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Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Radford University is seeking to expand and develop new areas of clinical research to enhance our programs. We invite applications and nominations for two full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Instructor/Assistant Professor. The required areas of clinical research expertise are motor speech disorders, voice and resonance disorders, and swallowing.The selected candidates will pioneer the creation of a new clinical practice in their area of expertise with collaborating partners. These practices will serve as a catalyst for the new emphasis on advanced clinical practice and research. These are nine-month appointments beginning August 2022 with possible summer funding available. 


Required qualifications include an earned doctoral degree or ABD in speech-language pathology or related area, qualifications requisite for Virginia licensure in Speech-Language Pathology, and professional certification (CCC-SLP) through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  Applicants who are ABD and meet the requirements for licensure and certification must have their PhD conferred by May 2023. Individuals who are ABD will be hired at a rank of instructor. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework, supervising in the Radford University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, establishing or continuing a line of research in specialty area, student advising, and University service. 


Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the position will be provided with a reduced teaching load during the first year of employment to support the development of a research program. Relocation funds are also available. 

Application Instructions

Candidates must submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, and contact information (names, addresses, and phone numbers) for three professional references.  The successful candidate will also be required to provide official transcripts.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Lauren Flora, Chair of the Search Committee at  Applicants must apply online at Paper submissions will not be accepted.

About Radford

Nestled in the New River Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 40 miles from Roanoke, Radford University is a co-educational, comprehensive midsize public university. Radford University is a student-focused institution offering 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 27 master's programs in 22 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 13 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificates, preparing nearly 11,870 students to become successful and productive leaders in the community. Recognized as one of the 140 institutions in the “2021 Best Colleges and Universities in the Southeast” by the Princeton Review, ranked in the top 50 of “Best Regional Universities (South)” in the 2021 edition of US News and World Report, and ranked as 14th Top Public Schools in South by 2020 US News and World Report. Radford University prides itself on its strong commitment to teaching and research.  Please visit the Radford University website at

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Additional Info

Contact Name : Lauren Flora

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 540-831-7639

Application Deadline : 4/30/2022

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