Associate Professor or Full Professor

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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Associate or Full Professor – Tenure Track

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Vermont is seeking a dynamic and committed academic faculty member. This is a 1.0 FTE, 9-month position beginning on August 24, 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter), with an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. Salary will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications.

Primary responsibilities include continuing a program of their own research in which students can learn to conduct research and apply for funding. In addition, the individual would teach courses in their area of specialization. There is also the opportunity to direct our nascent multi-disciplinary Ph.D. program in Human Functioning and Rehabilitation, for which appropriate course load reduction would be provided. Clinical supervision is an option, though not a requirement. Areas of interest may include Fluency Disorders, Speech Science, Literacy/Specific Language Impairment or related fields.

Ph.D. or Ed.D. in speech-language pathology or closely related field
Established program of research, including grant funding
Experience mentoring Ph.D. students
Evidence of ability to work independently and cooperatively within and across departments (interprofessional collaboration)
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) is desirable but not mandatory.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) ( is part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS). It is located in the heart of the main campus in a spacious building containing offices, classroom, research laboratories, and an in-house clinic. CSD faculty participate in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program (, collaborate with the Neuroscience graduate program (, the Psychological Sciences department (, programs in the College of Medicine (COM) (, as well as the College of Education ( In collaboration with the College of Medicine, CNHS has developed a state-of-the-art clinical simulation laboratory ( for students to learn skills crucial for working with a clinical population. For an overview of department members and activities, see the Department’s website and Facebook page ( The UVM Interprofessional Education and Practice pages are:

Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is a major research university recently ranked among the “10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions”. It is located in Burlington, the state’s largest city, which is consistently ranked highly nationwide for “outside activities, arts & entertainment, safety, and overall quality of life.” We enjoy a progressive economy, excellent school systems, a dynamic and stimulating cultural scene, and a vibrant and diverse social life. UVM overlooks beautiful Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains and is 30 min. from major ski areas, 1.5 hrs. from Montréal, and 3.5 hrs. from Boston. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders thrive in a stimulating academic environment including an academic health center (including the largest hospital in VT).

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Prospective candidates should apply online at and search for position #003474. Attach a curriculum vitae with links to recent publications, a cover letter detailing areas of expertise and professional goals, including teaching and research philosophies, particularly in working with Ph.D. students and promoting diversity and cultural competence. Candidates should also list three references who could be contacted for a recommendation. The position will remain open until filled. For additional information please contact:

Barry Guitar, Search Committee Chair Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Email: University of Vermont
Phone: (802) 656-0207 (cell = 802-355-3787) 489 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05405

Job Open Date 09/27/2017
Job Close Date
Category Academic/Faculty, Allied Health
Job Type Tenure-Track

Position Information

Posting Number F920PO
Department Communication Sciences/52120
Advertising/Posting Title Associate Professor or Full Professor
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 003474
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term (months) 9

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents