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Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

About Longwood University:

A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia. 

Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour's drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville.  Longwood currently has approximately 4,600 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.

Job Description:

The Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders of Longwood University invite applications for a full-time, assistant professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders to begin August 10, 2020. Longwood offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The undergraduate students are prepared for successful admission to graduate school in speech-language pathology or related field, or work in a human services field. The graduate students are prepared for licensure by the Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes and supervise graduate students in the on campus clinic, Longwood's Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services. The person will be responsible for teaching courses in speech sound disorders, language development and language disorders at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Other courses may be taught based on the person's experience and interest.


The applicant should hold a doctoral degree in speech-language pathology.  A person holding a doctoral degree in a related field must hold the masters' degree in speech-language pathology. A candidate who is ABD may be considered. The applicant must hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and be qualified to provide clinical education.  The applicant must hold, or be eligible for, licensure by the Virginia Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The applicant must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. Experience in clinical education and college teaching are desirable.

Additional Information:

Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position.  A successful criminal background investigation is required.  

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process.  You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application.  If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or

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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan.  EOE/AA

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online information section and questions, and please attach (where it says Resume) a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, documentation of licensure and certification credentials, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, and names and contact details of three references.   

Additional Info

Contact Name : Human Resources - Longwood University

Contact Address : Lancaster Hall, Room 109, 201 High Street, Farmville, VA 23909

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (434) 395-2074

Instructions : Link to apply:

Application Deadline : 3/15/2020

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