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Assistant/Associate Professors (2) of Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professors (2) of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology


The Department of Communicative Disorders at Jackson State University invites applications for 2 Assistant/Associate Professor positions, starting Fall 2021.


Requirements and Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Communication Disorders or a closely related area.

Demonstrated expertise in one or more area of specialization in speech-language pathology.

The position involves clinical supervision and mentoring so clinical certification in speech-language pathology is required.


Job Requirements:

  • Conduct research in the area of expertise.
  • Seek external grant funding for research activities.
  • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses.
  • Clinical supervision and academic mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students in research.
  • Participate in scholarly and service activities.

Jackson State University is an urban, public research-intensive, Historically Black University in Jackson, the capital city of Mississippi. The Department of Communicative Disorders, housed in the School of Public Health within the College of Health Sciences, offers a B.S. degree program in Communicative Disorders and a M.S. degree program in speech-language pathology. The department has a strong reputation for excellent teaching, outstanding clinical training, scholarly productivity, and service to the community.

Applications/Nominations: Applicants should submit an application, letter of interest, CV, teaching philosophy, and a transcript of graduate degrees earned. Candidates selected for interviews will also be asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Brandi Newkirk-Turner, at brandi.l.newkirk@jsums.edu or 601-979-1609.

To find more information about the Department of Communicative Disorders, please visit: https://www.jsums.edu/commdisorders/. Expected start date is August 11, 2021. Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Brandi Newkirk-Turner

Contact Address : 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive
Suite 2260
Jackson, MS 39217

Contact Email : brandi.l.newkirk@jsums.edu

Contact Phone : 601-979-1609

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