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Sias Chair in Speech Pathology - Associate/Full Professor

Sias Chair in Speech Pathology - Associate/Full Professor

Sias Chair in Speech Pathology - Associate/Full Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University (OSU, https://cdis.okstate.edu/) invites applications or nominations of highly qualified individuals for the Jeanette SIAS Endowed Chair in Speech Pathology. The Jeanette SIAS Chair was established to encourage excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in speech-language pathology. Appointment will be at the associate or full professor rank. Candidates should have a distinguished record of national/international scholarship, as well as a history of successful teaching and student mentoring, that will contribute to the strategic development of the department. Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: voice, fluency, and dysphagia. However, all candidates with a proven record of scholarship and teaching in the field will be considered. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The Jeanette SIAS Chair includes a competitive salary, an annual stipend for professional expenses and programming, and a reduced teaching load.

OSU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity (previously known as R1). The appointment is tied to the Stillwater campus, with a population of about 25,000 students. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has seven full-time academic faculty members, a clinical Assistant Professor, five full-time clinical supervisors, and a clinical coordinator. The department’s clinic operates year-round and serves over 300 clients for speech and language disorders who come from Stillwater and the surrounding area. Academic programs comprise an undergraduate B.S., a postbaccalaureate certificate, and a graduate M.S. The department has a diverse student body that includes about 250 undergraduate students and 55 graduate students.

OSU-Stillwater is the flagship campus of the OSU system. Stillwater is a pleasant city with a population close to 50,000. It is located in the north-central part of Oklahoma, approximately 70 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Stillwater public schools are rated among the best in Oklahoma and the city offers an affordable housing market.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by December 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The preferred start date is August 2020. Applicants should submit a letter addressing research and teaching interests and their potential contributions as SIAS Chair, a complete CV, and the names of 3-5 references via the Interfolio system at apply.interfolio.com/70084. Inquiries regarding this opening may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Farida Jalalzai (farida.jalalzai@okstate.edu).


Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.  For more information, visit https:///eeo.okstate.edu. This position is contingent upon availability of funds.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Farida Jalazai

Contact Email : farida.jalalzai@okstate.edu

Instructions : For full consideration, application materials must be received by December 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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