The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Mississippi announces a 9-month tenure-track assistant professor position available beginning August of 2018. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related discipline, hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-SLP). Responsibilities include conducting research in area of expertise, teaching, and service. Applicants with research in adult neurogenic disorders or closely related area and applicants with a documented research record or promise of a strong research agenda and extramural funding in areas related to speech-language pathology will be considered. The University of Mississippi is a Carnegie Research-1 institution. The Department consists of a diverse and supportive faculty, and is housed in a productive research school, The School of Applied Sciences.
This is a 9-month, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor as determined by research/scholarly publication records, research grant procurement, and academic achievement.
In 2017, the University of Mississippi initiated Flagship Constellations, which are designed to bring together a wide range of faculty from across campus to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. If you’re interested in working with cross-disciplinary researchers to solve key, grand challenges this is an exceptional opportunity.
The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/benefits.html).
Applicants must possess a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology, or closely related field, hold a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCC-SLP), have documented research in adult neurogenic disorders or closely related area or a documented record or promise of a strong research agenda and extramural funding.
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About University of Mississippi
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 University 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 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students