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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Tenure-Track, Speech-Language Pathology

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Tenure-Track, Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The University of Georgia Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor with expertise in Speech-Language Pathology. Priority areas of expertise for this position include neurogenic communication and/or swallowing disorders; augmentative and alternative communication; and cultural and linguistic diversity in speech-language pathology. Strong applicants with other areas of expertise in the field of speech-language pathology will also be considered. This is an academic year (9 month) full-time tenure-track position to begin Fall semester 2023.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program offers a bachelor’s degree, a CAA-accredited master’s degree, and a research doctorate in communication sciences and disorders. The program is part of an interdisciplinary department within a college that includes a range of health, clinical, professional, and educational programs. More information about the department can be found at

Responsibilities will include all of the following and other related assignments:

- Develop and sustain a line of research that contributes to scientific advancement in an area related to communication and/or swallowing disorders

- Actively pursue external funding for research

- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face, online, and/or blended)

- Advise students and direct thesis and dissertation research

- Engage in departmental, college, university, and professional service

Required Qualifications include all of the following:

- An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in speech-language pathology or closely related field (or degree to be awarded before the position's start date)

- A record of high-quality scholarly publications, such as peer-reviewed journal articles

- A record of obtaining external funding to support research programs, or demonstrable potential

- A record of successful teaching at the university level, or demonstrable potential

- A record of collaborative, professional interactions or service supporting students, the institution, or the discipline

Preferred Qualifications for this position include:

- Research and teaching expertise in one of the following clinically relevant areas: neurogenic communication and/or swallowing disorders; augmentative and alternative communication; cultural and linguistic diversity in speech-language pathology

- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP)

The appointment will be for the regular 9-month academic year. Additional opportunities for summer employment may be available. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Applications for the position should be submitted through and will require all of the following:

- A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications, as described above with particular attention to research and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

- A complete curriculum vitae

- All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)

- The names of three persons who can provide letters of reference. If the candidate prefers their interest in this position to remain confidential, state this request in the letter of application; references will then not be contacted until the search committee has corresponded with the applicant


Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair (Dr. Jennifer Brown,


Review of applications will begin November 21, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

This position is contingent on the continued availability of funding.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Jennifer Brown

Contact Address : CMSD Program
Mary Frances Early College of Education, UGA
570 Aderhold Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 706-542-9580

Instructions : Apply at:

Application Deadline : 11/21/2022

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