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DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a full-time speech-language pathologist to join the dynamic team of clinical faculty as an assistant clinical professor. The successful applicant will be responsible for provision of clinical care, supervision of graduate students, and support of research and educational missions of the Department’s Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The position will be primarily housed in the Voice, Speech, Language Service and Swallowing Center located on Northwestern’s downtown Chicago medical campus. The Center provides specialized care to inpatients and outpatients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and serves as an exceptional educational setting for graduate students. The Center has strong partnerships with world-renowned research scientists housed within the Northwestern University Communication and Sciences Disorders Department. 

Employment term: A 12-month appointment beginning September 1, 2022, renewable on an annual basis. 

Qualifications: Earned Master's, SLPD or Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology Eligibility for Illinois SLP licensure Diverse experience in the management of speech, language, voice, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. Modified Barium Swallowing Impairment Profile (MBSImP) registration preferred 

Duties: Provide exceptional, evidence-based diagnosis and treatment for patients in an acutecare hospital setting. Perform and interpret diagnostic videofluoroscopic swallow studies, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing. Develop the clinical skills of graduate students via direct instruction and supervision within a team-based educational model. Assist in student advising and other activities related to student development. Participate in professional activities and service to the University, community, and the profession. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience. 

The School: The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The departments span the communication arts and sciences including the Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty of over 180 includes 102 tenure-track faculty. The school offers instruction to roughly 1000 undergraduate majors and 650 graduate and professional students. Founded over 135 years ago, the School has been a leader in developing the communication disciplines and professions, and continues to be a center of excellence in the communication arts and sciences. Our current Dean is E. Patrick Johnson. 

The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the main campus is in Evanston and the medical and law campus is 12 miles south in downtown Chicago. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus. Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website. 

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and HoChunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today. Northwestern University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizen-ship status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected class. Individuals from all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. For more information, please visit the University’s Policy on Institutional Equity.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Pamela Souza

Contact Address : 2240 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60201

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 847-491-3066

Instructions : Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted via online submission to our faculty recruiting system: . Please including the following materials in your application: cover letter, current vita, and the name and email addresses of three (3) references. Forward questions to the Search Committee Chair, Sharon Veis. For more information about the Department, please visit: disorders/.

Application Deadline : 10/15/2022

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