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Program Director – Speech-Language Pathology (Tenure-Track Associate Professor or Professor)

Program Director – Speech-Language Pathology (Tenure-Track Associate Professor or Professor)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty TYPE Program Director/Chair

The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for the position of director of the speech-language pathology program. This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and college promotion and tenure criteria.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks: 

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

 

Responsibilities


Functions and Responsibilities 

The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are searching for a team-oriented faculty member. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The faculty member will report to the Chair in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and will have primary responsibilities of managing the M.S. program in speech-language pathology, teaching M.S. and Ph.D. courses; advising graduate students; directing student research; conducting scholarly activity; and participating in university, community and professional service.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

1. Doctorate degree in communication sciences and disorders or related field

2. Eligibility for CCC-SLP

3. Eligibility for licensure in the state of Arkansas

4. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Academic setting

5. Strong commitment to fulfill mission of the department, college, and university


Preferred Qualifications: 

1. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: child language disorders, autism spectrum disorder, AAC, voice, fluency, and/or dysphagia

2. Minimum of five-years of experience as a speech-language pathologist

3. Minimum of three-years teaching and student supervision experience at a University or college

4. Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders

5. Ability to develop and conduct an externally-funded research program

6. Administrative experience in a university setting

7. Familiarity with ASHA and CAA training program requirements

Additional Info

Contact Name : Dana Moser

Contact Address : 4301 W. Markham St., Slot #711, Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Email : DRMoser@uams.edu

Instructions : Application Process: To apply, applicants must submit the following materials: curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/contact information of three references. To do so, please go to https://jobs.uams.edu and find job requisition ID 2020-65404 or follow this link: https://external-uams.icims.com/jobs/65404/professor-associate-professor/job?hub=6. Please combine all documents together into one file and upload at the time of application.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit all documents by September 1, 2020. Application will be considered until the position is filled. For specific questions, please contact the chair of the committee, Dana Moser, at DRMoser@uams.edu.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Application Deadline : 9/1/2020

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