Department of Communication Science and Disorders
School of Health Professions
University of Missouri
Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor): Speech-Language Pathology
The Department of Communication Science & Disorders in the School of Health Professions at University of Missouri, invites applications for a 12-month, tenure/tenure-track appointment beginning Fall Semester 2017. Specialization in child language disorders is desirable, but all areas will be given full consideration. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to conduct an independent research program and to secure grant funding. CCC-SLP preferred. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching (BHS, MHS, PhD levels), programmatic research, and research mentorship.
The University of Missouri is an AAU, Carnegie RU/VH Research University. Our faculty have access to a range of research centers and institutes, including the University's Child Development Lab (http://cdl.missouri.edu/), Brain Imaging Center (http://bic.missouri.edu/), Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (https://thompsoncenter.missouri.edu/), School of Medicine's Stroke Registry (http://medicine.missouri.edu/pmr/stroke-registry.html), and Center for English Language Learning (https://cellmu.missouri.edu/).
The University of Missouri is located in Columbia, a mid-size city consistently ranked high in surveys of livability. Columbia is a dynamic college town with an active arts scene, athletics, and a large network of hiking and biking trails. Recent recognition includes listings in Obrella's Best Commuter Cities, Best Small Places for Business and Careers, Best-Performing Cities, Best College Towns, Best Boomer Towns, Forbes Best Places to Retire, and Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs. Housing is affordable and the city has excellent schools. Located a short drive from St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia offers small town convenience and warmth as well as big-city sophistication and amenities. Discover more about Columbia at http://www.como.gov/.
The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application materials for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php.