Department Name: 7N600:HEALTH SCIENCES - REHABILITATION SCIENCE
The Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) Division, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently accepting applications for a full-time (11-month), tenure-track faculty position. We invite you to seize the opportunity to become part of a dynamic group of faculty focused on being a national leader in research, instruction, and service. Primary duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and engaging in scholarly activity by maintaining an active research agenda and by seeking extramural funding. Additional duties include advising students and participating in service across the division, department, and college levels. Faculty will also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program, a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.
The CSD program has offered undergraduate and master's degrees in communication disorders for over 50 years. The qualified candidate will join an outstanding academic faculty devoted to teaching, research, clinical practice, and service. Our faculty is comprised of 11 certified, licensed SLPs, one certified and licensed audiologist and one speech scientist. All faculty are engaged in active clinical practice and research. The UK CSD program is home to two ASHA Honors recipients, six ASHA Fellows, four state DiCarlo recipients, one national DiCarlo winner and a past president of ASHA. Our faculty are funded at the state and national levels including funds from NIH and DOE. Our research portfolio is diverse and places a high value on translational and interdisciplinary science. The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College's state of the art teaching and clinical facilities, the UK Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, the UK Human Development Institute, advanced neonatal and child and adult neuroimaging capabilities, UK's Center for Clinical Translational Sciences, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a contiguous Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, our Human Performance Laboratory, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. The College of Health Sciences is home to state-of-the-art research laboratories (wet & dry) and maintains strong collaborative ties with colleagues across campus.
Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related area (mid-career professional preferred but will consider junior faculty with established scholarly records), CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Kentucky State Licensure. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants in all areas of expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with expertise in working with English Language Learners, individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and distance learning.
Candidates should apply with a curriculum vita, letter of interest and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Joseph C. Stemple, Ph.D. by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related area
Required Related Experience:
Mid-career professional preferred but will consider junior faculty with established scholarly records
Required License/Registration/Certification :
CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Kentucky State Licensure
Preference will be given to those with expertise in working with English Language Learners, individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Deaf and Hard of Hearing and distance learning
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.