Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (Exempt)

College: Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics

COLLEGE/DEPARTMENT: Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

POSITION/TITLE: Faculty Position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders: Assistant/Associate/Full Professors of Communication Sciences and Disorders

LOCATION: Abilene, Texas


The Communication Sciences and Disorders department is located in the Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics. It offers a pre-professional program with a strong commitment to the academic and clinical preparation of undergraduate students who plan on continuing their education at the graduate level.  The department's long-term goal is to develop a CAA accredited graduate program.

We are looking for a creative and flexible faculty member with innovative ideas for the use of technology and on-line resources in teaching and clinical development.

HSU CHRISTIAN STANDARD REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT – Candidate must profess a Christian Faith, maintain membership in a local congregation, and respect the values and distinctives central to the historically Baptist values of HSU.


  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in communication disorders
  • Advise and mentor students   
  • Provide clinical supervision following ASHA standards and requirements
  • Engage in service to the university, department, and community


  • An earned doctorate degree in speech-language pathology or related discipline preferred (an ABD candidate or master’s degree in the appropriate field will be considered)
  • Clinical certification (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Eligibility for a Texas state license
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in university teaching and clinical supervision at the graduate and undergraduate level
  • An active or potential research program, especially one that fosters student participation, is desirable.   


The credential package should include:

  • Cover letter of application
  • Statement of teaching philosophy that includes an integration of faith and learning
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Three confidential letters of reference   

Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the positions are filled.

The completed application package should be emailed to Human Resources at and cc: Questions may be directed to: Dr. Andrea Jensen, Search Committee Chair, or (325) 670-1382.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: For more information concerning benefits offered to HSU employees, see the HSU Benefits Summary on the HSU website.

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