Assistant Professor in the Department of Communicative Disorders
University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Position Description: 

The Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 1, 2019.  Preferred areas of research and teaching emphasis include: speech disorders including speech sound disorders and/or fluency; speech science; AAC; voice science and disorders; and dysphagia.

Responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and master's programs with the potential for doctoral level teaching.  Applicants should have a defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly activity including research presentations, publications and/or grants.  Successful candidates are expected to be willing to serve as a mentor to students, work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula, and be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations.  Active engagement in service to the department, college, university and profession is also expected.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate (PhD preferred) in communication sciences and disorders or a related field; CCC-SLP and eligibility for a Louisiana license in speech-language pathology.

We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including educational benefits for employee & eligible dependents. 

The Department of Communicative Disorders is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and offers an undergraduate degree, a MS in Speech Language Pathology, and a PhD in Applied Language and Speech Sciences.  The BA program currently has approximately 240 students, the MS program has 68 students, and the PhD program typically has between 20 -25 students.  There are currently 10 tenure-track faculty and 6 full-time clinical supervisors in the department.  You may read more about the department at http://speechandlanguage.louisiana.edu.  Information about the University is available at http://louisiana.edu and the College at https://liberalarts.louisiana.edu/.  Located in the heart of Louisiana's Acadian-Creole region, Lafayette is a culturally vibrant community of over 126,000 people and serves as the financial, retail, and medical center for South Central Louisiana.  It is also the hub of numerous music and cultural festivals and celebrations.

How to Apply: 

To apply, please use this link: https://louisiana.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=626 or visit the UL Lafayette HR website to search for req626.  Please complete the online application and attach required documents which include:

  • Cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications and research interests
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Names and emails of a minimum of three references. The search committee will contact these references for letters of recommendation.
The initial review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  For full consideration applications should be received by February 15, 2019.  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants may contact Anthony P. Salvatore at [email protected] with questions about the position.