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Assistant/Associate Professor, Communications Disorders

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description or Duties

The Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska Kearney (UNK) is recruiting a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate faculty member for our growing speech-language pathology program. All areas of speech-language pathology expertise will be considered. The Department values evidence-based and innovative academic and clinical instruction, community interaction, cross-discipline training, and culturally responsive practices. 

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will provide undergraduate and graduate students with engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities in both clinical and academic environments through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods; develop a line of research and seek extramural funding; advise students; and participate in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support the development and growth of the department and institution.


Required Qualifications:  

Applicants must possess a doctorate in Communication Disorders or a closely related field. Candidates must be ASHA certified (CCC-SLP), and licensed or eligible to be licensed as a speech-language pathologist in the State of Nebraska. 


Preferred Qualifications:   

Teaching, research, and service experience, rural community outreach expertise/interest, online teaching, and telepractice experience. Experience supervising students in either the academic or clinical environment.


HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date December 15, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Dr. Whitney Schneider-Cline at 308-865-8300 or    For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.


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