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Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track)

Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track)

Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor (non-tenure track)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

RESPONSIBILITIES: The program of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Kansas State University seeks a full-time, 9-month, assistant professor (tenure track) or teaching assistant/associate professor (non-tenure track) in the area of speech-language pathology to begin August 2020. Candidates with expertise in voice, anatomy and physiology, speech science, or AAC are preferred; however, other areas of expertise will be strongly considered.  

 

Responsibilities for either tenure-track or a non-tenure track candidate will be to: (a) teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (b) mentor graduate students in clinical aspects of their professional development; (c) advise undergraduate and graduate students; and (d) provide service to the unit, school, college, and university. Additionally, a tenure-track candidate is expected to develop/maintain a productive research program in area of expertise. Clinic supervision opportunities may be available. 


QUALIFICATIONS:     

Required Minimum Qualifications: 

Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a closely related field (ABD considered with Ph.D. completion date of December 2020); Ability to conduct an active program of research in areas of expertise, publish, and seek external funding (tenure-track only); Accomplished instructor for undergraduate and graduate courses; Ability to mentor and develop undergraduate and graduate students in academic and clinical settings; Effective interpersonal and communication skills for collaboration and inter-professional education opportunities.


Preferred:
Record of research activity, publications, and external funding in area of expertise; Experience with diverse populations and/or evidence of cultural competence; Possess CCC-SLP and eligibility for Kansas Licensure; Relevant professional/clinical experience working.


The Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program provides students with a rigorous, comprehensive education designed to prepare graduates for diverse roles in a variety of professional environments. The program boasts a 100% pass rate for the Praxis exam (first-attempt) since 2004, and has been an established presence at Kansas State University for more than 50 years. The program at K-State is ranked 9th (top 8%) of 126 mastersonly programs in U.S. News and World Report's 2016 college rankings (https://www.hhs.kstate.edu/fshs/academics/csd/). The Speech and Hearing Center is located on campus and provides high quality, comprehensive services to individuals with a range of communication or swallowing impairments, and provides graduate students with professional training in speech-language pathology and audiology https://www.hhs.kstate.edu/speech/).


Kansas State University is a distinguished public, land-grant institution renowned for the excellence of its faculty, students, staff, academic programs, research, and service. The university has an enrollment of more than 22,200 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. K-State was recognized by the Princeton Review as one of America’s best colleges and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S. K-State is centered on a 664 acre campus in Manhattan located 50 miles west of the state capital of Topeka and 125 miles west of Kansas City in the rolling Flint Hills. Manhattan, nicknamed the “Little Apple,” provides access to a wide range of educational, cultural, medical, and recreational programs and facilities. Manhattan rates among the best classic college towns in the country, ranking #2 in the last two years in Livability’s list of the 10 Best College Towns and Forbes magazine ranked Manhattan #3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers.


Appointment: This 9-month, assistant professor (tenure track) or teaching assistant/associate professor (nontenure track) has a proposed starting date of August 2020 with highly competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.


How to apply: Submit application, cover letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vita, a statement of research/scholarship interest and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information of three individuals who may serve as references. Initial review of applications will begin on January 5, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled (https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508366/assistant-professor-family-studies-human-services).

 

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Kristin Pelczarski, PhD, CCC-SLP; kpelczar@ksu.edu (Subject line: Assistant Professor in CSD Search).


Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees  and is an Equal Opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Passage of a pre-employment criminal background check will be required of the final candidate.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Kristin Pelczarski, PhD, CCC-SLP

Contact Address : K-State Speech and Hearing Center, 1405 Campus Creek Road, 139 Campus Creek Complex, Manhattan, KS 66506

Contact Email : kpelczar@ksu.edu

Contact Phone : 785 532-6879

Instructions : Submit application, cover letter addressing qualifications, curriculum vita, a statement of research/scholarship interest and plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information of three individuals who may serve as references. Initial review of applications will begin on January 5, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled (https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508366/assistant-professor-family-studies-human-services).<br /><br />

Application Deadline : 1/5/2020

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