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Assistant Professor (Speech-Language Pathology)

Assistant Professor (Speech-Language Pathology)

Assistant Professor (Speech-Language Pathology)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Position Description and Qualifications

The Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Disorders within the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville (UofL) is seeking a full-time speech-language pathologist at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with a planned start date of 7/1/2020. Primary Responsibilities include: teaching graduate level coursework (2 courses fall term; 2 courses spring term) in the areas of speech sound production, school-age language, clinical phonetics, and fluency disorders. Other Responsibilities include: advising/mentoring students, service to the department/university, and engagement in research/scholarly activities. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) in speech-language pathology or a related field, current certificate of clinical competence, and be eligible for Kentucky Licensure. Clinical supervision is not required, however, opportunities are available. This is a 12-month faculty appointment.

About UofL

Classified as a doctoral university with “very high-research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation, UofL is home to multiple nationally-recognized centers and institutes comprised of scientific leaders and state-of-the-art multimillion-dollar facilities that promote and support research, scholarship, and creative activities across a broad range of disciplines. Established in 1798, UofL has a diverse student body of more than 22,000 and an operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion with an endowment of $712 million (FY 2018). Through the Research Challenge Trust Fund, the Kentucky legislature has given UofL the funding platform to recruit the nation's best and brightest faculty members, and the results are impressive. UofL has 107 endowed chairs and professorships and a broad depth of research strengths across its 12 colleges and schools. Total research expenditures for FY17 were over $177 million. As an active partner in both the cultural and business agenda of the city and state, UofL is valued by the corporate community as a vital collaborator in economic development, new business spin-offs, and entrepreneurship stimulation. For more information regarding UofL, please visit

Application Procedures and Timeline

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Applicants must submit 1) a current curriculum vitae and 2) a letter of application that details your interest in teaching and scholarship. Submission of materials via email is strongly encouraged. The documents may be sent to Dr. Alan F. Smith at On-campus interviews will begin following final administrative approval of the position.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Alan F. Smith

Contact Address : University of Louisville<br />627 South Preston Street, Suite 220<br />Louisville, KY 40292

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 502-852-5277

Application Deadline : 12/31/2019

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