Assistant Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Wisconsin, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

This is a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF).  The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, clinical supervision of graduate students, research, and service.



  • Teaching: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses.  Expertise required in at least one of the areas of adult neurogenic language and cognitive disorders, adult motor speech disorders, dysphagia, AAC, and/or voice and resonance disorders.  
  • Supervision: Supervise graduate student clinicians providing speech-language pathology services in the University Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. 
  • Research: Ability to conduct research and other scholarly endeavors including securing of external grants.  There is opportunity to direct graduate and undergraduate student research. 
  • Service: Involvement in university/college/departmental/community service.  Undergraduate student advising and committee service is expected.  
  • The successful candidate will maintain a standard of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service as outlined in the UWRF Faculty and Staff Handbook.


  • Earned doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or in a closely related field is required.  ABD with confirmed completion date within one academic year of start will be considered.
  •  Expertise in at least one of the following areas: 
    •  Adult Neurogenic Language and Cognitive Disorders
    • Adult motor speech disorders
    •  Dysphagia
    • AAC
    • Voice and Resonance Disorders


  • CCC-SLP required and must be maintained during employment.  
        Consideration given to candidates currently finishing their CF. 
  • Wisconsin SLP licensure or eligibility required and must be maintained during employment.


  • Expertise in adult neurogenic language and cognitive disorders
  • Clinical supervision experience
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.  Applicants are required to provide: 

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
  • Names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation (references) 

Inquiries should be addressed to:  Sheri Stronach Assistant Professor and Search Chair    Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by November 7, 2021.  

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A Total Compensation (Wage plus Benefits) Estimator is available at:   EEO/AA STATEMENT UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.    Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.     For more information, please view the posting at:  

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