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Research Faculty - Tenure-track in SLP

Research Faculty - Tenure-track in SLP

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science

The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology at East Tennessee State University is recruiting for a full-time 12-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Research Professor in Speech-Language Pathology; the area of interest/expertise related to communication sciences and disorders is open. The position requires an active research program with current or clear potential for extramural funding, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and service within the ETSU and professional communities. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate-level courses in Speech-Language Pathology.

The ideal candidate will be expected to initiate and maintain an active and productive research program, and to promote the visibility of the research enterprise at ETSU. The Office of Research and Sponsored Program Administration (ORSPA) at ETSU provides consultations and mentorship to faculty and student researchers, internal funding mechanisms, database access to external funding opportunities, and opportunities for student engagement. In addition, the Department of ASLP has experienced research mentors and a structured writing group.

Candidates with demonstrated skills or potential in one or more of the following areas will be given priority.

  • Knowledge and experience in quantitative and/or qualitative research design/methods and evaluation methodologies.
  • Knowledge and experience in Community Based Participatory Research
  • Knowledge and experience in measuring the impact of interprofessional education on collaborative practice and patient outcomes

ETSU is a comprehensive teaching and research university with an enrollment of approximately 14,000 students. Set in the scenic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Johnson City is a progressive town of about 70,000 people in an area that offers award-winning public-school systems, no state income tax, and a family-friendly environment for the outdoor enthusiast with four distinct seasons. The rich history of the region is woven into the area's recreation, community, and lifestyle.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should attach a letter of introduction, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to their online application. Review of completed applications is ongoing, with applications accepted until the position is filled.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:

  • Paid time off & leave
  • 17 paid holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Health and life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Access to University facilities and services and much more!

Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information at:

ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work individuals perform in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Commitment to the University's mission and the College's priorities.

Required Qualifications

  • A terminal academic degree (e.g. Ph.D., EdD) in Speech-Language Pathology or a research-focused related discipline. ABD with strong research potential will be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of a dynamic and productive research program with current funding or clear potential for funding.
  • Experience in a collaborative and interprofessional research model.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 423-439-4272

Instructions : In addition to the ETSU application, you will be required to provide the names and email addresses of at least 3 references. Human Resources cannot edit or add additional references once you have completed the application process. We recommend that you contact references before submitting their information to ensure the reference is willing and able to complete the referral process and that you double-check all email addresses before submitting them (they cannot be corrected, once entered).

Application Deadline : 1/9/2024

Contact Name : Dr. Martha Sherrill

Contact Address : ETSU Dept of ASLP
Dr. Martha Sherrill
PO Box 70643
Johnson City TN 37614

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