The School of Applied Sciences, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at The University of Mississippi is seeking applications for Chair of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled or until and adequate applicant pool is established. Applicants should upload a letter of application, transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information of three professional references.
The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.
The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology or related field.
This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position at the rank of associate or full professor as determined by the research/scholarly publication records, research grant procurements and academic achievements. Evidence of academic administrative experience, research/scholarly achievements, engaged/ongoing research, experience and accomplishments obtaining and administering extramurally-funded research grants and an excellent teaching record is required.
Reporting to the Dean of the School of Applied Sciences, the primary responsibility will include providing leadership and visionary direction to the academic department, research units and speech and hearing clinic and labs. Additional responsibilities include personnel administration, budgeting, planning, accreditation, assessment, development/fundraising, sponsored program activities, agency outreach, alumni relations, enhancing scholarly activities within the department, fostering positive/collegial relationships and other duties as assigned.
About University of Mississippi - School of Applied Sciences
The University of Mississippi is located in Oxford, MS, and is approximately 80 miles south of Memphis, TN. Oxford currently has a population of about 19,000 residents and is noted as one of the top six college towns in the U.S. (USA Today) and one of the top 100 small towns. There are more than 18,000 students enrolled. The University includes nine schools at the Oxford campus, five at The Uni...versity of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS, an Advanced Education Center in Tupelo, MS and the Desoto County Center in Southaven, MS. Mississippi's only pharmacy school is located on the University's main campus in Oxford. The School of Pharmacy conducts research relevant to Communication Sciences and Disorders through its Center for Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management and the National Center for Natural Products Research.
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.