Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Speech-Language Pathology

 
  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 24, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the University of Florida is seeking multiple applications for up to two (2) Speech-Language Pathology faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. These are full-time (1.0 FTE), tenure-track, 12-month positions. Successful candidates will demonstrate a steadfast commitment to excellence in teaching, research, mentoring, and service in a dynamic academic health center environment. The department is committed to hiring and supporting candidates who will contribute both collaboratively and independently to externally funded research. The candidates will have clearly defined expertise in a relevant research area, teaching experience, and a record of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Areas of special interest include child language development and disorders, and adult neurogenic language disorders. In addition, candidates will be expected to teach upper-division undergraduate and graduate levels and engage in a range of service activities including student mentorship, participation on department and college committees, and service to the department.

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is one of eight departments in the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) and is well integrated within the UF Health Science Center, thereby offering faculty a wealth of opportunities for scholarly collaborations. The department offers three degrees: Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Master of Art’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders (the degree program for speech-language pathology), and Bachelor of Health Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The College of PHHP also offers a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, which includes a concentration in Communication and Swallowing Sciences and Disorders. Faculty members have access to a college level instructional design team that provides them with expert support in course development and delivery.

The University of Florida is a Top 5 ranked comprehensive research-extensive public university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is one of sixteen colleges at the University of Florida and part of the UF Health System. The UF Health System and the flagship UF Health Science Center is comprised of six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus that includes the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine.

Expected Salary:

Negotiable based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates at the associate or full professor level must have a strong track record of external grant funding. For hires at the assistant professor level, potential to develop such a record should be demonstrated. Successful candidates will hold the American Speech Language Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Qualified candidates should submit an application, which includes a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), a cover letter that describes teaching, research, and career interests, and contact information for three (3) references.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

This position has been reposted; previous applicants remain under consideration and need not re-apply.

Final candidates will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http:/www.naces.org

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution. If an accommodation is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No