Assistant, Associate or Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Internal Number: 371926
Department Name: 7N620:Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) in the University of Kentucky's College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently accepting applications for an open rank, full-time (11-month), tenure-track faculty position. Rank, tenure status, and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. We invite you to become part of a dynamic group of individuals focused on being leaders in instruction, research, and service.
Primary duties for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, engaging in scholarly activity and participating in clinical activity. Additional duties include advising students and participating in service across the department, college, and university levels. The successful candidate will also assume an active role in the CHS Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program, a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional Ph.D. program with faculty and students from the disciplines of Athletic Training, Health and Clinical Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP).
Candidates should apply online at with a curriculum vita and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) . Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Judy Page, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FASHA, FNAP, by email to: email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date for this position is negotiable.
Applicants must value the University of Kentucky's mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. The University of Kentucky and the College of Health Sciences are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and ensuring all students, faculty, and staff operate in an environment of openness and acceptance. By providing training, support, resources and mentoring, we strive to foster a community in which individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. In your cover letter, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported these values. Please also convey the ways in which your work will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements: https://www.uky.edu/chs/inclusivity.
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.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders or a related area (strong ABD with established scholarly record will be considered with documentation),
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
ASHA clinical certification preferred
Qualified applicants must possess a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders or a related area (strong ABD with established scholarly record will be considered with documentation), with ASHA clinical certification preferred. Qualified applicants in all areas of CSD expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with clinical experience and expertise in aphasia or motor speech 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.