Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders
University of Kansas
Location: Lawrence, Kansas
Type: Full Time
Professors in Education for Bilingual Education and ELLs
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders The University of Kansas seeks an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders to begin August 18, 2023. This position is a full-time, academic-year appointment. All and intersecting areas of expertise into basic and applied aspects of communication sciences and disorders will be considered, including but not limited to speech and or language science, disorders, and development across the lifespan in monolingual, bilingual, multilingual, and or culturally/linguistically diverse populations. The successful candidate will conduct research leading to publications and external funding; teach courses and mentor students in their specialty; perform academic advising responsibilities; and engage in departmental, College, University, and national service. The University of Kansas is the state’s flagship university, an R-1 institution and one of just 66 invited members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Our university consistently earns high rankings for academics and recognition as a premier research university (engaging in $275 million of externally funded research annually). KU has 21 programs ranked in the U.S. News & World Report top 25 among public universities, including #1 rankings for graduate programs in public administration and special education, and top 10 rankings for graduate programs in speech, language, and hearing. KU has 65 ranked graduate programs and is ranked 24th in best value among public institutions in 2022. KU offers 5,000 courses, 400 degree and certificate programs, and more than 200 fields of study. The University values global engagement with more than 150 programs of international study and cooperative research and offers more than 130 study abroad programs. Current enrollment is 28,500 (19,000 undergraduate), with students drawn from 110 nations and all 50 states, 20.6% of KU students are members of minoritized groups.
For complete information and to apply go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/23575BR. Applicants should submit the following items: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research agenda; (4) teaching philosophy statement; and (5) names, email addresses, and full contact information for at least three professional references. In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less: Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). Applicants are also encouraged to include how they have contributed to building a culture of inclusivity through DEIB initiatives within the required application materials listed above. Application review will begin November 21, 2022 and will remain open until the position is filled. For questions, please contact Search Committee Chair, Prof. Raúl Rojas at email@example.com. The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Associate Vice Chancellor for the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX, firstname.lastname@example.org, Room 1082, Dole Human Development Center, 1000 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS
Communication is central to human behavior, and the treatment of communication disorders requires specialized knowledge and skills.
The Department of Speech Language Hearing and the Inter campus Program in Communication Disorders represents one of the country’s premier research and training programs in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, consistently ranked as a top program by U.S. News and World Report.
Beginning with the undergraduate experience, you'll find stimulating coursework, clinical observation and a variety of hands-on laboratory projects. The SPLH undergraduate degree prepares students for graduate study as well as for careers in a range of fields related to communication disorders including neuroscience, medicine and related health professions, education and assistive technology.
At the graduate level, a two-year master’s curriculum prepares future clinicians for practice as speech-language pathologists. An accelerated MA-SLP program combines undergraduate and graduate requirements within a five-year program. At the doctoral level, we offer a two-year doctor of Speech Language Pathology degree, a four-year Doctorate of Audiology degree and Doctor of Philosophy ...degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Our programs are accredited by the American Speech Language Hearing Association and the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Science and Disorders.At KU, world-class academic and clinical faculty integrate expertise among a diverse range of content areas in state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities to provide you with a comprehensive and rewarding educational experience, and a gateway into your future.