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Assistant/Associate Professor

Assistant/Associate Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

We are welcoming applications for an assistant/associate professor in our MS-SLP program on our Austin, Texas campus. The program is a hybrid of online didactic coursework and on-campus residency experiences. This is a twelve-month, full time, campus-based position. Salary is competitive. We are open to any area of specialty.


The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.


GENERAL SUMMARY

A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions, through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. The faculty member is responsible for academic advising and overseeing final program projects.They provide service to the University through committee, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for the profession.The faculty are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for advancement of the profession and the University.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Teaching: provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities

Optimizes class/lab/online environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities

Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals

Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials

Maintains all components of the learning environment including online course portal management

Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge

Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards

Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth

Disseminates scholarly work consistent with University policies and accreditation expectations

Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession

Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned

Actively participates in his/her professional association

Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities

Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the program director

Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution

Administration: supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs

Performs course coordinator and lead instructor roles as assigned; works collaboratively with members of the team

Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate

Provides other administrative duties as assigned

Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the program director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals

Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics

Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting

Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values

Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities

Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and University policies/procedures


Salary

Rank and salary will be based on qualifications. Competitive salary.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Target start date, January 2022.

 


Additional Info

Contact Name : Meghan Savage

Contact Address : 5401 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739

Contact Email : msavage@usa.edu

Contact Phone : 737-202-3374

Instructions : Please apply at the link here: https://careers.usa.edu/job/austin/speech-language-pathology-core-faculty-ms-slp/26483/7574848816

Application Deadline : 12/1/2021

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