Department Name: 7N600:HEALTH SCIENCES - REHABILITATION SCIENCE
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD), 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 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. Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related area (senior or 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 experience in voice, fluency, and/or cleft palate/craniofacial disorders. Applicants should have demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people.
Candidates should apply online with a curriculum vita, letter of interest, and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Richard Andreatta, Ph.D. by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The CSD program has offered undergraduate and master's degrees in communication sciences and 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 and 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, eight 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 College of Health Sciences is home to a variety of state-of-the-art research laboratories (wet & dry) and maintains strong collaborative ties with colleagues across campus. The qualified candidate will have access to several significant resources including the College's state-of-the-art teaching and clinical facilities, the UK Voice and Swallow Clinic, the CSD Laryngeal and Speech Dynamics Lab, the UK Child Development Center of the Bluegrass, the UK Human Development Institute, the UK MRISC Neuroimaging Center, the UK's Center for Clinical Translational Sciences, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a contiguous Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, the College of Dentistry, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute.
Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees. Visit the University’s website and see for yourself what makes UK the perfect place to work.
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 experience in voice, fluency, and/or cleft palate/craniofacial disorders
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.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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.