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Department of Speech-Language Pathology - Tenure Track - Open Rank Faculty Position

Department of Speech-Language Pathology - Tenure Track - Open Rank Faculty Position

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

About Sacred Heart University: As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's eight colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 385 Colleges-2020 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best 252 Business Schools-2019 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. Job Description: The College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University invites applications for the position of full time, tenure-track, open rank faculty position available August 2021 in the Department of Communication Disorders. In the new Center for Healthcare Education, the individual in this position will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders. Additional responsibilities will include clinical supervision, course and curriculum development, student recruitment and advisement, program evaluation, University service, and scholarship. The credit load for the position is 24 credits distributed over 10 months and the faculty member will report to the Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology. Requirements: Earned Doctorate (ABD considered) in Communication Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology), or related field. Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Communication Disorders. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. Preferred qualifications: Ability/interest in teaching areas involving speech and swallowing disorders, including dysphagia, dysfluency, voice, and motor speech disorders. The ability/interest to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of child speech and language development, speech science, anatomy and physiology of speech, hearing, and swallowing, neuroanatomy and physiology, and clinical methods. Eligibility for a Connecticut Department of Health License in SLP. Interest/experience in university teaching and clinical supervision of graduate students. Additional Information: Sacred Heart University's Master's program in SLP is accredited by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education and by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800 498 2071 or 301 296 5700. Our program employs innovative teaching techniques including problem-based learning, inverse teaching, simulation, and service learning. Our field-based clinical program will involve externships throughout the students' education. Our salaries are highly competitive. Intensive mentorship for both research and teaching are available. Diversity is valued and sought after within our program, College, and University. Application Instructions: Applicants must submit a curriculum vita, letter of interest, three letters of reference, and a written response to the SHU Mission statement ( Applications will be accepted via this portal until the position is filled.

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Contact Name : Cristina Pino

Contact Address : Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 203-416-3952

Instructions : Applicants must submit a curriculum vita, letter of interest, three letters of reference, and a written response to the SHU Mission statement (

Application Deadline : 12/31/2020

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