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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Latin American and Latino/a Studies Faculty Position

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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Latin American and Latino/a Studies Faculty Position

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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and Latin American and Latino/a Studies (LALS) at Illinois State University (ISU) invite applications for a full-time 9-month tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August of 2022.

We are seeking an individual with expertise in the fields of communication development and disorders and Latina/o/x studies. This individual will contribute to the department’s efforts to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse and multicultural population. This is part of a cluster-hiring initiative sponsored by the Office of the Provost designed to increase multidisciplinary collaboration and foster increased connections across units.  

Primary responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate instruction, scholarly research activities, and department service.  The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is expected to teach 2 courses each semester in CSD and one course each semester in LALS. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.

CSD and LALS 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.

Requirements:   Doctorate in communication sciences and disorders or related area. A.B.D. will be considered with a completion date prior to the end of the first year following faculty appointment. Successful candidates will show strong evidence of research activity or potential. Aptitude for teaching and commitment to service are also necessary. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders currently has 22 full-time academic and clinical faculty and over 200 undergraduate majors. The department's graduate programs enroll over 75 students in the master's degree program in speech language pathology, and about 30 students in the four-year Audiology clinical doctorate program. Visit the Department’s website for more information at http://csd.illinoisstate.edu/.

The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program (LALS) is a multidisciplinary undergraduate program with a diverse affiliated faculty drawing from all colleges. The mission of LALS is to promote an understanding and appreciation of Latin America, the Caribbean, and U.S. Latino communities as socio-geographic spaces with a complex history and culture. We strive to help students understand the dynamic, social, and political issues facing these diverse communities. Our program also seeks to promote and facilitate research and outreach activities related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino communities in the United States. The program complements student majors across the university. For more information about our program visit: (https://latinostudies.illinoisstate.edu/).

Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students. Illinois State University is Illinois’ first public university, founded in 1857.  The University is located in Normal/Bloomington, Illinois, a community of over 100,000, located at the crossroads of the Midwest. Illinois State University is located within three hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Find out more about ISU at http://www.ilstu.edu/.


Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 132,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.bloomingtonnormalcvb.org for more information.

Application Process: Submit your on-line application, letter of application, statement of research interest, and curriculum vitae to posting CAS15 at www.jobs.ilstu.edu.   Please cut and paste this link into your browser. 


Questions should be directed to Dr. Jamie Smith at 309-438-5308 or e-mail: jmsmit3@ilstu.edu.  

Review of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  


If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr Jamie Smith

Contact Email : jmsmit3@ilstu.edu

Contact Phone : 309-438-5308

Instructions : : Submit your on-line application, letter of application, statement of research interest, and curriculum vitae to posting CAS15 at www.jobs.ilstu.edu. Please cut and paste this link into your browser.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Jamie Smith at 309-438-5308 or e-mail: jmsmit3@ilstu.edu.
Review of completed applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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