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The Dept of Communication Disorders & Sciences at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor

The Dept of Communication Disorders & Sciences at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor

The Dept of Communication Disorders & Sciences at Rush University Medical Center invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

PROFILE

The Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences (CDS) in the College of Health Sciences at Rush University, Rush University Medical Center, is seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in the area of acquired speech and language disorders of adulthood to join the faculty in speech-language pathology at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. This tenure-track position provides excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and scholarship. An opportunity is also available for candidates with program management experience to be considered for the position of Speech-Language Pathology Program Director.


The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment in CDS.  This individual will serve as director for courses in CDS and will develop a record of research and scholarship that includes extramural funding for research. The candidate will assume the responsibilities of an academic leader at Rush as demonstrated by participation in University, college, departmental, and other professional service activities. The candidate will serve as an effective academic advisor and clinical supervisor to Rush graduate students.


Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a related field and evidence of teaching and research potential. Candidates should possess the CCC-SLP and be eligible for Illinois licensure in speech-language pathology. Expertise in aphasia, apraxia of speech, and other acquired cognitive-communication disorders preferred.   


The Rush environment facilitates collaboration with colleagues in audiology, otolaryngology, neurology, pediatrics, psychology, and many other specialties. CDS faculty members are known nationally and internationally for their work in their particular areas of expertise.


HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT

Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) is a tertiary academic medical center located in the Illinois Medical District (IMD) on the near west side of Chicago. The IMD is the largest urban medical district in the United States. RUMC encompasses a 664-bed hospital serving adults and children, including the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, which provides medical and rehabilitative care to older adults and people with short- and long-term disabilities.  It also includes Rush's 376-bed Tower hospital building.  The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinics offer state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for the evaluation and management of individuals with communication (speech, language, and hearing) and swallowing problems and for clinical training.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Marisol Vega, Faculty Recruitment

Contact Address : Informal inquires can be directed to: Anne Hoffmann, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee, Phone: 312 563-6559 , email: Anne_Hoffmann@rush.edu<br />

Contact Email : marisol_vega@rush.edu

Contact Phone : 312-942-5813

Instructions : This position has a starting date of July 1, 2020. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 15 and will continue until the position has been filled. Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to: Marisol Vega, Faculty Recruitment, 312-942-5813, marisol_vega@rush.edu

Application Deadline : 1/31/2020

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