The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University invites applications for Director of the Speech-Language Pathology Program, on the Glendale, AZ campus. The position is available immediately. The Speech-Language Pathology Program offers the degree of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area and will have been awarded a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA and be eligible for Arizona state licensure. The candidate should document academic experience with a strong record of teaching and scholarly activity. The candidate should provide evidence of strong leadership, or its potential, and exceptional communication skills, an in-depth understanding of higher education, curricular design, assessment and contemporary clinical practice. Demonstrated administrative experience is highly preferred. The Program director’s specific responsibilities include oversight of the budget, implementation of the curriculum and adherence to the accreditation standards, mentorship of the faculty, selected teaching in area of expertise, and oversight of the Speech-Language Institute clinic. The candidate should have the academic credentials commensurate with the faculty rank of Associate Professor or higher; this is a tenure-track position. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The AZ campus is located on a spacious 140-acre campus in Glendale, twelve miles northwest of Phoenix, and is home to the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine, College of Optometry, College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Health Sciences. The Speech-Language Pathology program is housed in the College of Health Sciences which also includes programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Cardiovascular Perfusion, Nurse Anesthesia and Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Speech Language Pathology Program matriculates 50 students each year. The Program has been granted candidacy for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech- Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and currently has 12 faculty members.
Please submit your application packet through MWU's online job board at www.midwestern.edu
Apply Directions for Recruiting:
Interested applicants should submit an application packet through MWU’s online job board:
Visit www.midwestern.edu 2. In the Quick Links section, select 'employment at MWU' 3. Under Resources, select 'employment at MWU’ 4. For a list of current openings, select ‘click here’ 5. Select Faculty for Category and Arizona for location
Cover letter (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
CV (upload as an attachment or inserted as text)
Application (you will be prompted to complete the online application)
If you have questions feel free to contact: Jacquelyn M. Smith, Ph.D., Dean, College of Health Sciences, at email@example.com or 623-572-3600.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.