Elmhurst University - Clinical Assistant Professor
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Elmhurst University seeks a full-time (1.0 FTE) clinical faculty with expertise teaching undergraduate courses Anatomy and Physiology, Speech Sound Disorder (Articulation and Phonology Disorders) and Professional Writing courses. In addition, supervising graduate and undergraduate student clinicians working with clients, and department service are also required. This is a 12-month position with fall and spring teaching responsibilities. Clinical supervision would/could occur in the summer semester.
Demonstrate Clinic Essential Functions
Know and abide by the policies and procedures currently in existence in the Elmhurst University Speech Language Hearing Clinic (EUSLHC)
Write letters of recommendation for students applying for graduate school, as requested by students
Attend department meetings and retreats and/or review minutes
Assume additional responsibilities, as determined by the needs of the EUSLHC and department, as negotiated with the department chair and clinic director (e.g., attending open houses, admissions committee)
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Remain a certified ASHA member in good standing
Maintain Illinois State licensure
Complete CEU requirements as required for ASHA certification and IL licensure
Complete ASHA clinical supervision requirement (2 hours minimum in supervision)
Master’s (or Doctoral) Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Illinois State Licensure
At least five years of full-time clinical experience, with previous experiencesupervising graduate students preferred
Ability to work well with students
Ability to work well as a team member with department members
Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent professional writing skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
High degree of flexibility
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or an eligible amount of force frequently/constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.
Open Until Filled
Directions to Applicants
Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter describing your experience, how you meet the candidate qualifications, and interests in scholarly activity and service, attach a curriculum vitae and teaching evaluation if applicable and on “Other document” include names and contact information for three references.
A complete set of official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu/hr/
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is August 2024. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Ruiying Ding at firstname.lastname@example.org
The undergraduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders was founded in1946. The Master of Science (M.S.) program in speech-language pathology through the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Elmhurst University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The program is accredited through June 30, 2030. The CSD department consists of stellar professionals who collaborate on graduate and undergraduate degree programs with excellent student outcomes. The program is known for its exceptional clinical training, excellence in teaching, faculty-student research and Multicultural/Multilingual Emphasis in the graduate program. In 2020, our Speech-Language Pathology graduate program ranked among the best in Illinois (7th) and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious Best Graduate Schools list. The department is located in a newer building and houses the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, Voice and Swallowing Center, and access to the 4,600-square-foot, state-of-the-art Elmhurst University Simulation Center located at nearby Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. The CSD departmentis part of the newly structured School of Health Sciences including Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Kinesiology and Public Health. A new 30 million dollar building to house these programs and foster interprofessional collaboration has broken ground in October 2023.
Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 15 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. The University is located on a 48-acrearboretum in Elmhurst, Illinois, easily accessible by air, rail, and car, 18 miles west of downtown Chicago. Elmhurst is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in Illinois. Family Circle magazine has recently named Elmhurst as one of the 10 Best U.S. Towns for Families. Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Instructions : Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter describing your experience, how you meet the candidate qualifications, and interests in scholarly activity and service, attach a curriculum vitae and teaching evaluation if applicable and on “Other document” include names and contact information for three references.
A complete set of official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website:
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is August 2024. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Ruiying Ding at
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
1. Teaching Philosophy
2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Minimum Requests 3
Maximum Requests 3
Application Deadline : 1/17/2024
Contact Name : Ruiying Ding