Baylor University seeks applications for a Speech-Language Pathology (tenure track) faculty position in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, within the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
Date of Appointment:August 2019
Background: Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally-ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one and Carnegie research one institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris and Illuminate. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. Baylor University and faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seek a dynamic researcher and educator to fill this Assistant of Speech-Language Pathology beginning August 2019.
Responsibilities: The position entails responsibilities that include maintaining an active collaborative funded research agenda teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in residential and online programs, and engaging in departmental, university and professional service. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program with potential for extramural funding and engage in collaborative research endeavors. Applications will be accepted from candidates having interests in a broad range of areas, with preference toward those areas of speech sound disorders, language and literacy, autism spectrum disorders, and/or alternative and augmentative communication. The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Baylor University offers bachelors and masters degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and is CAA certified. A Ph.D. program is currently being developed as well as an online master’s program.
Salary and Review Date: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class research institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. To be fully considered, all application materials must be submitted by April 26, 2019.
Application: Your application should include a formal letter specifically addressing how you, the applicant, meet the listed qualifications and how your set of gifts, abilities, and experiences might contribute to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students consistent with Baylor’s Christian mission. Include a research statement and teaching statement that highlight your philosophy, goals, accomplishments, and future plans. In addition, include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and letters from three references. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability.
As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Qualifications:Qualifications include a commitment to excellence in research and teaching and a Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology or closely related area.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders and an active research agenda with strong potential for external funding. Candidates who have ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for Texas state license in Speech-Language Pathology will be preferred, as well as those candidates with online teaching experience.
Internal Number: F016884-2
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.