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Speech-Language Pathology

UT Dallas

Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Position Description

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks to fill a clinical Professor of Instruction position in Speech Language Pathology. This position requires eligibility for licensure as a speech-language pathologist in the state of Texas, certification by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (CCC-SLP), and the ability to provide clinical supervision in adult neurogenic disorders. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses within the successful applicants’ discipline in addition to clinical instructional responsibilities. Applicants with the ability to teach in adult neurogenic disorders, dysphagia, stuttering, and/or anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing, are encouraged. Professors of Instruction also advise MS students, serve on program, department, school, and university committees, participate in student development activities, and perform administrative duties as appropriate. Teaching load, practicum responsibilities, and other duties are assigned based on needs determined by the appropriate Program Head, Department Chair, and Dean. 

Professor of Instruction is a full-time 9-month, non-tenure-track position with opportunity for summer salary.

The appointments will commence for the fall 2024 semester.



Minimum Education and Experience: A doctoral degree in Communication Sciences or a related field (e.g., Speech, Language and Hearing, Communication Disorders, Linguistics, Phonetics), clinical credentials, eligibility for licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Texas, and previous clinical supervision experience are required prior to employment. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals with a range of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. We are seeking candidates able to enhance the program and the discipline, and able to deliver high quality teaching using evidence-based practices to effectively engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

Preferred Education and Experience: Demonstrated ability to teach in adult neurogenic disorders, dysphagia, stuttering, and/or anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing is preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of core, advanced and elective undergraduate courses is preferred. Candidates seeking Associate Professor of Instruction or Full Professor of Instruction appointments should have experience and qualifications commensurate with those positions.


The Department/Program/School 

The UT Dallas Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing is home to a thriving undergraduate program with multiple tracks that support students with diverse career interests, highly regarded clinical education programs in both Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and a robust PhD program. Faculty teach undergraduate and graduate level courses within their discipline and area of expertise.

The UT Dallas Master of Science program in Speech-Language Pathology is one of the largest in the United States and is housed within state-of-art facilities located at the UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders. The Callier Center houses clinical education suites and individual and core laboratories in addition to its comprehensive clinical facilities. Co-localization of clinical and research facilities with clinical education suites at the Callier Center enhances opportunities for clinical and translational research efforts. Callier Center clinicians evaluate and provide treatment to more than 4,000 children and adults, with more than 20,000 patient visits annually.

Clinical and translational research programs in speech, language, and hearing disciplines are additionally facilitated by the new UT Dallas Clinical Trial Unit housed at the Callier Clinical Research Center and access to the UT Dallas Sammons BrainHealth Imaging Center. SLH faculty have opportunities for vibrant interdisciplinary collaborations with UT Dallas Centers including the Center for Vital Longevity, Center for BrainHealth, Center for Children and Families, Texas Biomedical Device Center, and Center for Advanced Pain Studies, as well as the UT Dallas Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering programs and the UT Southwestern Medical Center.

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing is housed within the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, also home to the Department of Psychology and Department of Neuroscience. Many faculty have affiliations with more than department and collaborations across departments are highly encouraged, including cross-listing of undergraduate and graduate seminars to facilitate multi-disciplinary student education.

UT Dallas is a Carnegie R1 research university and the fastest growing university in Texas. It houses a dynamic and collaborative research community. The University offers competitive salaries and start-up packages.

Application Instructions


Applicants should upload the following via the online application:

Full curriculum vitae and cover letter summarizing their interests and qualifications for the position.

Statement of teaching philosophy describing their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, and teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching practices will engage students from a range of backgrounds and experiences.

Full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.

Priority will be given to completed applications received by March 31, 2024. Reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on May 15, 2024.


The University and Community 

UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences. Over 65% of our undergraduate students receive some form of need- or merit-based financial aid; and 66% of graduating seniors have no student debt compared to 48% in Texas and 32% in the nation (2021 TICAS report).

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas, and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.

The University has a variety of programs and initiatives to support engagement and success for all members of the campus community. Employee benefits include a range of physical and mental wellness resources. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout the campus. There are several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) comprised of individuals who share common interests to help build community among UT Dallas faculty and staff (e.g., Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG, UT Dallas Young Professionals).

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and educational activities.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action 

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (972) 883-3192

Instructions : Applicants should apply online at:
Priority will be given to completed applications received by March 31, 2024.

Application Deadline : 5/15/2024

Contact Name : Michelle Aldridge

Contact Address : 1966 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX, 75235

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