The Department of Communication Science and Disorders at The University of Texas at Austin has a 9-month, tenure-track assistant professor position available beginning August 2011. Preferred area of expertise is adult communication disorders with special focus on acquired language disorders and adult language literacy. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Communication Science & Disorders or a related field. A Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology is preferred. The successful candidate will conduct research in adult acquired language disorders, seek funding in support of their research program, teach academic courses related to adult language disorders and language literacy for majors and nonmajors in communication on campus and via distance education, direct student research, engage in professional service and serve on department, college and university committees. The Department of Communication Science and Disorders has 16 full-time faculty, 250 undergraduate students and more than 100 graduate students.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application (including research and teaching interests), curriculum vitae, and the names of three references including contact information to: Thomas P. Marquardt, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Science and Disorders, 1 University Station, Austin, Texas 78712-1089. For more information about the College and Department, visit our website at: http://csd.utexas.edu/. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled. The College of Communication is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives.