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Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants may electronically attach a letter of application, transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information of three professional references. No paper copies will be accepted. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application. Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare electronic,versions of these documents to upload or to "copy and paste" when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. Upon hire, an official transcript will be required. Transcripts "issued to students" in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Communication Sciences & Disorders
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

This is a nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor as determined by the research/scholarly publication records, research grant procurement and academic achievements. Evidence of research/scholarly achievements including, ongoing research, research grants and an excellent teaching record is required.

Job Responsibilities

This tenure-track faculty position will include responsibilities for research productivity, teaching, professional mentorship and clinical supervision of CSD students enrolled in CSD programs, and professional service responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must possess a PhD in Speech-Language Pathology, or closely related field and hold a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC).

Applicants must have evidence of research/scholarly achievement, experience with intra/extramurally-funded research grants and an excellent teaching record.

Special instructions to applicants

Applicants may electronically attach a letter of application, transcripts, curriculum vitae and contact information of three professional references. No paper copies will be accepted.

Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare electronic,versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply.

Upon hire, an official transcript will be required. Transcripts “issued to students” in a sealed envelope are not accepted for employment purposes. Request an official transcript to be mailed directly to Human Resources: University of Mississippi, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848.

All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Will this position solicit online reference letters? No
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Job Open Date 03/09/2017
Published Salary Salary depends upon qualifications, experience and departmental budget
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program provides a 15.75% employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://www.olemiss.edu/hr/benefits.html).

Employee Category Faculty
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this particular job opening?
    • University of Mississippi website
    • Print ad/newspaper
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • WIN Job Center/MDES Jobs Website
    • Professional meeting or conference
    • Professional journal and through a professional organization
    • Professional list service
    • Listed at historically black or predominately minority college or university
    • Predominately minority-targeted publication
    • Other institution/laboratory/program
    • Referred by a friend who is an employee of the University
    • I am a current employee
  2. * Do you have a Ph.D. in a relevant field?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. List of Professional References