CHP-N-3120, Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology
Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Deaf Studies
College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor or non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position to teach speech language pathology in the Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree programs in the Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies beginning August 2018.
All candidates: Research, clinical, and/or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: voice disorders, motor speech disorders, or neurogenic communication disorders.
Candidates for the tenure-track position: Research doctoral degree (PhD) degree in speech-language pathology. ABD applications considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Preference given to individuals with ASHA CCC-SLP certification and current (or eligible for) Maryland licensure.
Candidates for the non-tenure-track clinical position: Doctoral degree or Master’s degree in speech-language pathology. ASHA CCC-SLP certification and current (or eligible for) Maryland licensure are required.
Undergraduate and graduate class instruction; academic advising, university, community and professional service; and interdisciplinary activities. Supervision of clinical services is required for clinical faculty and optional for tenure-track faculty. All faculty must be able to mentor professional writing for undergraduate and graduate students. Tenure-track faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload reverts to the standard instructional workload of six to eight (6-8) course units per academic year, depending on scholarly activity, advising, and clinical supervision responsibilities. All clinical faculty are assigned an instructional workload of eight (8) course units per academic year.
The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 23 full-time faculty who teach over 500 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Deaf Studies. The department’s graduate programs enroll over 80 students in the master’s degree program in Speech Language Pathology, and over 40 students in an Audiology clinical doctorate program. The department has two main clinical centers: the Speech & Language Center and the Hearing & Balance Center, which are housed in the Institute for Well-being (IWB), a multi-disciplinary center located within Towson City Center. Towson University offers excellent fridge benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waiver education for employees and immediate family.
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applicants are advised to submit all application materials no later than November 1, 2017. Materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from professional references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Application materials should be directed to the chair of the search committee:
Mark Pellowski, PhD, Co-chair of Faculty Search Committee
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Questions should be directed to Mark Pellowski at 410-704-5899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
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