Department of Communication Science and Disorders School of Health Professions University of Missouri Assistant Professor Speech-Language Pathology
The Department of Communication Science & Disorders in the School of Health Professions at University of Missouri, invites applications for a 9-month or 12-month, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall Semester 2017. Specialization in child language disorders is desirable, but all areas will be given full consideration. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to conduct an independent research program and to secure grant funding. CCC-SLP preferred. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching (BHS, MHS, PhD levels), programmatic research, and research mentorship.
The University of Missouri is an AAU, Carnegie RU/VH Research University. Our faculty have access to a range of research centers and institutes, including the University's Child Development Lab (http://cdl.missouri.edu/), Brain Imaging Center (http://bic.missouri.edu/), Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (https://thompsoncenter.missouri.edu/), School of Medicine's Stroke Registry (http://medicine.missouri.edu/pmr/stroke-registry.html), and Center for English Language Learning (https://cellmu.missouri.edu/).
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The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application materials for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php.
Applications should be submitted using the online application. Be prepared to upload a cover letter, a list of three references with contact information and CV.
For additional information regarding the position, applicants should contact Dr. Stacy Wagovich, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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