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Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Communication Science and Disorders - 18900

Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Communication Science and Disorders - 18900

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(EXTENDED) Assistant Professor - Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Communication Science and Disorders - 18900



The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a tenure-track Assistant. Professor in the area of speech-language pathology beginning August 2024. This is a full-time nine-month position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, conducting research in the area of expertise, and providing service to the university and community. Current areas of instructional need include pediatric speech and language.




 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D in speech-language pathology or a related discipline is required. ABD candidates will be given equal consideration if they have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2024; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2025 in advance of their first scheduled review.
  • Expertise in pediatric speech and/or language.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Hold a current CCC-SLP
  • Eligible for Wisconsin licensure in speech-language pathology
  • Teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to interact respectfully and work collaboratively with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including students, parents, staff, and faculty.
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations, including necessary training and drills.




Responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate instruction and may include clinical supervision for candidates that hold ASHA CCC. The individual in this position may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. Given the emphasis on teaching, collaboration, and clinical training at UW-Whitewater, candidates will have an understanding of evidence-based practice and a team approach to collaboration. This candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda that results in publications and contributes to the advancement of knowledge in the area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion as a member of the university community.




The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders ( is one of eight departments in the College of Education and Professional Studies. The undergraduate program is committed to providing students with foundation knowledge in communication sciences and disorders required for graduate study in speech-language pathology and audiology. The graduate program provides a comprehensive academic and clinical education for graduate students including on-campus and off-site clinical experiences across the lifespan. The modest size of the classes (undergraduate approximately 35 and graduate approximately 16) provides an excellent ratio for teaching and mentoring. The department engages students in research in conjunction with the Undergraduate Research Program.





Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

 The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.




The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.




 Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary range of $62,000 to $65,000.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.




Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled; however next review of applications will take place November 1, 2023. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Cody Marie Busch, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor





Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:

  • Cover Letter including Statement of interest in our department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Statement of approach to teaching and learning; Statement of content areas you would be willing and able to teach; Statement of research experience and goals. 
  • Current Curriculum Vita
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position)

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262/472-1024 or

This Job ID is 18900.

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Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 262-472-1266

Instructions : Instructions are at the bottom of the position description.

Application Deadline : 11/1/2023

Contact Name : Cody Marie Busch, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

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