Xavier University of Louisiana invites applications for the Director of Clinical Education, a full-time non-tenure track twelve-month faculty position, for the Bachelor of Science program and the proposed Master of Science program in the Department of Speech Pathology beginning August, 2018.
Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society.
The minimum qualifications for this position include a doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related field (Ph.D., Ed.D., or SLP D.), current ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP), and eligibility for Louisiana state licensure with active licensure expected by the start date. Candidates should have at least five years of experience practicing as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) with a minimum of 2 years experience supervising (i.e., SLPs , SLPAs, CFs, and/or SLP students). Special areas of interest include candidates with experience with mentoring and clinical teaching, evidence of leadership, and desire to work with or experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse clinical populations and a diverse student body; and candidates with administrative experience in a variety of clinical settings with diverse clinical populations, especially those candidates with expertise in adult language, voice, or fluency. Strong candidates with expertise in other areas will also be considered.
Candidates should be prepared to manage both in-house and off-campus clinical sites, oversee clinical supervisors, supervise the clinic, and teach graduate and/or undergraduate speech pathology courses in their area of specialty. In addition faculty responsibilities include teaching, scholarship, service and collegiality. Candidates with strong multicultural competencies and dedication to enhancing equity and social justice are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department of Speech Pathology is housed in the Division of Biological and Applied Health Sciences and offers the undergraduate major and minor in Speech Pathology. Undergraduate seniors have the opportunity to enroll in two semesters of clinical practica. Off campus collaborations include the Orleans Parish School Board, and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. Xavier encourages cross-disciplinary collaborations with faculty from various areas, including biology, chemistry, public health, neuroscience, and psychology. The department has received approval from the University's Board of Trustees to develop a Master's program.
To apply, log in to our online system at: https://jobs.xula.edu. Attach a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae that includes the names, addresses, and email addresses of three references, a teaching philosophy, and a research plan. Address letters of interest to Dr. Maryam Foroozesh, Search Committee Chair.
Review of applications will begin January 5, 2018. Applications received by January 19, 2018 will be assured consideration. EOE/AA.
Xavier University of Louisiana is located in New Orleans and is the nation's only Historically Black and Catholic institution of higher learning. Since its founding in 1925, the University has been committed to the promotion of a more just and humane society. Reaffirming its African American heritage and its Catholic tradition for more than nine decades, Xavier continues to offer its students a qu...ality education and opportunities for leadership development. Xavier’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) consists of six academic divisions comprising of twenty-one academic departments offering more than forty majors; the College of Pharmacy, which was established in 1927, is currently made up of the Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Division of Clinical and Administrative Sciences. The divisions and departments together with the College Deans share responsibility for the quality and integrity of all academic programs as well as for our fidelity to Xavier’s mission.
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.