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Director Acute Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, TN is seeking to hire a Director of Acute Speech-Language Pathology in a 12-month non-tenure-track faculty position. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in speech-language pathology, ASHA certification, and eligibility for state licensure.

The preferred candidate would be a clinician-scientist with clinical experience in adult hospital settings. In addition, classroom and clinical teaching of swallowing disorders are desirable.

The applicant must be committed to the VUMC mission of reflecting the diversity of the populations we serve in our teams, programs, and communications. A diverse workforce is essential to creating innovative solutions and reflecting a culture of inclusivity.

Numerous opportunities for clinical and research collaborations are available within the VUMC, including the Department of Otolaryngology, the Division of Gastroenterology, the Department of Neurology, the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Cardiac Surgery, and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

VUMC is one of the largest healthcare providers in the Mid-South and is co-located with Vanderbilt University on a beautiful and vibrant campus in the heart of Nashville.

The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is housed on the main medical center campus. Our busy clinical enterprise sees approximately 85,000 patient visits annually. Our academic programs are CAA accredited, and the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology programs are highly ranked (#1) by the US News & World Report.

Applicants should submit 1) a cover letter (including the area of expertise, clinical, teaching, and research experience), 2) a curriculum vitae, and 3) a sample course syllabus, if applicable, to Michael de Riesthal, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair. The position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is found. For more information, please contact, 615-936-5044, or visit:

Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer