Assistant Professor #499752

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20111452
Position Title Assistant Professor #499752
Template Title
Position Type Faculty
Position Number 499752
Department Speech and Hearing Services

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Assistant Professor – Speech-Language Pathology; Full-time; Tenure-track; Beginning Fall 2018 pending final funding. Salary: Commensurate with Education & Experience.

Duties: The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Lamar University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Speech-Language Pathology. We are seeking an individual with expertise in child speech and/or language disorders. Individuals with a clinical and research focus in autism or bilingualism are encouraged to apply. The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences offers three degree programs: B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, and Au.D. in Audiology. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, clinical supervision, and maintaining a line of research and scholarly activities. Summer employment opportunities and funds for equipment may be available.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field with CCC-SLP and Texas license, or eligible. Those currently working on a doctoral degree will be considered. Prior university teaching or supervisory experience will be considered an asset. Official transcripts are required at the time of employment.

Home to over 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Statement

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Preferred Qualifications

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate with Education & Experience
Work Hours

Application Information

Posting Date 11/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, a 5-year research agenda, curriculum vitae, names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references.

Review of applications begins January 31, 2018; Open until filled.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? FAILURE TO EMAIL THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY IMPACT VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: To claim Veteran's Preference under the law you must be: (1) a veteran, including a veteran with a disability; (2) a surviving spouse of a veteran killed on active duty who has not remarried; or (3) an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST immediately email to your specific supporting documentation at the time of application such as the DD Form 214 (member 4 copy), AND, if applicable, the Dept of Veteran's Affairs Verification of Disability Benefits Letter if claiming a service related disability, a DD Form 1300 to include qualifying Death, Birth, and Marriage Certificates if claiming surviving spouse/orphan. Your email MUST also include your name, position number, job title and the department for each position you are applying for. Documents received after a position closes will not be accepted.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education that you have acheived?
    • Doctoral Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Associates Degree
    • Technical School Degree and/or Certificate
    • Some college credit(s) obtained
    • High School or GED
  3. * In what area(s) did you receive your degree(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THEBC) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas. A copy of this list can be found at: As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THEBC website referenced above?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Statement of Research Interest
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript 1