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Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska, Kearney

Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, University of Nebraska, Kearney

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska Kearney (UNK) is recruiting a full-time tenure-track Assistant or Associate faculty member for our growing speech-language pathology program. All areas of speech-language pathology expertise will be considered. The Department values evidence-based and innovative academic and clinical instruction, community interaction, cross-discipline training, and culturally responsive practices. 


Job Duties:

The successful candidate will provide undergraduate and graduate students with engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities in both clinical and academic environments through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods; develop a line of research and seek extramural funding; advise students; and participate in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support the development and growth of the department and institution.

 

Required Qualifications:  

Applicants must possess a doctorate in Communication Disorders or a closely related field. Candidates must be ASHA certified (CCC-SLP), and licensed or eligible to be licensed as a speech-language pathologist in the State of Nebraska. 

               

Preferred Qualifications:   

Teaching, research, and service experience, rural community outreach expertise/interest, online teaching, and telepractice experience. Experience supervising students in either the academic or clinical environment.


Our Department:

Housed in the College of Education, the Department of Communication Disorders Department offers the Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees and is accredited by the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAA). In addition, the department is home to the UNK Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic as well as the UNK  RiteCare Clinic, offering on-campus and telehealth services to clients of all ages and abilities.


The University:

The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area. http://www.unk.edu/  The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues that support a diverse work and academic environment.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies, and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment, and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students, and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.


How to Appy:

To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before the review date December 15, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Dr. Whitney Schneider-Cline at 308-865-8300 or schneiderwm@unk.edu. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or employment@unk.edu.

 

Salary and Benfits:  

With the contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Whitney Schneider-Cline

Contact Address : 1615 West 24th Street B136, College of Education, University of Nebraska Kearney, Kearney, NE 68849

Contact Email : mckelveyml@unk.edu

Contact Phone : 308 865 8300

Instructions : To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before the review date December 15, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Dr. Whitney Schneider-Cline at 308-865-8300 or schneiderwm@unk.edu. For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or employment@unk.edu.

Application Deadline : 12/1/2021

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