Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders - Tenure Track
Per faculty salary model
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at
https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998441.
Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the
applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the
position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts for
all awarded degrees; (4) teaching philosophy and (4) include on
faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a
minimum of three professional references.
If contacted for an interview, three (3) formal letters of
reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be
Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2023 and
continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date
for this appointment is August 2023. This is a 9-month
Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Carlotta Kimble,
Ph.D., CCC - SLP, Search Committee Chair, Communication Disorders
Program, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about the on-line application process contact Human
Resources at email@example.com> or (660)543-4255.
UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line
faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the
profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles
with attached documents will be accepted for this position.
The University of Central Missouri is an AA/ EEO / ADA employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and
people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Professional Faculty Hours
Open Until Filled
The Communication Disorders Program at the University of Central
Missouri ( UCM ) in Warrensburg invites applications for a 9-month,
tenure-track, assistant professor position beginning August 8,
2023. Responsibilities include (a) teaching 12 hours of
undergraduate/graduate courses per semester, including clinical
(teaching} supervision, (b) mentoring undergraduate and graduate
© discipline-based scholarship and ( d)
university/discipline service. Preferred area of expertise is
dysphagia and voice; however, the position is open for all areas of
emphasis for exceptional candidates. Previous university teaching
and practicum supervisory experience is desired.
Since 1871, the University of Central Missouri has been
transforming students into lifelong learners who are dedicated to
service. UCM is home to over 10,000 students who represent 43
states and 32 countries. UCM offers more than 150 programs of study
and 40+ graduate programs. Our graduates are in high demand with 95
percent finding employment or
continuing their education
within six months of earning their degree. Accredited by the Higher
Learning Commission, UCM is a state leader in program-specific
accreditations through national associations.
The UCM Communication Disorders program offers a Bachelor of
Science and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. The
program has held accreditation since 1969 from the Council on
Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
of the American Speech- Language-Hearing Association. Housed within
the program is the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders
( WSCCD ). The WSCCD provides student clinicians with on-campus
diagnostic and treatment experiences involving individuals across
the lifespan with a wide range of communication and/or swallowing
disorders at various levels of severity. On-campus clinical
training is supported by specialty clinics that feature
state-of-the-art materials, instruments, and facilities.
Additionally, on-campus clinical training is supplemented by a
variety of off-campus clinical opportunities.
Education & Formal Training
Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Formal training
Other Education & Formal Training
Doctoral degree in communication disorders and/or science, or
another advanced degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D) required.
Candidates must be eligible for Missouri licensure and hold the
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (
CCC - SLP ) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing- Association
for a minimum of 9-months prior to employment.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
- Preferred area of expertise is dysphagia and voice; however,
the position is open for all areas of emphasis for exceptional
- Preferred candidates will possess experience instructing and
mentoring student clinicians.
- Candidates must also possess attention to detail, communication
skills including oral, written, and nonverbal. Strong interpersonal
skills, the ability to develop positive working relationships with
people of all ages, and the ability to manage multiple concurrent
projects, meet deadlines and maintain confidentiality are
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written,
and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred,
Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple
concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions:
Ability to Keyboard
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to
acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
- Cover Letter
- Reference Letter 1
- Reference Letter 2
- Reference Letter 3