Professor in Communication Sciences & Disorders

Madison, Wisconsin
Sep 05, 2019
Dec 04, 2019
Position Type

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Madison seeks to hire a faculty member at the assistant (tenure-track) or associate (tenured) professor level.  Appointment will begin August, 2020.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Communication Sciences & Disorders, Developmental/Experimental Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience, or a related field.  Prior teaching experience is preferred. Tenure-track 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 appointment.

Principal duties are: 1. teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in areas appropriate to candidate's interests and background, as well as areas of departmental needs; 2. establishing /conducting an independent, active research program in areas of specialization; 3. mentoring and advising students in undergraduate, masters and/or Ph.D. programs; 4. providing university and professional service as appropriate for career stage.  This is an open search with an emphasis on neurogenic language disorders or speech disorders.  Expertise in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: cleft palate/craniofacial disorders, fluency disorders, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, phonological/speech sounds disorders.  Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with credentials and experience. 

Apply online at, under job number 100270. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system.

For assured consideration, applications must be received by 11/30/2019.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Application materials must 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
  6. Contact information for three references from whom we will request letters of recommendation.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to diversity and community building. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. A criminal background check is required prior to start of employment.