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Texas Woman's University

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology


Texas Woman’s University – Denton Campus


Department: Communication Sciences and Oral Health


Title:  Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) - Speech-Language Pathology


Job Code:  IRC30931


Date Closed:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.



Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, clinical interests and research agenda, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number IRC30931.


The Department

The Department of Communication Sciences and Oral Health offers undergraduate degrees in Communication Sciences and Dental Hygiene, an online master’s degree in Education of the Deaf, and a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. We also offer post-baccalaureate certificates in Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf and Hard of Hearing (proposed) as well as emphasis areas for the MS and PhD in Health Studies and the PhD in Special Education. Housed in the College of Health Sciences, the department has 26 full-time tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty members who work together to support the missions of the programs, department, and university. Our faculty members are engaged in a variety of research and teaching efforts, and they provide clinical supervision in our three clinics (the Dental Hygiene Clinic and Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic on the Denton campus and the Stroke Center on the Dallas campus).

The Position

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Professor include teaching graduate SLP and undergraduate Communication Sciences academic courses, preferably in the area of child speech/language and/or augmentative communication, although other areas of specialty will be considered; supervising students enrolled in clinical practicum; conducting programmatic research; and providing professional service. Our CAA-accredited SLP master’s program has both a traditional, on-campus venue and a well-established distance education venue. Faculty teach undergraduate courses on the Denton campus and evening graduate courses either in Denton or Dallas. Distance SLP courses are transmitted via live videoconferencing technology to students across the state and can be taught from either campus or from the receiving locations.

Qualified applicants will hold an earned research doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology, or a related area; be ASHA-certified; and be licensed (or eligible to become licensed) as a speech-language pathologist in Texas. Preference will be given to those who are bilingual, Spanish speaking, and with clinical supervisory experience.



Texas Woman’s University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation’s largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU has a student body of over 15,000 and operates three campuses:  Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth. This metroplex, the nation’s fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at


Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. TWU is a "Tobacco Free Campus."

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, genetic information or against qualified disabled persons.

Individuals may qualify for a Veteran’s Employment Preference or a Former Foster Youth Employment Preference at Texas Woman’s University over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification. If you believe you may qualify, click here for more information and instructions on how to claim an employment preference for this position:


Additional Info

Contact Name : Erika Armstrong, PhD, Department Chair

Contact Address : P.O. Box 425737
Denton, TX 76204

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 940-898-2474

Instructions : Submit required documentation by email to using job code number IRC30931.

Application Deadline : 3/31/2020

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