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Open Rank Faculty, Speech-Language Pathology - 6245
Northern Illinois University


Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Open Rank Faculty, Speech-Language Pathology - 6245
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Allied Health & Comm Disorders
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences
    Audiology
 
 

Position Description Summary

Department, University, and Community description

NIU is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Higher Research Activity located 60 miles west of Chicago. The speech-language pathology program is part of the interdisciplinary
School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. 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/.

The Speech-Language Pathology program is part of the interdisciplinary School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. Faculty in Audiology, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology collaborate in clinical and research endeavors. The interdisciplinary School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is within the College of Health and Human Sciences.

We are inviting applications for a full-time, nine month, promotable, open rank faculty position within the Speech-Language Pathology program. Faculty rank is dependent on experience, qualifications, and Board policies.

Position Description Summary
The faculty member is responsible for all aspects of teaching undergraduate and graduate students. The faculty member will prepare graduate students to provide direct patient care and develop research skills. The faculty member is expected to engage in scholarly activity, e.g., research publications, presentations, grants, and mentor student research. The person in this position will need to positively contribute to committee service within the university, community, and profession. This faculty member will provide student advisement to undergraduate and graduate students. Other responsibilities may include supervising graduate or undergraduates at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, providing speech-language therapy services, and participation in interdisciplinary committees.

Responsibilities

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Engage in scholarly activity, e.g., research publications, presentations, grants, and mentor student research.
  • Positively contribute to committee service within the university, community, and profession.
  • Provide student advisement to undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Other responsibilities may include supervising graduate or undergraduates at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, providing speech-language therapy services, and participation on interdisciplinary committees.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science or closely related field from an accredited institution. All but dissertation (ABD) candidates may be considered but all degree requirements must be completed within one year of appointment. Contract will be contingent on completion of doctoral degree.
  • Exhibit evidence of an active program of research within the field of Speech and Language Pathology.
  • Expertise in areas of swallowing, speech science, voice disorders and/or fluency
  • oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in university teaching.
  • Expertise in areas that complement expertise of existing faculty to ensure depth and breadth across the scope of practice as required by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in evidence-based practice.
  • Desire and ability to teach academic and clinical skills to students, and work with a diverse team of faculty and staff members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact in a positive manner with faculty, staff, patients, students, and clinicians as well as with people of varying economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Be CFY eligible and eligible for IL licensure and must follow NIU’s immunization policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current CCC-SLP, and IL licensure in speech-language pathology.
  • Experience teaching graduate students and experience supervising clinical education.
  • Record of professional service, research, and experience developing grants for programming.


 
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