Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Posted: 02/16/2021

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, starting August 2021. Primary teaching and clinical responsibilities will be in the area of speech-language pathology, with preference given to voice disorders, neuroscience and neurogenic disorders, speech science, and phonetics. Position expectations include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in the applicant's area of specialization, clinical supervision, scholarly research activities, student advising and mentoring, and service to the department and university. Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and experience.
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality education, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. We have a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. As we advance our work to become an equity-oriented institution and realize our vision, we seek to elevate the diversity of our faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges and to build an inclusive teaching and learning environment. Equity vision hires will be supported by faculty on campus who are working to reimagine our curriculum and pedagogy and to build equitable practices for tenure and promotion; policy review, development and implementation; and student retention, persistence, and success. They will be welcomed to join these efforts.
UNI’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders currently has nine full-time doctoral level faculty and several full-and part-time clinical instructors. The department typically houses approximately 200 undergraduate communication disorders majors and 100 graduate students in speech-language pathology. Additional information available at
The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college.  The University’s attractive size of approximately 10,000 students allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a larger university, all while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus of 940 acres in Cedar Falls. U.S. News & World Report has recognized UNI as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" for the past 21 years. 
The metropolitan community of Cedar Falls/Waterloo has a combined population of nearly 110,000 residents. The Cedar Valley offers a pleasant residential setting with a strong and growing industrial base. There are many reasons why people choose to live, learn, work, and play in the Cedar Valley. There are more than 110 miles of trails to explore, unique dining experiences, a symphony, hockey and baseball teams, playhouses, and annual citywide festivals and celebrations to show UNI students how much Cedar Falls/Waterloo appreciates the bond between the cities and the university.
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology. ABDs with evidence of degree completion by time of appointment will be considered.
Required qualifications include CCC-SLP credential and must be eligible for an Iowa license in speech-language pathology.
Preference will be given to candidates with specialization in voice disorders, neuroscience and neurogenic disorders, speech science, and phonetics.
Applications received by March 29, 2021 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Todd Bohnenkamp at 319-273-3709 or Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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Type of Employment: Full-Time

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