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Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology

Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty

 

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders invites applications for one Tenure-Track position beginning August 16, 2023. We are seeking qualified candidates in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, particularly those with expertise in Voice and Resonance Disorders.


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.


To be Considered, applicants will hold a terminal degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a Related Field; however, exceptional A.B.D. candidates will also be considered with an expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 15, 2024. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.


Responsibilities include Scholarly Research/Publishing, Effective undergraduate and graduate Teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is thus expected to teach 3 courses each semester in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.


Salary, Rank and Tenure: The position is a nine-month, tenure track appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. The locus of annual evaluation, tenure, and promotion in rank will be in the the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. A comprehensive benefits package is included.


The Department of CSD has built a strong reputation for scholarly work. It currently has 23 full-time academic and clinical faculty and over 200 undergraduate majors. The department's graduate programs enroll over 70 students in the master's degree program in speech language pathology, and about 30 students in the four-year audiology clinical doctorate program. For more information about our program visit https://csd.illinoisstate.edu/


Illinois State University: Illinois State University http://www.illinoisstate.edu, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. In our most recent strategic plan Educate ∙ Connect ∙ Elevate, we have committed our resources to realizing seven core values: Learning and Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion, Respect, Collaboration, Individualized Attention, Civic Engagement, and Integrity. By acting on these values, we create a learning environment that results in our University being the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. Also visit the University’s metrics of excellence at (http://illinoisstate.edu/pointsofpride/).


Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a metro population of approximately 172,000. The community is also home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, COUNTRY Financial, State Farm Insurance’s International Headquarters, Central Illinois Regional Airport, and electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian Motors. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and its citizens’ high level of educational attainment, as well as its parks and recreation, health care, vibrant fine arts scene, job growth, economic opportunity, historic sites, and low crime rates. SmartAsset ranked Bloomington IL, in the top 20 of the most livable cities in the U.S. (2022). Zippia named Bloomington, IL, as #1 on their “Happiest Cities” list (2020), and Best Choice Schools listed the area on its “30 Small College Towns with Great Quality of Life” (2020). Bloomington-Normal is conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis, and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield; many of these locations are accessible from Bloomington-Normal via the Amtrak located 1 block from ISU’s campus. For more information on our community, please visit (http://visitbn.org/).


Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an initial online faculty application referring to posting number 514493. To do this, visit (www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs/) where applicants must submit a complete application packet by uploading the requisite documents, which include: 1) Letter of application; 2) Teaching philosophy; 3) Research agenda; 4) Curriculum Vitae; and 5) the Names and Contact details of 3 References. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded and will not be reviewed until complete. If any applicant has questions about the position, please contact Jean Sawyer at jsawyer@ilstu.edu


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer



Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Jean Sawyer

Contact Address : Illinois State University
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
204 Fairchild Hall
Campus Box 4720
Normal, Illinois 61790

Contact Email : jsawyer@ilstu.edu

Contact Phone : 3094382631

Instructions : Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit an initial online faculty application referring to posting number 514493. To do this, visit (www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs/) where applicants must submit a complete application packet by uploading the requisite documents, which include: 1) Letter of application; 2) Teaching philosophy; 3) Research agenda; 4) Curriculum Vitae; and 5) the Names and Contact details of 3 References. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded and will not be reviewed until complete. If any applicant has questions about the position, please contact Jean Sawyer at jsawyer@ilstu.edu

Application Deadline : 2/1/2023

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