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Associate or Full Professor, Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Position in Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology

Associate or Full Professor, Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Position in Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science DISCIPLINE Audiology

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications and nominations for a full-time Associate or Full Professor, Tenured or Tenure-track Faculty Position in Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology. UTEP is seeking a driven, innovative, and experienced individual to lead the development of a new Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. The successful candidate would be expected to use the College of Health Science’s strategic plan as guiding principles to establish the Au.D. program to meet accreditation standards. Other responsibilities will include maintaining an externally funded research program, graduate and/or undergraduate teaching, accreditation and candidacy oversight, and service to the university and community. This is a 9-month faculty appointment. 

Required Qualifications 

  • Earned Doctoral Degree in Audiology (Ph.D. or Au.D.), Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Speech/Hearing Science, or related field 
  • Credentialed and licensed Audiologist/Speech-Language Pathologist with eligibility in Texas and minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Established, externally-funded research portfolios in the field of Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology
  • Candidates who have a Ph.D. in Audiology preferred. 

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and record of research, teaching, and service. 

The College of Health Sciences 

The College of Health Sciences prepares the next generation of health and human service professionals to improve quality of life and address health disparities in their communities. The College offers five undergraduate degrees in Clinical Lab Science, Health Promotion, Rehabilitation Sciences, Social Work and Kinesiology. There are six master’s degrees in the college: Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy (transitioning to OTD by 2022), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, and Kinesiology. There are currently two doctoral programs in the CHS: Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences. High impact educational experiences enable students to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement opportunities. 

Faculty and students engage in teaching, research, and service, incorporating Boyer’s Model of the scholarship of discovery, integration, application/engagement, and teaching and learning, all related to the applied health sciences ( The College’s facilities and programs are designed to promote interprofessional teaching, learning, research and community & global engagement initiatives. The College of Health Sciences enjoys a strong and collaborative relationship with a range of local, national and global community partners. Graduate and undergraduate students participate actively with faculty clinical and research mentors in conducting a variety of projects relevant to addressing health inequities and improving quality of life in the Paso del Norte region and beyond. 

The University of Texas at El Paso 

The University of Texas at El Paso is a Carnegie R1, Community Engaged research university at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region. UTEP is committed to the ideals of access, excellence, and impact. The University enrolls more than 25,000 students – approximately 50% are the first generation in their families to attend college. It is one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving institutions in the country, with a student body that is over 80% Hispanic. UTEP advances discovery of public value and positively impacts the health, culture, education and economy of the community it serves. With more than $100 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities, after UT Austin, Texas A&M, the University of Houston and The University of Texas at Dallas. It is also nationally recognized as a community-engaged university. UTEP features excellent classroom and laboratory facilities, with a state of the art Interdisciplinary Research building which will house interdisciplinary research teams from across campus. 

Application Instructions and Nominations 

Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit the following: a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and the contact information for five professional references. 

Nominations and inquiries, should be forwarded to: Vannesa Mueller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP 

Associate Professor, Program Director 

Search Committee Chair 

Speech-Language Pathology Program 

University of Texas at El Paso 

To apply, please visit 

Hiring decisions are contingent upon budget approval. 

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. 

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Vannesa Mueller

Contact Address : 1101 N. Campbell, Office # 415, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79902

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 9157478221

Instructions : Nominations and inquiries, should be forwarded to:
Vannesa Mueller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Program Director, Search Committee Chair, Speech-Language Pathology Program, University of Texas at El Paso,, To apply, please visit

Application Deadline : 8/1/2021

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