Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The School of Health Professions at UT Health- San Antonio is seeking to fill a faculty position to support the Master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology with medical concentration.


Assistant or Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology (12-month, tenure-track).

Date of Appointment:



UT Health San Antonio is one of the country’s leading biomedical research universities, offering a broad range of academic programs and ample opportunities for collaborative research across many fields, including neuroscience, cancer, aging, diabetes, metabolic disorders, infectious diseases, and population health. The University is comprised of five schools: Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Health Professions. The campus also hosts several renowned research and clinical institutes and centers.

The School of Health Professions at UT Health- San Antonio offers the Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology (MS- SLP) that is grounded on the integration of academic coursework and clinical experience with an emphasis in medical speech-language pathology. The vision of the two-year (5 semesters) program is to train and educate future medical speech-language pathologists to be exceptional critical thinkers, research-driven clinicians using the best practices, and strong leaders in the diverse communities they serve. The program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and has received candidacy for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Please visit https://www.uthscsa.edu/academics/health-professions/programs/master-speech-language-pathology for additional information.


Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP), eligibility for speech-language pathology license in Texas, and a record of research and scholarship. Candidates are expected to have one or more specialties related to the adult medical population: head and neck cancer, voice disorders, dysphagia, dementia, aphasia.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with one or more desired specialties, an established record of peer-reviewed publications and research grant funding, and prior experience in teaching at the university level.


The position entails responsibilities that include teaching at graduate level courses in the area of expertise, establishing or continuing a program of extramurally-funded clinical research, directing student research, and providing service to the department, college, and community.


Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with professional experience and qualifications.

Review Date:

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Applicants must submit the following materials through the UT Health Careers portal (https://uthscsa.referrals.selectminds.com/faculty/jobs/assistant-professor-1951): (1) curriculum vitae including research funding (if any), (2) a cover letter highlighting the applicant’s qualifications for the position, (3) a narrative describing research accomplishments and future goals as well as teaching interests and experience, and (4) contact information of three references. Official graduate and undergraduate transcripts are due upon hire.

Contact Information:

Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Fang-Ling Lu, Interim Chair and Program Director, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Email: luf@uthscsa.edu | Phone: (210) 450-8291.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Fang-Ling Lu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Interim Chair and Program Director

Contact Address : Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders<br />University of Texas Health at San Antonio<br />7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail code 7710<br />San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

Contact Email : Luf@uthscsa.edu

Contact Phone : 210.450.8291

Application Deadline : 12/31/2019

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