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Open Rank Faculty Position, Speech-Language Pathology

Open Rank Faculty Position, Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) is seeking an individual with expertise in speech science, voice, and/or motor speech disorders to fill a 12-month, full-time, open rank, tenure-track/tenure-eligible faculty position starting in August, 2021, with some flexibility in start date and areas of interest possible. 


Duties will include teaching coursework in areas of expertise, developing a line of externally-funded research, mentoring student research in the applicant’s area(s) of interest, and participating in departmental, college, and university service and governance. Required qualifications include an earned PhD degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related field, evidence of successful university teaching, potential for a productive research program, and excellent interpersonal, outreach, and communication skills. Candidates with the potential to secure external grant funding, mentor student research, and engage in collaborative research at a large, comprehensive health center are strongly encouraged to apply. Clinical credentials are optional. Affiliations with other campus programs may be possible depending on an applicant’s research goals.


The Department of CSD is one of five academic departments within the College of Allied Health at the OUHSC. It is staffed by 15 full-time faculty members and offers four academic degree programs in speech-language pathology and in audiology: the pre-professional undergraduate degree (B.S. in CSD), two professional preparation degrees (M.A. in SLP, Au.D.), and the research degree (Ph.D. in either SLP or in Audiology). The department’s professional preparation programs in speech-language pathology and in audiology are nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and in Speech-Language Pathology. The department is located within the recently completed Allied Health Building (AHB) on the OUHSC campus. Research laboratories, faculty offices, clinical facilities, and classrooms of all sizes within the AHB have been fitted with the latest technologies for research, academic teaching, and clinical instruction. To learn more about the department, please visit our website at https://alliedhealth.ouhsc.edu/Departments/Communication- Sciences-and-Disorders


The OUHSC is part of the University of Oklahoma system. Comprised of seven health-related colleges, it is one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation. Opportunities for collaborative research and teaching are numerous on campus and at the nearby universities and hospitals in the region’s major metropolitan areas. The University of Oklahoma’s main campus is located in nearby Norman, OK. To learn more about the OUHSC and the College of Allied Health, please visit our websites at http://www.ouhsc.edu and at https://alliedhealth.ouhsc.edu/


Oklahoma City (OKC) is a beautiful, friendly, and vibrant metropolitan community (25th largest in the U.S., est. pop. 649,021). Located near Dallas, TX, the OKC metro area enjoys a temperate climate, a rich arts and food culture, professional sports, nationally-recognized health care, and excellent schools and universities in a thriving economic climate. To learn more about OKC and its surrounding communities, please visit the website of the Greater OKC Chamber of Commerce at https://www.okcchamber.com


Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, qualifications, and work experience. Interested individuals should submit via email or mail a letter of intent describing qualifications and experience, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, and three letters of recommendation to sarah-buckingham@ouhsc.edu or to Sarah S. Buckingham, Ph.D., Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, P.O. Box 26901, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 73117-1215. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Sarah S. Buckingham

Contact Address : Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, P.O. Box 26901, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, 73117-

Contact Email : sarah-buckingham@ouhsc.edu

Contact Phone : (405) 271-4213 x 46060

Instructions : Interested individuals should submit via contact email or mail a letter of intent describing qualifications and experience, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and plans, and three letters of recommendation.

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