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Communication Sciences and Disorders: Assistant or Associate Professor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Job ID: #17287
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Communication Sciences and Disorders: Assistant or Associate Professor

A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor is available in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Education and Human Sciences.  The department seeks a dynamic candidate with a strong interest in the academic and clinical instruction of undergraduate and master’s students in our CAA accredited program in speech-language pathology who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program.  This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2022/2023 academic year, August 23, 2022. Summer employment is possible. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field is required. ABD considered but completion of the doctorate will be required by June 1, 2023. CCC-SLP/CCC-A is required. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and those interested in our mission to enhance ethnic and cultural awareness and diversity are encouraged to apply.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior university teaching and online teaching experience will be considered assets, as will expertise in any of the following areas or combination of areas: motor speech disorders, voice/resonance disorders, dysphagia, medical speech-language pathology, and/or aspects of cognitive, communication, and social changes in the aging population. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: Teach courses in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders based on program needs and in accordance with specialization; provide academic advising to students as assigned, participate in scholarly activity, student research, and professional mentoring, and engagement in service to the department, college, university, and community.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders consists of eight faculty, four clinical instructional faculty, five adjunct clinical instructors, approximately 260 undergraduate majors, and approximately 100 master’s students in residential and online programs. The department also has an active speech, language, and hearing clinic including 16 treatment rooms with remote observation capabilities, as well as numerous community collaborations for service delivery. The department has a robust scholarship of teaching and learning culture and was the 2019 UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award recipient.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Communication Sciences and Disorders: Assistant or Associate Professor position (Job ID # 17287) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Dr. Tom Sather, Search Committee Chair;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).