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Associate/Full Professor and Chair

Associate/Full Professor and Chair

DISCIPLINE Nonspecific TYPE Faculty TYPE Program Director/Chair

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado is seeking aAssociate/Full Professor and Chair.

This position is for a tenure-eligible, 9-month appointment (with an additional required 1.25-months summer work), Associate or Full Professor rank in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Northern Colorado. Responsibilities include: overseeing departmental staff and faculty including activities in teaching, research, and service; providing fiscal management for department growth; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level on-campus and online courses; student advisement; administration of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; service in professional organizations and on campus committees; scholarly activity in areas of expertise including publication and grant writing; and completion of ASHA required duties and tasks for continued program accreditation. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

This position requires an earned (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in AudiologyCommunication Sciences and Disorders, Hearing ScienceSpeech-Language Pathology, or closely related field. In addition, expertise in successful scholarly activity, teaching, and service outcomes is a requirement in determining tenure eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have leadership experience, including the mentoring and supervision of employee and fiscal management/budgeting; experience teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; evidence of successful scholarly activity including grant writing; experience with online teaching/programs; evidence of activity in professional organizations; experience with external program  accreditation; experience with collaborative/outreach to campus and community partnerships and, a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

Compensation and Benefits 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation for this position includes a salary range of $67,000-$86,500, reassigned administration time, a chair stipend, and a summer stipend. Benefits include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position. 

Target Start Date: July 1, 2023  


Contact and Application Deadline 

Screening of applications will begin on November 282022 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” then choose “Associate Professor and Chair – Department of Communication Science and Disorders.”  Position # F99552
Application documents to be submitted online are a  

  • letter of application/cover letter 

  • curriculum vitae,  

  • statement outlining teaching philosophy, research experienceand a commitment to equity andiversity (uploaded under “other”). 

  • names and contact information of three references 

  • unofficial graduate school transcripts. 


For further informationplease contact Dr. Don Finan, Search Committee Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 140, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639 or  


Additional Requirements   

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made.   


About the Institution 

Founded in 1889, UNC is a public doctoral research university committed to student success. We have a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Performing and Visual Arts.  

The University of Northern Colorado is Colorado’s leader in education. One of the major priorities of the campus is the implementation of the University strategic plan: Rowing not Drifting 2030 guides our direction and aspirations for the next decade. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Northern Colorado strives to be the institution the state looks to as the future of higher education. Our students experience a personalized education grounded in the liberal arts and infused with the critical and creative inquiry; establish relationships with faculty and staff that nurture individual development; gain the skills and knowledge that promote upward mobility; and share a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

About the College  

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the natural, health, human and mathematical sciences. Our students benefit from mentoring by faculty who are national and international experts in their fields and from meaningful research opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities. Our graduates leave us with a first-class education that has prepared them to contribute to society whether they become health-care providers, educators, scientists, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, sport administrators, rehabilitation counselors, mathematicians, athletic trainers, recreation program managers, public health practitioners or work in other public service-oriented fields. 


Institutional Values 

As you consider joining the UNC community, it is important to know that UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We develop and learn more with a diverse team. Diversity encompasses differing perspectives, thoughts, and experiences. We value diversity in all forms and appreciate the contributions every individual makes to the UNC community. We expect members of our community to stretch their learning about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, and physical ability. When you join UNC, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded institution committed to meaningful collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners. 


Location and Community 

The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, Colorado. The city has a population of 110,000 and is perfectly situated on the high plains with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. One hour north of Denver and a little over an hour east of Rocky Mountain National Park, Greeley has a distinct small-town feel and a downtown that is designated as a Colorado Creative District. Further information can be found at Visit Greeley and U.S Census Quick Facts. 


Additional Information: 

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature and approval by the Board of Trustees and is subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants. 

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status.  For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO  80639, or call 970-351-2718. 

Additional Info

Contact Name : Donald Finan

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 970-351-1897

Application Deadline : 7/1/2023

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