

Job Description Summary

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) on 9-month tenure- track appointment with potential to teach in the summer for extra compensation. While all areas of expertise will be considered, ability to teach the following courses is desired: Adult neurogenics (aphasia, cognition) and Anatomy & Physiology. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and SLP Master’s level students, conducting research in area of expertise, pursuing extramural funding, directing undergraduate and graduate student research and participating in departmental and university service.


Minimum Qualifications

At time of appointment, doctoral degree in Communication Disorders or closely allied area (1 year ABD considered as Instructor). Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate courses; potential for establishing a program of research, publication and extramural grant generation. A commitment to a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment. Excellent communication skills teaching SLP Courses required.


Desired Qualifications

Evidence of promise in teaching, evidence of research interests and abilities, and an interest in pursuing external funding. Having CCC-SLP and potential for Alabama license. Prior record of peer-reviewed journal publication and grant experience are also desired.


Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of electronic applications begins November 27, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, and contact information for three reference providers required.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is housed in the College of Liberal Arts and has approximately 300 undergraduate majors, 50 graduate majors in speech-language pathology, and 35 doctor of audiology students. Presently, the department has 17 full time faculty positions (10 PhD, 4 AuD, and 4 Master’s level). The program offers a Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology. The department also offers a professional Doctor of Audiology degree and the Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Science. The department website is and the clinic site is The Department was the second program is the nation to be CAA accredited and is accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology.
Auburn University has numerous university-wide and College of Liberal Arts intramural grant opportunities available for junior faculty to assist in the establishment or growth of research lines. Auburn University is a nationally ranked land grant institution recognized for its commitment to world-class scholarship, interdisciplinary research with an elite, top-tier Carnegie R1 classification, life-changing outreach with Carnegie’s Community Engagement designation and an undergraduate and graduate education experience second to none. Auburn, Alabama is situated in the east-central portion of the state where the Piedmont joins the Coastal Plain; this region experiences mild winters and otherwise moderate temperatures. University enrollment exceeds 31,000 students, and the twin cities of Auburn and Opelika and surrounding area have more than 150,000 residents. Auburn, Alabama is frequently included in best places to live in America. Auburn has a world-class performing arts center in the Gouge Performing Arts Center and world-class cuisine at the newly opened Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. The university is located 35 minutes from Columbus, GA; 50 minutes from Montgomery, AL and 90 minutes from Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL. Auburn is less than 4 hours from the Florida Gulf Coast which offers some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. 

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