Help Wanted – University


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of  Mississippi invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track, nine-month appointment in speech-language pathology with possible summer employment, if  desired.  Interest/specialty in adultneurogenics and related areas is preferred but all specialty areas are  negotiable.  Responsibilities include teachingundergraduate and master’s level courses; conduct research, and supervise student research; seek extramural funding; participate in service, scholarly,
and clinical activities.  Candidates must have a doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Certificate of Clinical Competence
(CCC), and eligible for state licensure. Salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate experience and credentials.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is in the School of Applied Sciences, operates a Speech and Hearing Center, and offers two degree programs:  The Bachelor of Science and the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. The master’s program received re-accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation for 2011-2019. The department is located on the University’s main campus in Oxford, Mississippi. The University of Mississippi in Oxford is known as the home of Nobel Prize winning author William Faulkner, and is known for its literary, scientific and cultural events. The University of Mississippi is Mississippi’s flagship university with more than 100 programs of study as well as a chapter of the prestigious honor society, Phi Beta Kappa. At The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, surgeons performed the world’s first lung (1963) and heart (1964) transplants in man. Today, the Medical Center is collaborating with Tougaloo College and Jackson State University on the Jackson Heart Study, the world’s largest study of cardiovascular risk factors in African-Americans. The starting date for the position is January 2012, but is negotiable. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled or until an adequate applicant pool is established.  Applicants must apply on line at  No paper copies will be accepted.

Applicants should upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to their applications. Questions should be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Carolyn Higdon, at

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.


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