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Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor faculty position

Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor faculty position

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty TYPE Clinic Director

Thiel College seeks to fill the tenure-track Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor faculty position with an individual committed to developing an outstanding program of excellence in clinical education/research, didactic teaching, and service.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic clinician, educator, mentor, and scholar who is excited to join a dynamic department and work with similarly dedicated academic and clinical educators in a collaborative and inclusive environment. The listed position is a tenure-track twelve-month appointment as Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor faculty position.  It is expected that the successful candidate will teach 2-3 course/semester (24 credits over the calendar year).

The Director of Clinical Education of Thiel College’s BS-CSD/MS-SLP program is responsible for leading and maintaining the CSD/SLP program's clinical training model to support the provision of high quality clinical education to undergraduate CSD students and graduate SLP students. The Director of Clinical Education functions in an independent manner with responsibility for making day-to-day administrative decisions and clinical education decisions concerning the Thiel Center for Speech-Language Services. Actions affecting intermediate or long-term programmatic functions are to be discussed with and approved by the MS-SLP Program Director before implementation. 

A dedicated passion for helping students reach their full potential in a supportive and inclusive learning environment is essential to this position.  Responsibilities include teaching, advising, service to the department and institution, student supervision, and professional development.  Thiel College gives highest priority to teaching effectiveness and the faculty are expected to remain current in the field through professional development opportunities such as attendance at related conferences, research, or other scholarly activities. A comprehensive employee benefit package including research support and a sabbatical program is provided.

Thiel College is an independent liberal arts college rooted in the Lutheran tradition. Thiel provides an accessible and inclusive learning environment that emphasizes service to society. Thiel College empowers individuals to reach their full potential by creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment that ensures educational excellence, stimulates global awareness, and promotes ethical leadership. In doing so, Thiel prepares students for careers and lives of meaning and purpose.

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is well-established at Thiel College and offers a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology.  The M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology is currently in candidacy status. The department has state-of-the-art teaching facilities and a new on-campus clinic the Thiel Center for Speech-Language Services. 

Minimum Requirements: Master degree in speech-language pathology required with Doctoral degree in speech-language pathology, or a closely related discipline, preferred.; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP); ability to obtain Pennsylvania professional license; a minimum of five years of clinical experience as a CCC-SLP and record of clinical supervision/mentorship;
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills to ensure quality learning experiences for students, and effective collaboration with clinical partners.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The position will start July 1, 2022.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources

Contact Address : 75 College Avenue
Greenville PA 16125

Contact Email : employment@thiel.edu

Contact Phone : 724-589-2858

Instructions : Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three professional references here: https://thielcollege.wufoo.com/forms/employment-application-form/. All application materials should be attached in a single PDF document using candidate’s last name as the document title.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.

Application Deadline : 2/28/2022

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