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.
Position: Endowed Goodpasture Chair of Speech-Language Pathology in Communication Sciences & Disorders (Associate/Full Professor Level).
Date of Appointment: August, 2020
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 research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris. (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/) and Illuminate (www.baylor.edu/illuminate/). As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Baylor University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and is CAA certified. A proposal to begin a Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences & Disorders is currently under review. Baylor University and faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seek an outstanding researcher and educator to fill this Endowed Chair of Speech-Language Pathology position beginning August 2020.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of this position include maintaining an active, collaborative research agenda with high likelihood of potential for extramural funding, teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in our residential or online programs, and engaging in departmental, university, and professional service.
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 December 15, 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 contact information for three professional references. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required.
Questions concerning the search may be directed to Dr. Diane Loeb, Search Committee Chair.
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. Candidates should have a distinguished record of national/international scholarship and a history of successful teaching and student mentoring. Candidates with all areas of expertise are encouraged to apply. Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor Rank.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders and an active research agenda with current or recent history of external funding. ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for Texas state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology are preferred.
Internal Number: 71361
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.