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Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology - 12 Month, Tenure-track - Duquesne University

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology - 12 Month, Tenure-track - Duquesne University

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

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University is seeking a full-time tenure-track faculty member to conduct research and to teach in the area of medical speech-language pathology, optimally with a specialization in voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or dysphagia.

The start date for this position will be as early as July 1, 2021, but no later than July 1, 2022. Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled. Initial review of applications will be completed by February 1, 2021.

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University offers the nation's first guaranteed-seat, five-year program. Students are admitted as freshmen, earn a bachelor's degree and, after their fifth year, a master's degree. The Department supports a scholar-teacher model with a commitment to integrate course work, clinical education, and individualized student mentorship.

Duquesne University is located in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more about our city at https://www.visitpittsburgh.com/

Primary Responsibilities:
• Conduct programmatic research in area(s) of interest
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise
• Advise and mentor students
• Mentor high quality student research
• Contribute through university, school, departmental, and professional service activities

Additionally, this position offers a unique opportunity to serve in a consultant role as a member of the clinical team in the Duquesne University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. The specific emphasis of this faculty member's role in supporting student clinical education will be dependent upon the expertise of the individual.

Required Attributes:
• Earned research doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology (Communication Sciences and Disorders) or related field. ABD will be considered for outstanding candidates.
• Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in scholarship and teaching
• Clinical Certification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
• Eligibility for Pennsylvania state license

To Apply: Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job application materials electronically. Please submit a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the position. Also, please request three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/82649.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Heather Leavy Rusiewicz at 412-396-4205 orrusiewih@duq.edu.

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.

Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled. Initial review of applications will be completed by February 1, 2021.

Start date: as early as July 1, 2021, but no later than July 1, 2022.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Heather Rusiewicz

Contact Address : Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Contact Email : rusiewih@duq.edu

Contact Phone : 412-396-4205

Instructions : Submit applications via Interfolio, https://apply.interfolio.com/82649

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