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Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology - Erie, PA

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology - Erie, PA

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Gannon University’s Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty in the newly developed Master of Science degree program in Speech-Language Pathology in Erie, PA. This is a full-time, 12-month position with an academic start date on or before the start of the Fall 2024 semester. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. Applicants with experience in the areas of fluency disorders, voice disorders, cognitive communicative disorders, dysphagia, and AAC preferred, but open to expertise in all areas within the scope of practice. Responsibilities for tenure-track faculty include classroom teaching, clinical supervision, advising graduate students in academic and clinical aspects of professional growth, active research/scholarship, and service to the University, profession, and community. Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Gannon University is a Catholic, Diocesan University with 90 years of rich tradition in academic excellence. This success has presented the opportunity to expand our graduate degree offerings in rehabilitative sciences through a community-based SLP program on our Erie, PA campus. With a legacy of faculty who model the mission of teaching, service, and scholarship, students learn in a university community that embraces diversity, advocacy, and global awareness. The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Gannon University – Erie Campus is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

This position is available to begin as soon as possible. The successful candidate will report to the SLP Program Director as his/her immediate supervisor.

The essential functions of a full-time faculty member at Gannon University are summarized below and are detailed in the faculty handbook, Volume IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.
1. Teach 24 credit hours in the academic year or as otherwise specified by the faculty member’s appointment notice; student course evaluations are to be completed in each course. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical practices and to use technology as appropriate, including the University’s learning management system. Faculty shall assist with course revisions and curriculum development, as needed.
2. Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses taught.
3. Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes The Scholarship of Discovery, The Scholarship of Integration, The Scholarship of Application, The Scholarship of Teaching, and The Scholarship of Engagement.
4. Participate in service to the University, the community, and to their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises, and community meetings.
5. Participate in ongoing professional development.
6. Assist, advise, and mentor students enrolled in the University.
7. Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University Institutional Policy Manual, which contains the approved policies and procedures of the University concerning the terms and conditions of faculty employment at the University.

Education/Experience: Research doctorate degree (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders, in Speech-Language Pathology, or related area. ABD candidates may apply, but completion of the doctorate is required by a mutually agreed upon date with the Dean.
Licenses and CertificationsASHA CCC-SLP required; candidates must have or be eligible for Speech-Language Pathology licensure in Pennsylvania.
Rank: In accordance with the University’s standards, the Dean of the Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences award initial rank at the time of employment.
University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its strong liberal arts foundation that supports exemplary professional education programs.


Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement

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Applications accepted until position is filled. 

Posting NumberF184P

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 814-871-5452

Application Deadline : 8/30/2024

Contact Name : Mary McDermott

Contact Address : 109 University Square, Erie PA

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