Search for University Jobs in Curriculum & Education

Job ID: 112206

Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
The University of Tennessee

Date Posted Sep. 12, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
University The University of Tennessee
Department Theory and Practice in Teacher Education
Application Deadline Until filled
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2019
  • Knoxville, TN
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Curriculum/Instruction
    Audiology/Speech Pathology

The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE) sits within the highly-ranked College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee. TPTE faculty members are characterized by high productivity, a strong commitment to educational excellence and equity, and commitment to the College’s goal of "enhancing quality of life through research, outreach, and practice."

TPTE is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach and conduct research in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech, language, or hearing), and coordinate the undergraduate students in their first three years of the Audiology and Speech Pathology major. This position would be affiliated with two departmental teams—the deaf focus team (consisting of American Sign Language (ASL), Deaf Education, and Educational Interpreting) and the Special Education team.

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee is seeking applications to fill tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The position begins January 1, 2019, or when the position is filled.

Required Qualifications
Required qualifications include: (1) an earned PhD or EdD in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech, language, or hearing) or a related field, or earned AUD or SLP-D with a strong research background; (2) an emerging record of published research; (3) knowledge of the ASHA and/or CEC Standards; (4) active participation with professional organizations at the state and/or national level; (5) experience in regard to cultural, linguistic, gender, and ethnic diversity; and (6) evidence of potential to teach undergraduate and graduate students in speech and language, special education, American Sign Language (ASL), and/or deaf education.
Desired Qualifications
Desired qualifications include: (1) a history of successfully teaching and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students; (2) fluency in ASL; (3) experience in the use of Canvas or other learning management systems, and application of technologies; (4) demonstrated record in creative activity/scholarship; (5) interest in the pursuit of external funding; and (6) CCC-SLP or CCC-AUD.

Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include: (1) providing service to the deaf focus and/or special education team within the department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education; (2) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in speech and language (birth through adolescence), special education, ASL, and/or deaf education (3) engaging in coordination of undergraduate students in their first three years of the Audiology and Speech Pathology major; (4) actively engaging in service/community outreach; (5) serving on graduate student committees; and (6) serving on departmental, college, and/or university committees.

This 9-month tenure track appointment is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process
Initial review of candidates will begin September 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Send electronically to the search chairs at (1) a letter of application (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of reference, and (4) a writing sample (e.g., manuscript or published article). Please include all application materials in the email and reference Communication Disorders Search in the subject line of the email. Note that applications sent via Indeed or other job sites other than the referenced application email will not be accepted.

Drs. Mari Beth Coleman and Kimberly Wolbers
Co-Chairs of Search Committee

  • E E O/A A Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

    Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), A.D.A. (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Gina Guinn
    Theory and Practice in Teacher Education
    The University of Tennessee
    The University of Tennessee
    A204 Bailey Education Complex
    Knoxville, TN 37996


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

Looking for a higher education job?