Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810783

Position Summary: The Department of Communicative Disorders at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding scholar for an associate or full professor with expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition to excellence in teaching and service, the successful candidate will have an active and productive program of research.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communicative Disorders or a related discipline and a record of academic achievement that demonstrates ability to secure external funding. The candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses and contribute to departmental service. The Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association accredits the Department of Communicative Disorders' SLP program. The Communicative Disorders Department has seven full-time faculty, 60 graduate students, and 400 undergraduate students. This position is part of a multi-disciplinary cluster hire in collaboration with the Departments of Special Education and Multiple Abilities and Psychology. The goal is to identify renowned autism researchers in each of the three disciplines. They would be expected to synergize their work to build a strong collaborative autism research program, engage the community, and build a strong basis of extramural funding. This cluster hire is part of the University of Alabama's initiative to raise its level of research productivity. Hires will be expected to contribute to the newly established Alabama Life Research Institute.

Special Instructions: To apply, go to and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Send three letters of recommendation directly to the Autism Faculty Search Committee, Department of Communicative Disorders, Speech and Hearing Center, Box 870242, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0242. For more information, contact Dr. Memorie Gosa, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]

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