Northern Illinois University (NIU)
is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Higher Research Activity located in DeKalb, IL. DeKalb is a diverse and growing community providing residents with a small-town feel and the benefits of a large university. The Speech-Language Pathology program is part of the interdisciplinary School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders and offers a bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders, a master’s degree in communicative disorders with a specialization in speech-language pathology, and a multicultural certificate in speech-language pathology
. Faculty in Audiology, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology collaborate in clinical and research endeavors. The prospective candidate will work with a diverse student and clinic population and enjoy a comfortable work/life balance. Excellent off-campus sites are available for practicum, research, and grant development. The school includes a 27,000 sq. ft. multidisciplinary clinic space which houses the Speech-Language-Hearing and Physical Therapy Clinics. For more information about the program, visit http://www.chhs.niu.edu/slp/
We are inviting applications for a full-time, twelve-month, promotable, clinical faculty position subject to funding at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor within the Speech-Language Pathology program beginning October 2022. Faculty rank is dependent on experience, qualifications, and Board policies.
The faculty member is responsible for all aspects of direct patient care and will provide clinical and classroom instruction to graduate and/or undergraduate students, and serving on committees within the university and/or professional organizations.
The faculty member will positively contribute to committee service within the program, university, community, and profession, provide student advisement to graduate students and undergraduate students, as appropriate, participate in research projects and coordinate community outreach programs. Responsibilities include serving as the speech-language pathology clinical coordinator, supervising in the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and participation in interdisciplinary committees. We seek faculty who embrace NIU’s mission of providing opportunity to a diverse student body by providing them with access to high quality education and hands-on involvement in research and community engagement.