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Job no: 100270-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a top ranked leader in research, teaching, clinical service and outreach. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching, and professional service for one position at the tenured or tenure-track level.

Principal Duties:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Communication Sciences and Disorders in areas appropriate to candidate's interests and background, as well as in areas of departmental needs. Establish and conduct an independent, active research program in areas of specialization. Expertise in the area of speech disorders in adults/children is particularly desired. Mentor PhD students. Advise students in undergraduate, masters and/or Ph.D. degree programs in academic and research areas. Perform departmental, university and professional service and university committees as appropriate for career stage.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Communication Sciences & Disorders, Developmental/Experimental Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience, or a related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Prior teaching experience is preferred. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: fluency disorders, cleft palate/craniofacial disorders, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, phonological/speech sounds disorders. Candidates must show potential for developing outstanding and highly visible scholarly research as well as excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Appointment with tenure requires review by the Biological Sciences Divisional Committee or Social Sciences Divisional Committee prior to start of appointment.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Salary is competitive.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online at, under job number 100270. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. An applicant may be hired in to an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor title dependent upon experience.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For full consideration, applications must be received by 11/30/2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be uploaded via the application portal and include the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. CV
3. Research Statement
4. Teaching Statement with prior teaching evaluation materials.
5. Two publications (uploaded together as part of the same document)

Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for three professionals. References will be contacted upon application submission and asked to provide a letter of reference.


Nadine Connor
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Sep 3 2019 Central Daylight Time
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