Assistant Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders (R-075)
Nine-month tenure-track faculty appointment in Speech Language Pathology with an emphasis in areas of neurological disorders, voice, swallowing, and/or anatomy and physiology preferred. Academic and clinical teaching responsibilities include mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, conducting and disseminating research in area(s) of interest. Service responsibilities to university, community, state and profession.
Appointment Date: August 2017
Education: Earned doctorate in speech-language pathology preferred; ABD candidates with completion expected within 18 months of employment are encouraged to apply; Master’s degree with experience and with intention of completing a Ph.D. will be considered.
Experience: The preferred candidate should demonstrate interest in teaching courses relevant to medical speech-language pathology areas. Individuals with clinical experience but limited teaching experience will be considered. The successful candidate must mentor students effectively in academic, clinical, and research activities. CCC-SLP and eligibility for Kansas SLP license required. In addition, successful candidates will need to meet the United States criteria for eligibility for employment.
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor.
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Potential applicants are encourage to visit the Departmental web site at: http://www.fhsu.edu/csd. Contact Dr. Fred Britten with additional questions regarding the position - firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this position, please visit the FHSU Human Resource Office webpage at http://www.fhsu.edu/humanresourceoffice/ and click on Employment Opportunities. Only electronic applications submitted through Human Resources will be accepted. Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, photocopies of all transcripts and three names with address, phone number and e-mail address of references.
Application review will begin immediately. Priority will be given to applications received by May 11, 2017. Position open until filled.
About Fort Hays State University:
Forward Thinking. World Ready - Fort Hays State University is a highly entrepreneurial teaching focused institution with major operations on-campus, online and in China. Providing a high-quality education at an affordable price, FHSU is ranked by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the top ten fastest growing universities in the U.S. It has an enrollment in excess of 14,000 students (Approximately 5,000 on campus, 3,500 in China, and over 6,000 online) and over 380 full time faculty. Bachelors, masters and professional doctoral degrees are offered through five colleges, the Graduate School, the Honors College, the Virtual College, and various international partnerships. Fort Hays State University's award-winning Virtual College coordinates distance education to the U.S. Armed Services and students in over 20 countries. The Virtual College has received many accolades, including U.S. News & World Report Online Programs rankings, GetEducated.com, Best Buys in Education, among others. Students at FHSU may select a major field of study from 30 departments. FHSU is fully accredited by several national agencies, and is one of six state-assisted institutions of higher education governed by a Board of Regents appointed by the governor of the state of Kansas. The website StateUniversity.com ranked the Fort Hays State campus as the safest in the state of Kansas.
The University has rich sports and cultural programming, all of which enjoy tremendous community support. The Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center is home to the Encore Series, which hosts many travelling Broadway shows, the Hays Symphony, university and other national and world-caliber performances. Fort Hays State University athletic events provide NCAA Division II athletic entertainment.
About Hays, Kansas:
FHSU is located in Hays, a vibrant university community of approximately 22,000, located half way between Kansas City and Denver on Interstate 70. Hays has received numerous recent accolades such as being voted an All-American City, second best city in the state to raise children, and also the third best small college town in America. It is the regional center for education, health care, professional services, shopping, culture, and recreation for the western half of Kansas – serving a population of nearly 400,000. Hays boasts excellent recreational facilities including the comprehensive Center for Health Improvement, Hays Aquatic Park, the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Smoky Hill Country Club, Hays Municipal Golf Course, an extensive recreational program, and excellent opportunities for walking, running, and biking. Hays is within 45 minutes of two large lakes providing boating, fishing, and camping. The Hays Municipal Airport provides connecting service to Denver with several flights daily. The community has award-winning public and private schools. With over 60 restaurants, robust retail outlets, one of the lowest unemployment rates and commute times in the U.S., the city provides a safe, very friendly, low-cost, high-quality living environment.
Notice of Non-discrimination – Fort Hays State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, national origin, color, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
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