Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology

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Department Information
The College of Education is a doctoral granting and SACS accredited, preparing graduates for professional careers in three dynamic areas of focus: Teaching, Leadership, and Wellness.  Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia’s 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity and ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities. This is a 10-month  tenure track position with the possibility for summer employment. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity. 

Job Summary
The Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Speech-Language Pathology in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia invites dynamic applicants to join our rapidly-growing, ASHA CAA- accredited Speech-Language Pathology Program. The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities including (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including on-line instruction; (2) supervising students in school, clinical, and research settings; (3) advising students; (4) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work and professional service; (5) developing/expanding a research agenda in a chosen specialty area while sustaining scholarly productivity. 

Required Qualifications

  • An earned graduate degree in Speech-language Pathology, Communication Sciences/Disorders, or a related field (e.g., special education, rehabilitation, public health, educational psychology, etc.) from an accredited institution.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP).
  • A minimum of 3 years successful teaching, clinical experience, and/or work in the field of communication sciences and disorders is preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding of assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with other faculty and practitioners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possess a specialization in at least one of the following specialty areas: voice disorders, neurogenic communication disorders, speech science, audiology, and/or stuttering/fluency disorders.
  • A doctoral degree is preferred, and ABD will be considered.
  • A demonstrated commitment to, and evidence of, a research and publication agenda.

Required Documents

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials required to submit include; 

  • Letter addressing the qualifications cited above (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended
  • List of at least three professional references 

Proposed Salary:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. 


Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 4/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time