Open Rank Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology

April 7, 2023
Priority Deadline to Apply:
June 21, 2023
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

Position Description

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for an Open Rank Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Member to support the Master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology with a medical concentration. This is a 12-month, tenure-track or tenured faculty role with appointment commensurate with education, experience, and related qualifications.


  • Teaching graduate-level courses in the expertise areas;
  • Directing student research;
  • Establishing or continuing a program of extramurally funded research; and
  • Providing services to the department, college, and community.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders;
  • Eligibility for Speech-Language Pathology licensure in the state of Texas; and
  • Record of research and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more specialties, including but not limited to: developmental language disorders, AAC, fluency disorders, resonance disorders (e.g., craniofacial anomalies), head and neck cancer, voice disorders, dementia.
  • An established record of peer-reviewed publications and research grant funding.
  • Prior experience in teaching at the graduate level.

About The Institution

About University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio: UT Health
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of the country’s leading academic health centers.  UT Health ranks among the top health sciences universities worldwide in receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and has provided outstanding health sciences education and training since its founding in 1968.

The mission of UT Health San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.  Strategies for achieving this mission include:

  • Educating a diverse student body to become excellent health care providers and scientists;
  • Engaging in research to understand health and disease;
  • Providing compassionate and culturally proficient health care;
  • Engaging our community to improve health;
  • Influencing thoughtful advances in health policy.

In fulfillment of this mission, UT Health San Antonio seeks to provide the best in health careers education, conduct groundbreaking biomedical research, while also providing the best patient care and community service to San Antonio and the South Texas/Border Region. With undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs, UT Health San Antonio is a major academic health science university composed of six schools:  School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, Dental School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Public Health. For more information on UT Health visit our website at

About the School of Health Professions:
As an integral part of UT Health San Antonio, the School of Health Professions (SHP) seeks to make lives better through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, service and patient care.  The SHP strives to educate a diverse student body in becoming outstanding health care practitioners, scientists and leaders; advance health research and scholarship; and provide health services and education to the community.

The SHP offers bachelor degree programs in Emergency Health Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Respiratory Care and master’s degree programs in Imaging Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Physician Assistant Studies, Respiratory Care, and Speech Language Pathology.  Advanced training is available through doctoral degree programs in Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy and a PhD in Health Sciences program to prepare future faculty, researchers, and leaders in the health professions. 

About The Community

About the San Antonio, TX community:
San Antonio is a dynamic and multi-cultural metropolitan area in the south-central part of the state. With a population of more than 2.23 million people, the greater San Antonio region is the 25th largest metropolitan area in the United States, with more growth on the horizon. It’s the second-largest populated city in Texas and seventh in the U.S.

San Antonio lays claim to six Fortune 500 companies and the South Texas Medical Center, the only medical research and care provider in the South Texas region.

San Antonio has a strong military presence as well. Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base (which constitute Joint Base San Antonio), the Kelly Field Annex, and Brooks City-Base are in or near the city.

Famous for its Spanish missions – which are World Heritage Sites – the Alamo, the River Walk, the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo Bowl, and major theme parks, the city is visited by approximately 26 million tourists annually. The city is also home to the five-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, one of the largest of its kind in the country.

Application Process

All correspondence relating to the position of Open Rank Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Member at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio should be directed in confidence to the University’s search consultant:

Mr. Christopher S. Healy, President
Scott Healy & Associates

Complete applications should include the following:

  1. Cover Letter outlining the applicant’s interest and qualifications for the position.
  2. Updated CV.
  3. A summary of research accomplishments and future goals
  4. A teaching portfolio
  5. List of three (3) professional references including name, title, contact information and relationship to the applicant. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.