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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Oct. 21, 2019
Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7N620:Communication Sciences and Disorders
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Communications Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD), College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently accepting applications for a full-time (11-month), tenure-track faculty position. We invite you to seize the opportunity to become part of a dynamic group of faculty focused on being a national leader in research, instruction, and service.

Primary duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and engaging in scholarly activity by maintaining an active research agenda and by seeking extramural funding. Additional duties include advising students and participating in service across the division, department, and college levels. Faculty will also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.

Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related area (senior or mid-career professional preferred but will consider junior faculty with established scholarly records), CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Kentucky State Licensure. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants in all areas of expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with experience in pediatric feeding, English Language Learners, individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and/or online/distance learning. Applicants must have demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people.

Candidates should apply online with a curriculum vita, letter of interest and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Joseph C. Stemple, Ph.D. by email Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

The CSD program has offered undergraduate and master’s degrees in communication disorders for over 50 years. The qualified candidate will join an outstanding academic faculty devoted to teaching, research, clinical practice, and service. Our faculty is comprised of 11 certified, licensed SLPs, one certified and licensed audiologist and one speech scientist. All faculty are engaged in active clinical practice and research. The UK CSD program is home to two ASHA Honors recipients, eight ASHA Fellows, four state DiCarlo recipients, one national DiCarlo winner and a past president of ASHA. Our faculty are funded at the state and national levels including funds from NIH and DOE. Our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational and interdisciplinary science. The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College’s state of the art teaching and clinical facilities, the UK Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, the UK Human Development Institute, advanced neonatal and child and adult neuroimaging capabilities, UK’s Center for Clinical Translational Sciences, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a contiguous Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center, our Human Performance Laboratory, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. The College of Health Sciences is home to state-of-the-art research laboratories (wet & dry) and maintains strong collaborative ties with colleagues across campus.

Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. Visit the University’s website and see for yourself what makes UK the perfect place to work.

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