Governors State University seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Communication Disorders, College of Health and Human Services, beginning August 2018. Applications are being accepted through February 1, 2018 or until filled. The department houses the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Health Sciences in Communication Disorders programs, served by eight full-time faculty and three part-time faculty. Our CAA-accredited master's program serves both part-time and full-time students and utilizes a unique, community-based clinical practicum model that includes culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Our desired faculty candidates will have the ability to teach undergraduate/graduate courses, conduct research in areas of interest, supervise students in clinical activities, serve on department, college, and university committees, and advise graduate students. Ability to teach in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Neuroanatomy, Adult Language and Cognitive Disorders, Dysphagia, Voice and Resonance Disorders, Motor Speech Disorders, and/or Child Language Disorders. Applicant questions should be directed to Jessica Bonner, PhD, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. A program representative will be available at the ASHA Convention in Los Angeles to discuss the position. Please email Catherine Balthazar, PhD, at email@example.com to arrange for a time to meet.
An earned doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or a related discipline is required; ABDs will be considered. Certificate of Clinical Competence/CF and eligibility for Illinois licensure required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students. GSU provides affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students with undergraduate tuition that is the most affordable in the state. The campus, conveniently located in University Park, ...Illinois, is characterized by the quiet of its scenic 760 acre campus amidst vigorous suburban and business growth, towns of character and interest, along with Metra access to the vibrancy of the Chicago Loop, just 35 miles away. The campus and surrounding community enjoy the excellent cultural offerings of Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts, as well as its acclaimed Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.
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.