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Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Assistant Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University invites applications for the position of Clincial Assistant Professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Program. Faculty with clinical expertise with pediatric and/or adult populations inclusive of the following disorder areas are encouraged to apply: articulation and child language delays/disorders, aphasia, dysphagia, fluency, motor speech, cognitive communication disorders. Individuals with prior clinical education experience and interest in culturally competent bilingual service prevision are preferred.

The graduate program offers the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree.


A clinical faculty member in the Speech-Language Pathology Program has responsibilities in clinical teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include engaging in clinical education at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute and off site placements, with possible directorship of academic courses.  Scholarship requirements include development of a productive line of scholarship that results in dissemination. 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 Master’s or doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology 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 Arizona. 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.


Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Arizona campus is located on a spacious 143-acre campus in Glendale, AZ, 10 miles outside of Phoenix, and is home to the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine, College of Optometry, College of Veterinary 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, Clinical Psychology, Cardiovascular Science, Graduate Nursing Programs, Orthotics and Prosthetics, and Nurse Anesthesia.


Qualified applicants must complete an online application at www.midwestern.edu. Go to Quick Links - Employment at MWU - Employment Opportunities. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application.


Applicants should also submit a curriculum vita, the names of three professional references and a statement describing qualifications for this position to: Stephanie Christensen, Ph.D., Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 19555 N. 59th Ave.; 302A Cactus Wren; Glendale, AZ 85308; schris@midwestern.edu. Application materials may be mailed or emailed.


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). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Midwestern University

Contact Address : 19555 North 59th Ave

Contact Email : schris@midwestern.edu

Contact Phone : 16235376347

Instructions : Qualified applicants must complete an online application at www.midwestern.edu. Go to Quick Links - Employment at MWU - Employment Opportunities. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application.

Applicants should also submit a curriculum vita, the names of three professional references and a statement describing qualifications for this position to: Stephanie Christensen, Ph.D., Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 19555 N. 59th Ave.; 302A Cactus Wren; Glendale, AZ 85308; schris@midwestern.edu. Application materials may be mailed or emailed.

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). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Application Deadline : 4/7/2022

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