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Assistant Professor - Speech Language Pathology Program

Assistant Professor - Speech Language Pathology Program

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The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track academic faculty position in the Speech-Language Pathology Program. Qualified applicants with expertise in dysphagia, motor speech disorders, and/or voice and resonance disorders will be considered. Speech-Language Pathology faculty have responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include designing and directing academic courses and engaging in clinical education at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute. Scholarship requirements include development of a productive line of scholarship that results in dissemination. Electroencephalogram (EEG) lab facilities are available to support faculty research lines at the Speech-Language Institute. 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 an advanced degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area (Ph.D. strongly preferred) and evidence potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates must hold certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP), and must hold or be eligible for state licensure in Illinois. Prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. Rank is open and dependent upon experience. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Projected start date is May 31, 2021. 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, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine and College of Health Sciences. The Speech-Language Pathology program is housed in the College of Health Sciences along with Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences. Qualified applicants must complete an online application at www.midwestern.edu. Go to Quick Links then select Employment at MWU and Employment Opportunities. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application. Applicants must apply via the online employment portal for consideration.  Please include a curriculum vita, the names of three professional references and a statement describing qualifications with your application.  Additional inquiries may be sent to: Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 555 31st St.; 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, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 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.

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