The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is recruiting a tenure-track assistant professor to begin in fall 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research in their area of expertise, directing student research, and advising graduate students (the position does not include clinical supervision). In addition, the successful candidate will teach courses in the pre-professional and professional programs, with possible areas to include motor speech disorders, voice disorders, speech science, phonetics, and counseling. Opportunities are available for interdisciplinary teaching and research.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates seeking consideration must apply online at: (http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26834) and submit their materials electronically. Application materials include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae describing the candidate’s educational background, research, publications, work experience, and courses taught, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Please include contact information such as postal address, e-mail, and telephone numbers. In addition to the above materials, candidates may also include any other supporting documents such as manuscripts, publications, research plans, peer reviews of teaching, or teaching evaluations to help Search and Screen Committee members gain a better understanding of the candidate’s qualifications. To complete the application, candidates should forward official transcripts showing the candidate’s degrees and any remaining documents not uploaded online to the Search and Screen Committee chair. These materials can be sent to:
Shelley K. Lund, Ph.D. Chair, Search and Screen Committee Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee P.O. Box 413 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1429
Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a closely-related area. ABD applications accepted with degree completed by employment date.
Evidence of scholarly publication.
Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Specialty in motor speech disorders, voice disorders, and/or speech science.
Certificate of Clinical Competence (C.C.C.) in speech-language pathology.
Potential for excellent teaching, as demonstrated by course evaluations or letters of recommendation.
First or second author publications
Potential for programmatic research, as demonstrated by research history and statement of research interests.
Potential for intra/extramural grant generation, based on grant history and personal statement.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a Carnegie-designated R1 institution and a public urban university offering comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UWM takes pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to academic excellence and diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff. The 93-acre campus i...s located on Milwaukee’s Upper East Side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas on the shore of Lake Michigan, with easy proximity to major league sports, entertainment, culture, and dining. The City of Milwaukee is a regional center for medical services and research, home to a number of hospitals as well as the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center. UWM maintains strong connections with community partners in medical research through the Clinical-Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and the Center for Aging and Translational Research, which provide opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located within the College of Health Sciences, the largest such academic unit in the state. The department has a pre-professional undergraduate program and a graduate program in speech-language pathology that is accredited by the Council for Academic Programs of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. We also participate in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Health Sciences in the College of Health Sciences. The Department strives to prepare excellent clinicians for both educational and medical settings and to provide students with a basic foundation in scientific inquiry through participation in research and the integration of research into clinical practice. For More information, please seehttp://uwm.edu/healthsciences/academics/communication-sciences-disorders/
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.