Position Summary The Department of Communicative Disorders invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor.
Detailed Position Information The Department of Communicative Disorders at The University of Alabama is searching for an assistant or associate tenure-track professor with teaching, clinical, and scholarship interests that include Fluency and any of the following: speech-science; cultural, linguistic & socioeconomic factors that influence communication and cognition; implicit bias; health disparities within communication sciences and disorders. The successful candidate will teach and conduct research relevant to their area of expertise, collaborate with clinical faculty to promote the provision of evidence-based practices, and have demonstrated a strong research record. Additionally, this position will be expected to participate in service-related activities as the department, college, university, state, and/or national level.
Required minimum qualifications: PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or related field. ASHA certification/ABESPA license (or immediate eligibility to apply for out of state of applicants) is strongly preferred.
A person with Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology is strongly preferred. Experience working within a university environment with students/faculty/staff and experience with fluency and fluency disorders is preferred.
Applications should also include a current resume and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin in September and will continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, all materials should be submitted online at https://careers.ua.edu/jobs/search/AS. Letters of recommendation should be mailed to Dr. Memorie Gosa, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Communicative Disorders, The University of Alabama, P O Box 870242, Tuscaloosa Al 35487-0242 or signed copies of the letters of recommendation saved as a .pdf can be emailed to Dr. Memorie Gosa at email@example.com. For more information about the University of Alabama's Speech and Hearing Center, please visit https://cd.ua.edu/.
Minimum Qualifications PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or related field.
Preferred Qualifications ASHA certification/ABESPA license (or immediate eligibility to apply for out of state of applicants) is strongly preferred.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application Applications should also include a current resume and three letters of recommendation. Application review will begin in September and will continue until the position is filled. With the exception of letters of recommendation, all materials should be submitted online at https://careers.ua.edu/jobs/search/AS. Letters of recommendation should be mailed to Dr. Memorie Gosa, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Communicative Disorders, The University of Alabama, P O Box 870242, Tuscaloosa Al 35487-0242 or signed copies of the letters of recommendation saved as a .pdf can be emailed to Dr. Memorie Gosa at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the University of Alabama's Speech and Hearing Center, please visit https://cd.ua.edu/.
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About the University The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
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Background Investigation and EEO Statement Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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