The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) seeks to fill a tenure-track, open rank faculty position in Language Science. The position requires an active research program with current or clear potential for extramural funding, publications in peer-reviewed journals, and service within the UT Dallas and professional communities. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in Language Science and Speech-Language Pathology.
Candidates must have a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; or a related field (e.g., Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Psycholinguistics, and/or Engineering), and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences fall 2023. A doctoral research degree is required prior to joining and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates applying for assistant or associate professor appointments. Candidates seeking associate and full professor appointments will need to have experience and qualifications commensurate with those positions, and a well-established record of extramurally funded research and teaching. Clinical credentials or licensure are not required for this position.
The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing (SLH)
Successful candidates will contribute to and expand on existing SLH language research strengths in research facilities located at the Callier Center for Communication Disorders. The Callier Center houses state-of-the-art laboratory, clinical, and core facilities, and is home to UT Dallas's highly regarded Speech-Language Pathology program. The clinical facilities at the Callier Center provide more than 20,000 patient visits annually, including evaluation and treatment to over 4,000 children and adults; all patients are registered in a clinical research registry unless they opt-out. The Callier Clinical Research Center provides infrastructure that connects the research, clinical, and training arms of the Callier Center, including the registry.
Applicants with interests spanning the spectrum of basic, applied, and clinical research in language are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in bilingual language, bilingual language disorders, or bilingual language interventions for children or adults, and interest in collaboration across research centers. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level language science and speech-language pathology courses as well as doctoral seminars related to their area of expertise, will build an independent research program, and will leverage opportunities for vibrant interdisciplinary collaborations with the Center for Vital Longevity, Center for BrainHealth, Center for Children and Families, Texas Biomedical Device Center, Center for Advanced Pain Studies, UT Dallas Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering programs, and/or the UT Southwestern Medical Center. Clinical and translational research programs are facilitated by on-site state-of-the-art clinical programs and access to the UT Dallas Sammons BrainHealth Imaging Center.
UT Dallas is a Tier One Institution and the fastest growing university in Texas. It houses a dynamic and collaborative research community. The University offers competitive salaries and start-up packages.
Applicants should upload the following:
· cover letter and full curriculum vitae summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position, including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion; · statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments; · statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments; and · full contact information for at least three academic or professional references.
Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed on March 1, 2023. Priority will be given to completed applications received by November 15, 2022.
Please contact the Search Committee Chair for more information: Pamela Rollins: (972) 883-3153 | Rollins@UTDallas.edu
The University and Community
Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and educational activities.
UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. UT Dallas is a place where members of the community from all backgrounds are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged in their pursuit of excellence.
UT Dallas is consistently ranked among the “Best of the Best Colleges” for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and initiatives to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. “LilyPad” lactation facilities are located throughout campus. The University currently supports several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.
Minimum Education and Experience
An earned graduate degree appropriate to the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience
A PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; or a related field. Developed research plan with potential for funding.
A PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders or Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences with subsequent post-doctoral fellowship education; evidence of a dynamic and productive research program with current funding or clear potential for funding. Priority will be given to candidates with research focused on bilingual language, bilingual language disorders, or bilingual language interventions for children or adults. Clinical credentials in addition to research doctorate are preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence
Prepare and teach undergraduate and/or graduate classes
Contribute assessment information and data as requested
Mentor and/or advise undergraduate and/or graduate students
Establish and/or continue an independent line of research
Continue to expand professional influence in the academic discipline through research and/or publication
Engage in service within the academic unit, the university, and the profession as appropriate based on teaching and research constraints
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
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