Communication Sciences and Disorders: Assistant or Associate Professor

Location
Eau Claire, WI
Posted
Feb 22, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 13447
Location UW Eau Claire;Eau Claire, WI
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


JOB DETAILS:

POSITION: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders seeks a tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning either January, 2018 or August, 2018. Summer employment is possible.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field and CCC-SLP is required. ABD considered but completion of the doctorate will be required by June 1, 2019.
  • Prior university teaching and online teaching experience will be considered assets as will expertise in any of the following areas or combination of areas: speech science, augmentative & alternative communication (AAC), severe disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, accent addition/modification, phonetics, speech sound disorders, child language disorders, and literacy.
  • Fluency disorders and aural rehabilitation are additional areas of expertise that may be considered.
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Those interested in enhancing our efforts to address ethnic and cultural diversity issues are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • We are seeking individuals with a strong interest in the academic and clinical instruction of undergraduate and master’s students in our CAA accredited program in speech-language pathology.
  • Other responsibilities include active participation in scholarly activity, student research, and professional mentoring, engagement in service to the university and community, and participation in department, college, and university committee work.

DEPARTMENT: The department has seven faculty, five clinical instructional staff members, approximately 250 undergraduate majors, and 103 master’s students in residential and online programs. The department has a robust scholarship of teaching and learning culture. The department also has an active speech, language, and hearing clinic with 16 treatment rooms, observation areas, an AAC lab, a well-equipped voice/speech science lab, an audiology lab, and a distance learning classroom.

UNIVERSITY & EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are to be submitted online through UW-Eau Claire Careers: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm.

Completed applications will include
  • a letter of application,
  • Curriculum Vita,
  • unofficial transcripts, and
  • contact information for three references who can comment on relevant clinical and/or academic teaching experience.

Direct requests for additional information to: Dr. Abby Hemmerich, Search Committee Chair Email: hemmeral@uwec.edu (Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-4004)

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the position will remain open until filled. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. Please contact Dr. Hemmerich to request any accommodation necessary to aid your participation in our hiring process. To learn more, visit our Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/employment/index.htm.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer striving to recruit, develop, and retain employees from varied backgrounds and is dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

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