Assistant or Associate Professor, Communication Disorders

Position ID: 38485
Valdosta State University
Dewar College of Education & Human Services
Communication Sciences & Disorder & Special Education
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 
General Summary of Responsibilities

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Special Education in the Dewar College of Education and Human Services seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track, academic faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Responsibilities include teaching a combination of graduate, undergraduate and doctoral courses, mentoring candidates, and recruitment of students to the program. Organize, conduct, and publish scholarly investigations. Seek external funding, provide clinical supervision on and/or off campus, directing student research and conducting research, and performing other scholarly activities, serve on Departmental, College, and University committees as assigned. Service to the profession and community are expected.

For more information contact Dr. Myers-Jennings, Head, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, via email

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Speech/Languge Pathology or closely related field required by the appointment date; Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and eligibility for Georgia state license in speech-language pathology; a minimum of three years of service in public schools, Health Sciences, or teaching at the university level; demonstrated expertise in technology use and integration for teaching; and a demonstrated record of publication activity in peer reviewed journals. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship.
Candidates must have a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a clinical environment.

Research expertise in Communication Disorders, language, school age disorders, fluency.

Web-based teaching and course development experience.

Funded grant work or grant writing experience.

Experience in program coordination or administration.

Physical Requirements

Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.

Ability to communicate with or without reasonable accommodation

Standard Hours 40
Essential Duties of the Position

The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Engage in teaching, research, clinical and community service activities to advance the education and training of students enrolled in the SLP masters program and the eventual clinical doctoral program.

Percentage Of Time 60
Job Duty

Contribute to the general body of knowledge of the SLP profession through the scholarship of teaching, research, clinical practice, and continuing education.

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Duty

Contribute to the educational process and program development in accordance with the standards, principles and scope of practice set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Duty

Provide service to the program, college and university by participating in committee work as needed and assigned.

Percentage Of Time 10
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
Special Requirements: 
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and eligibility for Georgia state license in speech-language pathology
minimum of three years of service in public schools, Health Sciences, or teaching at the university level
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Dr. Myers-Jennings, Head,
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
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