Part-Time Faculty, Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders
Department Summary: The mission of the BSU Communication Sciences and Disorders Program is provide a model training program for professionals in the field of speech-language pathology; and to be a model clinical facility recognized throughout Southeastern Massachusetts for both the advancement of student learning and for high quality, state-of-the-art speech-language pathology services, outreach, and resources to the community. To this end, we strive to foster an innovative student-centered educational environment, both academically and clinically, for intellectual and clinical growth based on ASHA Code of Ethics, information literacy, research-based discovery to inform our students' fund of knowledge, encourage critical thinking, objectivity, creativity, and a commitment to social justice, diversity and global awareness, evidence-based life-long learning and consummate professionalism. We are committed to providing excellence in academic and clinical education to prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Essential Duties: The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seeks qualified applicants as part-time faculty at the instructor level to teach undergraduate courses both on campus and online in the following content areas: anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism, child language acquisition, childhood language disorders; speech and hearing science; phonetics, articulation & phonology, clinical procedures, clinical techniques in speech pathology, and/or prevention of communication disorders. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: development of course materials, lectures, administration of examinations; and evaluation of student performance. Part-time instructors will work under the direction of the department Chairperson and will hold office hours to meet with students as appropriate. Applicants should possess: - Ability to effectively teach in a close, collegial environment dedicated to the teaching-learning relationship. - Strong commit to excellence in teaching and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. - Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning. - Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading. - Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the department office as requested. - Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in speech-language pathology, ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence, MA license.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in speech-language pathology preferred. Prior teaching experience at the College/University level preferred. 3-5 years clinical experience.
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.