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The Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences at the University of New Mexico is conducting a search for an Assistant Professor. This is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, with a preferred start date of August 12, 2019. Responsibilities include conducting a research program consistent with the candidate’s area of expertise, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and performing service duties. This is a probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. 

UNM is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is a delightfully eclectic, medium-sized city with many of the advantages of urban life and is full of cultural richness and creativity. It provides a low cost of living in a beautiful desert and mountain biome. UNM holds a “Highest Research Activity” Carnegie Classification, includes a research and teaching hospital, and is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. The department has a collegial relationship with UNM’s Department of Special Education as well as UNM’s Center for Developmental Disabilities, local Head Start programs, and community agencies, clinics, and hospitals. The department also collaborates with Albuquerque Public Schools, which is among the top 40 largest school districts in the nation serving nearly 84,000 students. Senior faculty within the department provide mentoring to maximize research success.  


Minimum qualifications include anticipated completion of doctorate before start date (August 12, 2019) in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field. Successful applicants will have the qualifications to teach communication disorders courses as specified by CAA accreditation standards.


Applicants with a strong research trajectory are encouraged to apply, especially those with research specialties in the areas of child speech, child language, or bi/multilingualism in childhood. Applicants should also demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.  Successful candidates will demonstrate potential for excellence in both research and teaching in line with the needs of the department.


Submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, transcript and list of 3 references to UNMJobs (  Applicants who make the shortlist will be asked to provide an official sealed transcript, and permission to request letters of recommendation from three references.  For applicants who have not graduated, provide a letter from your current advisor that indicates your anticipated graduation date.

All application materials must be received by November, 21, 2018, for best consideration. The position will remain open until filled.  For complete details or to apply, please visit: and reference posting number req6936.

Questions on the posting may be directed to Rick Arenas at

 The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. UNM is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. 

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