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Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Program, Tenure-Track Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty - Tenure-Track
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Applied Health

Job Title

Speech Language Pathology & Audiology Program, Tenure-Track Faculty


Health and Human Performance

University Expectation

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.


Rank and salary commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Middle Tennessee State University's program in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#120030) at the rank of assistant/associate professor. Start date for the position is August 1, 2021. Position contingent upon funding.

Duties include teaching courses at the undergraduate level in phonetics, speech sound disorders, anatomy and physiology, and other courses related to the field; supervision of undergraduate student clinicians; advising; public and university service; grant writing; and research.  Commitment to outstanding teaching, research, public and university service is expected.

Required Education

Terminal degree in Speech Language Pathology by appointment date

Required License/Registration/Certification

Required License/Certificate of Clinical Competence/SLP; and
Tennessee State Licensure or expectation to obtain such

Other Desirables

Candidates who have expertise in phonological/articulation development and disorders, proficiency in clinical supervision and intervention with linguistically and culturally diverse populations as well as those with prior experience in teaching phonetics, anatomy, and speech sound disorders will receive special consideration; however, all areas in the field will be considered.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and Research Statement at the time of online application submittal. 

Additionally, unofficial transcripts from all degrees must also be attached at the time of online application as Document 1. Also, a statement clearly outlining a coherent, sustainable, and potentially fundable research program must be attached as Document 2.  

Special Instruction to Applicants 

If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. Sonya Sanderson, Chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance at

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Application Review Date: 02/01/2021

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