Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences-Assistant/Associate Professor
Posting Date: October 19, 2017
Closing Date: Open until filled; however, priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by December 29, 2017
Invitation to Apply:
Join an energetic campus community and distinguished communication disorders and sciences faculty where excellence is reflected in mission, diversity and student success. At William Paterson University, you will enjoy a cross-cultural teaching experience at all levels of our curriculum: undergraduate and graduate levels.
The diversity of our student population reflects the State of New Jersey’s demographic composition. As such, we are the third most diverse public university in New Jersey and as a longstanding member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) have been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. In addition, we enroll nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University sits on a beautiful, 370 acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. http://www.wpunj.edu/
Target Start Date: Fall 2018
Available Titles: Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-track 10-month position commensurate with experience and rank criteria)
Preferred Specialty Area: Neurological and speech disorders
Opportunities to Contribute: Teaching, Research, Scholarship, Service, and Clinic Supervision
Ph.D. in Communication Disorders or a related field required; Ph.D. in SLP preferred.
ABD candidates will be considered at the rank of Instructor with evidence of completion of doctoral degree no later than March 1, 2019. If degree requirements have not been completed by the above date, the faculty member will not be reappointed for the academic year beginning September 2019.
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in SLP and eligibility for NJ SLP license preferred.
Expertise in neurological and speech disorders preferred, although all areas of expertise will be considered. A substantial body of scholarship would be expected for consideration at the associate professor rank.
The Ideal Candidate:
Supports student success
Collaborates with peers
Thinks innovatively and creatively
Freely offers expertise and meaningful feedback
Enjoys challenge and opportunities to make an impact
Thrives in a cooperative environment
Is dedicated to excellence
How to Apply:
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three professional reference letters to:
The Communication Disorders and Sciences Department and Clinic are located in the new, state-of-the-art University Hall. The building includes a teaching and research facility, 16 general-use classrooms serving a minimum of 4,000 students per semester, as well as specialized classrooms and clinical spaces. For more information about our programs, we encourage you to visit https://www.wpunj.edu/cosh/departments/communication-disorders/
If you have any general questions related to this search, please contact the committee chair, Betty Kollia, PhD, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
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