Salus University is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor for the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Department in the College of Education and Rehabilitation (CER).
Engage in teaching, research, clinical and community service activities to advance the education and training of students enrolled in the SLP masters program and the eventual research doctoral program
Contribute to the general body of knowledge of the SLP profession through the scholarship of teaching, research, clinical practice, and continuing education
Contribute to the educational process and program development in accordance with the standards, principles and scope of practice set forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
Provide service to the program, college and university by participating in committee work as needed and assigned
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
As a full-time, 12-month, core faculty member, the individual who fills this position will:
Provide course instruction across the lifespan in-person and via on-line/hybrid teaching and clinical activities
Assist with designing, implementing, and refining the SLP graduate program(s)
Adhere to the creation, development and implementation of course syllabi using standardized university policies, procedures and formats
Participate in the admissions process for the SLP graduate program(s)
Evaluate student performance by developing competency-based standards, student learning outcomes, and formative and summative evaluations
Serve as an academic advisor for SLP graduate students
Assure the availability of remedial and advanced instruction based on student educational needs
Utilize state-of-the-art technology and software to provide student education and clinical training
Serve as a faculty clinician and/or clinical supervisor in the on-campus speech-language pathology clinic
Develop a clinical or basic science line of research with the goal of: research funding; opportunities for student involvement; and professional presentations and publications at state, regional, national, and international conferences
Assist in writing annual accreditation reports and postings to the SLP/CER website announcing faculty and student accomplishments
Help to effectively market the SLP program(s) to various constituents throughout the university and across local, national and international communities by participating in community-based service projects, programs, and organizations
Complete other duties as assigned by the Department Chair/Program Director
Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders
ASHA Certification in SLP (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for SLP Licensure in Pennsylvania
Minimum 3-5 years clinical, teaching, and research experience in selected area(s) of expertise in an institution of higher education
Desired Skills and Abilities:
Preference given to individuals with clinical, teaching, and research expertise in: fluency; voice; cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial anomalies; neuroscience/speech science; or dysphagia
Funded grant work or grant writing experience
Knowledge of content delivery methods including web-supported classes (e.g., Blackboard) and distance learning
Excellent oral and written communication, computer skills, and knowledge of clinical/didactic computer applications
Team-building, organization, time-management, and leadership skills
Experience networking with various academic disciplines to promote interprofessional education and practice among faculty and students
Active participation and/or leadership in local, regional, national, or international SLP organizations
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted electronically via Salus University's website at: http://www.salus.edu/About/Human-Resources.aspx
A complete application consists of the following: a cover letter addressing the position description and applicant qualifications; a current curriculum vita; and three letters of recommendation.
Acceptable criminal background checks are required for all Salus University employees
Salus University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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.