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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position

Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Position Announcement

The School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University invites applications for an Open Rank faculty position beginning Fall 2024. Advanced Assistant Professors as well as mid-career Associates and Full Professors with a history of research funding are encouraged to apply. Qualifications for the position include: (a) earned doctorate in communication sciences and disorders or related areas, (b) experience in teaching and research, and (c) clinical certification is preferred, but not required. This is a full-time, tenure-track position, with a 9-month appointment; academic year requirements include teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, research and service. Specific level of appointment is dependent on current record of achievement within the discipline.  Candidates with expertise in translational research that addresses complex challenges for developmental populations, especially those with rare diseases and/or genetic disorders, are encouraged to apply (e.g., genetics of communication disorders, pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, cleft lip and palate, autism and other developmental disabilities).

Florida State University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a very high research activity institution with outstanding research facilities and infrastructure support. In addition, the State of Florida has recognized FSU as a preeminent research university. The School of Communication Science and Disorders is in the College of Communication and Information. Students can earn undergraduate, masters’, and doctoral degrees. The masters’ program includes both on-campus and distance learning cohorts. The School is ranked in the top ten percent of programs nationally. The environment is highly collaborative with faculty members who have intersecting research interests that include many aspects of clinical, translational, and basic research. The School is located in a newly remodeled stand-alone building with ample space for faculty, research laboratories, and diverse clinical programs. There is an on-site speech, language and hearing clinic that services Tallahassee and the surrounding counties.

For more information about the School of Communication Science and Disorders, visit our website at  If qualified and interested in this position, apply to Florida State University at  - Job Opening ID:  56326. When doing so, please submit a letter of application, and curriculum vitae. In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: Jennifer Kekelis, School of Communication Science and Disorders, Florida State University, 201 W. Bloxham Street, Tallahassee, FL. 32306-1200,  850-645-6567. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. FSU is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the position, applicants may contact search committee co-chairs Dr. Mollie Romano ( and Dr. Hugh Catts (

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Contact Name : Hugh Catts or Mollie Romano

Contact Address : School of Communication Science and Disorders, Florida State University, 201 W. Bloxham Street, Tallahassee, FL. 32306-1200,

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