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Assistant Professor- IL- Speech Language Pathology

Assistant Professor- IL- Speech Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty


The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University - Downers Grove Campus, invites applications for a full-time (12 months) open rank tenure-track academic faculty position in the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program. All qualified applicants will be considered while preference will be given to candidates with scholarly expertise in motor speech disorders and/or dysphagia.

Responsibilities for the position include teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include designing and directing graduate courses in the SLP program and possibly engaging in clinical education at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute. Scholarship responsibilities include establishing/continuing and maintaining a programmatic line of research. Research start-up funding may be available in addition to access to instrumentation for Electroencephalogram (EEG), Videostroboscopy, acoustic and aerodynamic speech measures. Service responsibilities include membership on program, college, and university committees, assisting with the student recruitment and admissions process, contributing to the preparation of program self-study and accreditation documents, professional role-modeling, and participating actively in the professional activities of state and national organizations.

Applicants must hold a research doctorate in speech-language pathology, speech-language and hearing sciences, communication sciences and disorders or a related discipline with certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP). ABD candidates will be considered; however, degree should be obtained prior to start date. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and must hold or be eligible for SLP licensure in Illinois. Rank is open and dependent upon qualifications. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with a projected start date of January 2022 (negotiable).

Qualified applicants must apply via the online employment portal at www.midwestern.edu for consideration. Go to Quick Links then select Employment at MWU and Employment Opportunities. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application. Application materials should include a letter of interest describing qualifications for this position, curriculum vita, and names of three professional references.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Illinois campus is located on a spacious 105-acre campus in Downers Grove, 25 miles west of Chicago, and is home to the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy Downers Grove Campus, College of Dental Medicine, College of Graduate Studies and College of Health Sciences. The SLP program is housed in the College of Health Sciences along with Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Behavioral Medicine.

Inquiries regarding this opening can be directed to Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 555 31st St., Alumni Hall 209; Downers Grove, IL 60515; jwilso1@midwestern.edu.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Contact Email : jwilso1@midwestern.edu

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