Faculty Positions in Communication Sciences - Department of Psychological Sciences
The Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) invites applications for two positions to be filled by Full-time Instructors in the areas of Teaching and Service and one position to filled by a Full-time Lecturer to begin in AY 2018-2019. Appointment as Instructor is a non-tenure-track rank within the regular, voting Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences. The department offers a Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences; a CAA accredited Masters program in communication sciences; two Ph.D. programs in psychology: Clinical Psychology (APA accredited), and in Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences; and undergraduate programs in Communication Sciences and Psychology. Successful applicants will fit one of the 3 positions as described below:
One successful Instructor candidate will fulfill administrative duties as Program Director and Coordinator of Clinical Education of the ASHA-certified Master’s Degree Program in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), teach 4-5 courses per academic year in the undergraduate communication sciences curriculum and the graduate curriculum in SLP, and participate in service-related activities to the department, college, and/or University. Requirements for the position include a M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, a valid certificate of clinical competence in SLP, at least 15 years of experience as a Program Director and/or Clinical Education Coordinator of an ASHA-certified clinical training program, and prior teaching and supervision experience in early intervention.
The second successful Instructor candidate will teach 5-6 courses per academic year in the undergraduate and graduate communication sciences curriculum for SLP, supervise Capstone projects and guide Independent studies as needed, and participate in service-related activities to the department, college, and/or University. In addition, the candidate will be expected to coordinate the Speakeasy program with the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center (a stroke rehabilitation program), and supervise graduate students’ clinical practicum. Requirements for the position include a M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, a valid certificate of clinical competence in SLP, at least 15 years of clinical and supervision experience in adult and pediatric services in medical settings, administrative experience for clinical programming, and a minimum of 10 years teaching experience.
The successful Lecturer candidate will teach 6 classes throughout the academic year (3 classes in both the fall and spring semesters) in the area of Communication Sciences. Courses designated as high-priority include Introduction to Communication Disorders, Professional Speaking, Phonetics, Multicultural Communication, Fluency, Clinical Practicum, and Introduction to Augmentative Alternative Communication. Although not required, training in Compton ESL is also highly desirable because this would allow the lecturer to teach in our Academic English Proficiency (AEP) program. Other courses in the area of the candidate’s specialty may also be appropriate. Requirements for the position include an M.A., M.S., or Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology. In addition, a valid certificate of clinical competence in SLP from ASHA is required.
Candidates should provide a letter of interest summarizing relevant experience, a curriculum vitae/resume, a short statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to Heath Demaree and Kellie Shaffer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete applications received by April 11, 2018, will receive full consideration.
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