Assistant, Associate or Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • May 03, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

 Requisition Number: FE02596

Department Name: 7N620:Communication Sciences and Disorders

Type of Position: Faculty

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education: A research doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related discipline.

Required License/Registration/Certification

ASHA clinical certification and eligibility for Kentucky State Licensure is preferred, but not required.

Job Summary

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

Primary duties for this position 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 department, college, and university 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 (SLP).

Qualified applicants must possess a research doctorate in Communication Sciences & Disorders or a related discipline. ASHA clinical certification and eligibility for Kentucky State Licensure is preferred, but not required. Qualified applicants in all areas of CSD expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with experience in one or more of the following areas: voice, fluency, motor speech, and cleft palate/craniofacial anomalies. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidates should apply online with a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and UK application. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Richard Andreatta, Ph.D., by email to: richard.andreatta@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date for this position is negotiable.

Applicants must value the University of Kentucky's mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

About the CSD Program

Our program has offered undergraduate and master's degrees in Communication Sciences and 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 and licensed SLPs, one certified and licensed audiologist, one dually certified and licensed SLP and audiologist, and one speech physiologist. All faculty are engaged in active clinical practice and/or research. The UK CSD program boosts a stellar history of 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 both the state and national levels (NIH, DoE). Our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational, interdisciplinary, and collaborative science. The College of Health Sciences is home to a variety of state-of-the-art research laboratories (both wet & dry) and maintains strong collaborative ties with colleagues across campus. The successful candidate will have access to several significant research and clinical resources including the College's state-of-the-art teaching facilities, the UK Voice and Swallow Clinic, the CSD Academic Clinic, the Laryngeal and Speech Dynamics Lab, the School of Music's Voice Performance Program, the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, the Human Development Institute, the MRISC Neuroimaging Center, the Center for Clinical Translational Sciences, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a contiguous Veteran's Affairs Hospital, the College of Dentistry, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute.

About the University of Kentucky

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 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.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

Preferred Education/Experience

Qualified applicants in all areas of CSD expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with experience in one or more of the following areas: voice, fluency, motor speech, and cleft palate/craniofacial anomalies. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Open Until Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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