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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates seeking consideration must apply online at: (http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26834) and submit their materials electronically. Application materials include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae describing the candidate’s educational background, research, publications, work experience, and courses taught, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Please include contact information such as postal address, e-mail, and telephone numbers. In addition to the above materials, candidates may also include any other supporting documents such as manuscripts, publications, research plans, peer reviews of teaching, or teaching evaluations to help Search and Screen Committee members gain a better understanding of the candidate’s qualifications. To complete the application, candidates should forward official transcripts showing the candidate’s degrees and any remaining documents not uploaded online to the Search and Screen Committee chair. These materials can be sent to: Shelley K. Lund, Ph.D. Chair, Search and Screen Committee Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee P.O. Box 413 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1429 sklund@uwm.edu (414) 229-4945 In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2018. Applications received after January 7, 2018 may not receive consideration. Screening of candidates is ongoing and will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position. The names of those applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be withheld and the names of all finalists will be released upon request.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 00138521
Division B10 College of Health Sciences
Department B1070 COM SCI & DISORDERS
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100.00
Posting Type Faculty
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a Carnegie-designated R1 institution and a public urban university offering comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. UWM takes pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to academic excellence and diversity in its student body, faculty and staff. The 93-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s Upper East Side, one of the city’s most attractive residential areas on the shore of Lake Michigan, with easy proximity to major league sports, entertainment, culture, and dining.

The City of Milwaukee is a regional center for medical services and research, home to a number of hospitals as well as the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center. UWM maintains strong connections with community partners in medical research through the Clinical-Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and the Center for Aging and Translational Research, which provide opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is located within the College of Health Sciences, the largest such academic unit in the state. The department has a pre-professional undergraduate program, and a graduate program in speech-language pathology that is accredited by the Council for Academic Programs of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. We also participate in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Health Sciences in the College of Health Sciences. The Department strives to prepare excellent clinicians for both educational and medical settings, and to provide students with a basic foundation in scientific inquiry through participation in research and the integration of research into clinical practice.
http://uwm.edu/healthsciences/academics/communication-sciences-disorders/

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Job Summary

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is recruiting a tenure track assistant professor, to begin in the fall, 2018. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research in their area of expertise, directing student research, and advising graduate students (the position does not include clinical supervision). In addition, the successful candidate will teach courses in the pre-professional and professional programs, with possible areas to include motor speech disorders, voice disorders, speech science, phonetics, and counseling. Opportunities are available for interdisciplinary teaching and research.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a closely-related area. ABD applications accepted with degree completed by employment date.
• Evidence of scholarly publication.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
• Specialty in motor speech disorders, voice disorders, and/or speech science.
• Certificate of Clinical Competence (C.C.C.) in speech-language pathology.
• Potential for excellent teaching, as demonstrated by course evaluations or letters of recommendation.
• First or second author publications
• Potential for programmatic research, as demonstrated by research history and statement of research interests.
• Potential for intra/extramural grant generation, based on grant history and personal statement.

Application Instructions

Candidates seeking consideration must apply online at: (http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/26834) and submit their materials electronically.

Application materials include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae describing the candidate’s educational background, research, publications, work experience, and courses taught, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Please include contact information such as postal address, e-mail, and telephone numbers. In addition to the above materials, candidates may also include any other supporting documents such as manuscripts, publications, research plans, peer reviews of teaching, or teaching evaluations to help Search and Screen Committee members gain a better understanding of the candidate’s qualifications. To complete the application, candidates should forward official transcripts showing the candidate’s degrees and any remaining documents not uploaded online to the Search and Screen Committee chair. These materials can be sent to:

Shelley K. Lund, Ph.D.
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1429
sklund@uwm.edu
(414) 229-4945

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2018. Applications received after January 7, 2018 may not receive consideration. Screening of candidates is ongoing and will continue until a qualified candidate is chosen for this position. The names of those applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be withheld and the names of all finalists will be released upon request.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 01/08/2018
Position Contact Name Shelley Lund
Contact Phone 414-229-4945
Contact Email sklund@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2
  3. Other Document 3
  4. Research Interest

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