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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati Communication Sciences and Disorders is searching for a up to two full-time faculty members who will contribute to the department’s teaching, research, and service missions. Each position is a 9-month position with rank commensurate with education and experience.

Essential Functions

This position is primarily responsible for advancing a personal research agenda, teaching in relevant content areas, and service to the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and College of Allied Health Sciences. Research activity includes, but is not limited to, pursuit of funding, student mentorship, and dissemination of research findings. The Department is seeking faculty with specific expertise in neurogenic communication disorders, fluency, and potentially other relevant areas.


Of the many collaborations Faculty from the Department and College enjoy, one that relates to this position is the Neurorecovery Lab which is dedicated to accelerating clinical and research in stroke recovery and aphasia.


There are several other ongoing collaborations with highly regarded, local, health and educational entities such as the Cincinnati Public Schools, the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs, and UC Health. Within the University, there are several collaborations with the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services, such as the Arlitt Child and Family Research Education Center, as well as the College of Medicine. Teaching and service responsibilities include, but are not limited to, course development, primary instruction of didactic courses; participation in student recruitment, retention, and admissions activities; participation in program committee work including program evaluation, accreditation tasks, and other activities as assigned by Department Chair. 

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or similar field; ABD candidates are welcome to apply, but must have degree completed prior to their start date.
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more area(s) of specialization in speech-language pathology.
  • Prior scholarly works published or presented.
  • Current knowledge and skill in the use of computer technology and educational learning management systems.
  • Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills including communication, problem solving, counseling, conflict management, and follow-through.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Interest and ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to assist with tasks assigned by Department Chair.
  • Demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Current or eligibility for clinical credential in speech-language pathology (i.e., CCC-SLP).
  • Demonstrated expertise in neurogenic communication disorders or fluency disorders.
  • Current or eligibility for Ohio license to practice as a speech-language pathologist.
  • Prior grant funding.
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
  • Demonstrated student mentorship experience.

Application Requirements

  • CV/Resume.
  • Cover Letter.
  • Teaching Statement.
  • Research Statement.
  • Contact information for three references.
  • Please use the "Additional Documents" function for the additional documents.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Date:  Jan 17, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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