Mississippi University for Women invites applications for a Speech-Language Pathology Program Department Chair. The position is twelve-month, tenure track at the associate/full professor level. The Speech-Language Pathology program offers an undergraduate pre-professional Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology.
A doctorate in speech-language pathology or related field, current CCC-A or CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Mississippi Department of Health licensure are required. Responsibilities include administrative duties, teaching, and participation in university activities.
All hires contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Founded in 1884, Mississippi University for Women offers personalized attention, high-quality instruction, and a strong liberal arts education to prepare women and men to become leaders in a variety of business and professional fields. MUW has been named among the Best Colleges to Work For Honor Roll by The Chronicle of Higher Education (four consecutive years), Best Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly (five consecutive years), and Top Public Southern Regional Universities by U.S. News and World Report (three consecutive years).
The W (as it is affectionately known) is located in one of the “50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever”. A town of 23,000, Columbus, MS, is located almost equal distance from Jackson, MS; Birmingham, AL: and Memphis, TN, and is home to 676 historic properties and Columbus Air Force Base.
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.