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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department

The Department of Communication Sciences and Oral Health offers undergraduate degrees in Communication Sciences and Dental Hygiene, an online master’s degree in Education of the Deaf, and a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. We also offer post-baccalaureate certificates in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Multicultural and Diversity Studies, as well as emphasis areas for the MS and PhD in Health Studies and the PhD in Special Education. Housed in the College of Health Sciences, the department has 26 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty members who work together to support the missions of the programs, department, and university. Our faculty members are engaged in a variety of research and teaching efforts, and they provide clinical supervision in our three clinics (the Dental Hygiene Clinic and Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on the Denton campus and the Stroke Center on the Dallas campus).

The Position

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Professor include teaching graduate SLP and undergraduate Communication Sciences academic courses, preferably in the areas of neurological disorders and augmentative communication, although other areas of specialty will be considered; supervising clinical students; conducting research for scholarly publications; and providing professional service. Our CAA-accredited SLP master’s program has both a traditional venue and a well-established distance education venue, with close to 200 students. Faculty teach undergraduate courses on the Denton campus and evening graduate courses either in Denton or Dallas. Distance SLP courses are transmitted via live videoconferencing technology to students across the state and can be taught from either campus or from the receiving locations.

Qualified applicants will hold an earned research doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology, or a related area; be ASHA-certified; and be licensed (or eligible to become licensed) as a speech-language pathologist in Texas. Preferences include clinical supervisory experience and bilingual Spanish-speaking.

UNIVERSITY INFORMATION:

Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU’s graduate and undergraduate population of over 15,000, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at http://www.twu.edu.

TWU strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

TWU is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, genetic information, or against qualified disabled persons.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Office of Human Resources

Contact Address : PO Box 425739, Denton, TX 76204

Contact Email : Facultyjobs@twu.edu

Contact Phone : 940-898-3555

Instructions : Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to Facultyjobs@twu.edu (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number IRC38556.

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