Midwestern University Assistant Professor - IL - Speech Language Pathology in Downers Grove, Illinois


The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University at Downers Grove, Illinois invites applications for a full-time tenure-track academic faculty position in the Speech-Language Pathology Program. Qualified applicants with expertise in child language disorders, literacy and other pediatric specialties will be considered.

Speech-Language Pathology faculty have responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include designing and directing academic courses and may include clinical education at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute. Scholarship requirements include development of a productive line of scholarship that results in dissemination and may include mentoring student research. Service responsibilities include membership on program, college, and university committees, assisting with the student recruitment and admissions process, contributing to the preparation of program self-study and accreditation documents, professional role-modeling, and participating actively in the professional activities of state and national organizations.

Applicants must hold an advanced degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area (Ph.D. strongly preferred) andevidence potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates must hold certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP), and must hold or be eligible for state licensure in Illinois. Prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application.Rank is open and dependent upon experience. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Illinois campus is located on a spacious 105-acre campus in Downers Grove, 25 miles west of Chicago, and is home to the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine and College of Health Sciences. The Speech-Language Pathology program is housed in the College of Health Sciences along with Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences.

Qualified applicants must complete an online application atwww.midwestern.edu. Go to Quick LinksàEmployment at MWUàSelect Employment at MWU in the right column. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application. Applicants must apply via the online employment portal for consideration.

Application packets should include a curriculum vita, three professional references and a statement describing qualifications for this position. Additional questions may be addressed to: Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D., Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 555 31st St.; Downers Grove, IL 60515;jwilso1@midwestern.edu.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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Posted: October 12, 2016