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Department Head

Department Head

Department Head

TYPE Program Director/Chair

Department Head/Full Professor


The University of Arizona Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is seeking a department head at the rank of full professor. Candidates with an active research program, strong communication and leadership skills, and a deep understanding and broad view of the discipline of communication sciences and disorders are encouraged to apply.


SLHS is situated within the College of Science and is a nationally top-ranked department with a dynamic, well-funded, and productive faculty. The collaborative environment supports interdisciplinary research, diversity, peer-mentoring, and a family-friendly approach to work-life balance.


Department head responsibilities include leadership of the academic unit, budgetary oversight, and representation/advocacy for the department within the College of Science and University. As a senior faculty member, the individual will contribute to the research, teaching, and service/outreach mission of the department in a manner consistent with the candidate’s area of expertise and negotiated workload distribution. The competitive candidate will have a strong record of scholarship and leadership, excellent interpersonal skills, and be visionary and innovative.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Jeannette Hoit, Ph.D.

Contact Address : Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences,1131 E. Second Street,Tucson, AZ 85721-0071

Contact Email : hoit@email.arizona.edu

Contact Phone : 520-621-1644

Instructions : Interested individuals should contact Jeannette Hoit, PhD, Chair, Search Committee at hoit@email.arizona.edu.

Application Deadline : 5/1/2020

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