The University of North Texas is a Carnegie-designated Tier One Research University conveniently located in the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area, the economic and cultural hub of north-central Texas. Join the dynamic and collegial faculty of UNT’s Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) in the College of Health and Public Service (HPS), a department and college committed to professional excellence through active research and scholarly teaching in an environment that offers extensive opportunity and support for basic and applied research initiatives and collaborative efforts.
Beginning Fall 2017, the College of Health and Public Service offers a Ph.D. degree program in Health Services Research, which provides concentration areas in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology, Applied Gerontology and Rehabilitation Science. The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology also offers an ASHA-accredited M.S. degree program in Speech-Language Pathology, an ASHA-accredited Au.D. degree program in Audiology, and a B.S. degree program in Audiology/Speech-Language Pathology.
Full-time, tenure-track, nine-month position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning AY 2017-2018. Summer teaching is possible contingent upon departmental needs, faculty availability and funding.
Teach at the graduate and undergraduate level; conduct research in area of expertise; seek extramural funding; participate in scholarly, service, and clinical activities, as applicable.
Area of specialty
Communication sciences and disorders: child speech-language development and disorders
Candidate must hold an earned doctorate in communication sciences and disorders, or a related field.
The ideal candidate should have interests and expertise in child speech-language and language-literacy development and disorders. Sub-specialization in autism spectrum disorders is desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of research productivity and success in obtaining extramural funding. Preference will also be afforded to candidates with clinical certification: CCC-SLP and eligibility for Texas State Licensure.
As one of the nation’s largest universities, UNT is the choice of 37,000 students and offers 101 bachelor’s degree programs, 82 master’s degree programs, and 38 doctoral degree programs. By providing access, welcoming diversity and expanding collaborations with our many educational, research, health, business and community partners across the state, the nation and the globe, UNT’s faculty and staff work to prepare students for the challenges they will meet and the roles they will play in our changing world. Website: www.unt.edu
College of Health and Public Service. Website: hps.unt.edu
The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is located in a state-of-the-art building that fosters interaction among academic and clinical faculty. Established ties of its faculty with major clinical and educational organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, across the state, and nationally and internationally provide extensive opportunity for collaborative research efforts. Website: aslp.hps.unt.edu
The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area has an estimated population of 7.1 million people and provides innumerable cultural, sporting, educational and recreational opportunities, as well as access to high-quality healthcare. The University of North Texas (UNT) is situated in the northern portion of the DFW metropolitan area in the town of Denton—a quiet college town of 131,000 people that harbors the dynamic UNT campus. Denton bridges between urban and rural areas of north-central Texas, thus providing professional and lifestyle advantages associated with both urban and rural access. A modern train and public transportation network connects UNT/Denton and all areas within DFW, including the DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport.
Applicants must submit the following to the UNT Faculty Jobs website (https://facultyjobs.unt.edu/): 1) cover letter highlighting the applicant’s qualifications relative to the position; 2) curriculum vitae, to include research funding (if any); 3) narrative describing scholarly research; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) list of names, titles and contact information for three references; and 6) unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. (Official transcripts due upon hire.)
Review of applications will begin April 2, 2017 and will continue until search is closed.
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