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Assistant Professor-Communication Science & Disorders-Two positions available

University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR 72032
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Posting Number F0432019
Working Title Assistant Professor-Communication Science & Disorders-Two positions available
Department Org 348000 - Dept of Comm Science & Disorders
Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is a 9 month tenure track appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities in this speech-language pathology only department include teaching undergraduate and graduate students; development of dynamic research program; clinical supervision of masters students; and service to the department and university. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Preference will be given to individuals with teaching/research interests in the areas of AAC, adult neurogenic language disorders, cognitive disorders, pediatric feeding and swallowing, craniofacial disorders, voice, or speech-sound disorders. Other areas of expertise will be considered for outstanding candidates.

Required Education and/or Experience

PhD or EdD (ABD considered) in speech-language pathology/speech and hearing sciences/communication sciences and disorders or closely related field.

Preferred Education and/or Experience
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)

CCC-SLP and eligibility for Arkansas licensure.

University, Campus, and Community Description

Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty. UCA is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 65,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.

Desired start date 08/16/2020
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Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date 08/20/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019; position open until filled. Apply via the university online employment at https://jobs.uca.edu, submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references with contact information.

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