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Apply now Job no: 241736-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
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 committed to work on increasing diversity and inclusion. We are seeking candidates with a commitment to scholarly research, teaching, and professional service for two positions at the tenured or tenure-track level. Strong candidates will be considered regardless of area. Notably, expertise in the areas of disorders in language/literacy, speech, hearing or balance are particularly desired.

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. Proactively support the expansion of diversity in the department, and ensure an inclusive, fair, and equitable environment that promotes engagement. 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: function and/or disorders in language, literacy, hearing, balance, fluency, cleft palate/craniofacial, voice, motor speech, phonology/speech. 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 candidate will join a world-class institution that fosters, values, and supports interdisciplinary clinical and basic research.

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.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2022


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online at, under job number 241736. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. An applicant may be hired as an Assistant Professor or Associate title, dependent upon experience.
Title will be determined upon hire.
For full consideration, applications must be received by 11/15/2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Application materials should be uploaded via the application portal. We encourage substantive remarks on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the teaching and research statement. Application materials include the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. CV
3. Research Statement and Teaching Statement with prior teaching evaluation materials if available (please include these two statements in one document)
4. Two publications (uploaded together as part of the same document)
5. Names and contact information for three professional references

In addition, please have reference letters from three professional references, emailed separately to: Rhonda Jacobs:


Nadine Connor

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.

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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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