The Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE) sits within the highly-ranked College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee. TPTE faculty members are characterized by high productivity, a strong commitment to educational excellence and equity, and commitment to the College’s goal of "enhancing quality of life through research, outreach, and practice."
TPTE is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty member to teach and conduct research in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech, language, or hearing), and coordinate the undergraduate students in their first three years of the Audiology and Speech Pathology major. This position would be affiliated with two departmental teams—the deaf focus team (consisting of American Sign Language (ASL), Deaf Education, and Educational Interpreting) and the Special Education team.
The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee is seeking applications to fill tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The position begins January 1, 2019, or when the position is filled.
Required qualifications include: (1) an earned PhD or EdD in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech, language, or hearing) or a related field, or earned AUD or SLP-D with a strong research background; (2) an emerging record of published research; (3) knowledge of the ASHA and/or CEC Standards; (4) active participation with professional organizations at the state and/or national level; (5) experience in regard to cultural, linguistic, gender, and ethnic diversity; and (6) evidence of potential to teach undergraduate and graduate students in speech and language, special education, American Sign Language (ASL), and/or deaf education.
Desired qualifications include: (1) a history of successfully teaching and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students; (2) fluency in ASL; (3) experience in the use of Canvas or other learning management systems, and application of technologies; (4) demonstrated record in creative activity/scholarship; (5) interest in the pursuit of external funding; and (6) CCC-SLP or CCC-AUD.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include: (1) providing service to the deaf focus and/or special education team within the department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education; (2) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in speech and language (birth through adolescence), special education, ASL, and/or deaf education (3) engaging in coordination of undergraduate students in their first three years of the Audiology and Speech Pathology major; (4) actively engaging in service/community outreach; (5) serving on graduate student committees; and (6) serving on departmental, college, and/or university committees.
This 9-month tenure track appointment is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Initial review of candidates will begin September 30, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Send electronically to the search chairs at firstname.lastname@example.org: (1) a letter of application (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of reference, and (4) a writing sample (e.g., manuscript or published article). Please include all application materials in the email and reference Communication Disorders Search in the subject line of the email. Note that applications sent via Indeed or other job sites other than the referenced application email will not be accepted.
Drs. Mari Beth Coleman and Kimberly Wolbers
Co-Chairs of Search Committee