Samford University - Assistant/Associate Professor

Samford University - Assistant/Associate Professor

Samford University - Assistant/Associate Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Samford University’s School of Health Professions invites applicants interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Speech Language Pathology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. This tenure-track faculty position is a 12-month appointment and will begin in summer or fall of 2019.

Qualified candidates will be graduates from a regionally accredited university and must hold an Ed.D. or Ph.D. in speech language pathology or speech and hearing science. Candidates must also hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists and be eligible for licensure in the state of Alabama. Preferred applicants will have prior experience teaching in an accredited MS SLP program and who have an active research interest. Candidates should have current knowledge of clinical teaching models, well-defined computer literacy skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and dedication to the success of the department, faculty, and student body as evidenced by a collegial and positive demeanor. Candidates should also have an interest in at least two of the following areas: research methods, speech and hearing science, adult speech disorders, dysphagia, and voice. A commitment to academic excellence and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues is expected.

Academic rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications, clinical experiences, previous academic teaching experiences, and scholarship accomplishments.

The College of Health Sciences is a new and innovative initiative for Samford University. The College includes four schools: Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, School of Health Professions and School of Public Health. The college offers multiple degree programs and majors within the health sciences with an inter-professional education focus that reflects today’s team approach to health care delivery and professional practice. The College affords faculty special opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Samford University ( is the largest privately supported and fully accredited institution for higher learning in Alabama. Located in suburban Birmingham, the university was founded in 1841 and has 366 full time faculty and more than 5,500 students. Samford is ranked 3rd in the South among regional universities by U.S. News & World Report and has been nationally recognized for academics, affordability and value by a number of prestigious publications and rankings. The university is dedicated to the promotion of rigorous academic inquiry in a Christian setting. The university offers competitive salaries with a generous benefits package.

Review of applications will begin May 14, 2019 and will continue until at least through July 31, 2019. Please submit a letter of application, vita, names of three professional references, application for faculty position, and faculty applicant Christian mission statement.

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ATTN: Speech Language Pathology Faculty Search
Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Institution that complies with applicable law prohibiting discrimination in its educational and employment policies and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or national or ethnic origin.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Margaret L. Johnson

Contact Address : 800 Lakeshore Drive, CHS, Building 2, Office 2133, Birmingham, AL. 35229

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 205-726-4461

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