Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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." Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris.


We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.


Tracking ID#: F012037and F012038

POSITION: Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology is a non-tenure track appointment in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Two positions are available.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements include an earned master’s degree (by the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester) in speech-language pathology, the ability to teach introductory courses in communication sciences and disorders, and a strong commitment to supervising and mentoring CSD graduate students. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification is required, as well as eligibility for Texas state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. The preferred candidate will have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Speech and Language disorders with an emphasis in voice, dysphagia, and language and literacy. The candidate should have a record of academic experience and scholarship that merits the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in speech language pathology, mentor students; assist with the coordination and facilitation of professional development opportunities and experiences, provide service to the department, university, and professional communities, and collaborate with clinical and research partnerships - within the University, medical community and/or public/private sectors - for enhancing teaching, professional research and service activities.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals will be considered. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: he credential package should include a formal letter of application specifically addressing how you, the applicant, meet each of the listed qualifications; your teaching philosophy; and how your set of gifts, abilities and experiences might contribute to developing graduate students. In addition, include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, contact information for three references who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required. Send to:

Dr. Michaela J. Ritter, Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97332
Waco, Texas 76798-7332
Phone: (254) 710-4745

Materials may be submitted electronically to: Michaela_Ritter@Baylor.edu.


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