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Assistant / Associate Professor

Assistant / Associate Professor

Assistant / Associate Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty


Calvin University invites applications and nominations for an assistant or associate professor position (tenure-track) in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department (SPAUD). We are seeking a collaborative colleague interested in serving at a liberal arts university with opportunities for interprofessional initiatives in teaching, clinical work, and scholarship. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching; scholarly activity; department- and college-level service; academic advising; and mentoring student research.


Education: Candidates should have a PhD in communication sciences and disorders, or related discipline. Strong ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.

Expertise: Preferred areas of expertise include child speech and language, but candidates with expertise in other areas will also be considered.

Faith and Educational Commitment: Commitment to the Christian faith; commitment to the integration of one’s faith with learning, particularly in one’s area of expertise as well as in student development; commitment to the educational mission of Calvin University as a Christian liberal arts university in the Reformed tradition, affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church. See Educating For Shalom

Diversity Commitment: Demonstrated awareness of and commitment to establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical limitations, class, or religious perspectives.

Calvin University seeks faculty members who affirm the Christian faith as expressed by the Reformed confessions and who have academic and personal qualifications for teaching and scholarship. Calvin is building a tradition of diversity and accessibility and welcomes applications from persons whose personal characteristics will further that commitment. Calvin does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age. Calvin University is an educational agency of the Christian Reformed Church and, in compliance with Title VII and other applicable law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. Further specifics are posted on the university website:


We are committed to preparing our students with the academic knowledge, clinical skills, and reflective practices necessary to enter the field as professionals who are lifelong learners and leaders in advocacy. Our staff and faculty describe the SPAUD department as a community of teachers who are dedicated to engaging collaboratively in meaningful work, as well as keeping a sense of humor during meetings.


Please submit your full curriculum vitae accompanied by a letter of application that addresses the requirements and responsibilities of the position, including your interest in teaching and scholarship at a Reformed Christian University. Send these documents to Emily Vedra ( in the Speech Pathology and Audiology Department. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Informal interviews are welcomed in November at the ASHA convention; please email Emily to inquire. On-campus interviews will begin in January 2020.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Emily Vedra

Contact Address : 1810 East Beltline Ave SE<br />Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 616-526-6070

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