Position:  Dyslexia Therapy – Certified Academic Language Therapist/Qualified Instructor/Adjunct

Effective Date: June 1, 2024



1.  Master’s Degree in Dyslexia Therapy.

2.  Certified Academic Language Therapy certification (CALT) through ALTA.

3.  Qualified Instructor certification (CALT-QI).

4.  Have successfully completed Neuhaus training.

5.  Ability to work effectively with students, other Divisional staff, and other University offices.

6.  Strong work ethic and proactive approach to problem-solving.


  1. Work experience in higher education or K-12 environment.
  2. Work experience as a Qualified Instructor.


  1. Teach online Dyslexia Therapy courses each term.
  2. Mentor instructors becoming qualified instructors.
  3. Perform other related duties as assigned by appropriate administrators.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

To Apply: Please submit the following:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Current Resume/Vita
  3. Email and phone number of three professional references; reference letters may be requested later.
  4. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment).

ATTN:        Dr. Amanda Pendergrass
                    College of Education
                    The University of West Alabama 
                    Station #34
                    Livingston, AL 35470 


Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation, including information obtained from social media and other internet sources.

The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

AA/EO Employer.

Minority applications encouraged.