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Open Rank Faculty – Speech Language Pathology

Open Rank Faculty – Speech Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders invites applications for two 9-Month Open Rank positions in Speech-Language Pathology. We especially encourage Advanced Assistant Professors, as well as mid-career Associate and Full Professors with a history of research funding to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate a clear research agenda, a history of research productivity, strong teaching skills, and a commitment to mentoring doctoral students, post-docs, and early career faculty, commensurate with rank. Responsibilities of the position include scholarship, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, student mentoring, and service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. We are especially interested in the following areas of expertise in speech-language pathology: motor speech disorders (pediatric or adult), literacy, AAC, and phonology.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related discipline from an accredited institution.

• Demonstrated record of achievement in academic research, teaching and service, commensurate with experience.

• Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.

Preferred Qualifications (commensurate with rank):

• History of funding with evidence of a sustainable research program

• Evidence of research productivity commensurate with rank

• Potential for interdisciplinary research collaboration

• Presence and degree of previous teaching experience

• Effective communicator and with leadership experience or potential

• Mentoring experience

• Evidence of clinical expertise consistent with research area

More Information

• The anticipated start date is August 7, 2024.

• Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications & experience.

• For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Howard Goldstein at

• This position is open until filled but the first review of applications will begin on or around November 1, 2023.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at and search for Job ID 35038. Please submit:

• Cover Letter

• Curriculum Vitae

• 3-year research plan

• Summary of experience and philosophy related to teaching and mentoring.

• 2 Letters of Recommendation

About CSD

CSD is well positioned within the University to continue its positive trajectory. CSD is housed within the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS). CBCS is a research-intensive college committed to community-based work derived from evidenced-based practices. This strong ethos of research-to-practice positions CSD well to achieve its mission of “Creating pathways to communication by bridging research to practice.” Moreover, shared interests among departments of Aging Studies, Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Engineering, and Otolaryngology afford multiple opportunities for collaboration and cross-disciplinary fertilization. within the supportive College infrastructure.

CSD faculty include speech language pathologists, audiologists, sign language interpreters, scholars of Deaf culture, linguists, hearing scientists, speech scientists and psychologists. The department considers communication issues from both humanistic and medical perspectives, providing multidisciplinary perspectives on issues such as language, literacy, hearing, and speech. To do this, CSD collaborates across USF with entities such as USF Health and Biomedical Engineering.

CSD’s efforts are multifaceted. It houses multiple undergraduate and graduate programs including M.S., AU.D., Ph.D. and combined AU.D./Ph.D degree programs. Speech and Hearing Clinics provide evidence-based interventions in a context that trains students for cutting-edge clinical work in a variety of settings. Notably, the department is also home to an American Sign Language(ASL) interpreter training program, an ASL interpreter referral agency, and the Bolesta Center which provides listening and spoken language support to individuals with hearing loss across the lifespan.

Additional Info

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Instructions : How to Apply

To apply, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at:

Search for Job ID 35038

Please submit:
•Cover Letter
•Curriculum Vitae
•3-year research plan
•Summary of experience and philosophy related to teaching and mentoring.
•2 Letters of Recommendation

Contact Name : Dr. Howard Goldstein

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