Background: Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and research. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge through collaborative research as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (www.baylor.edu/profuturis/).
Baylor University and faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders seek a dynamic teacher and scholar to fill this Clinical Assistant Professor position in Speech-Language Pathology beginning August 2017.
Qualifications: Qualifications include a commitment to excellence in teaching and supervision, with ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for Texas state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. The preferred candidate will have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of Speech and Language disorders. The candidate should have a record of academic experience and scholarship that merits the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.
Responsibilities: Teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students in speech-language pathology, mentor students; assist with the coordination and facilitation of professional development opportunities and experiences, provide service to the department, university, and professional communities, and collaborate with clinical and research partnerships – within the University, medical community and/or public/private sectors – for enhancing teaching, professional research and service activities.
Salary and Review Date: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals will be considered. Review of applications will begin February 27, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.
Application: The credential package should include a formal letter of application specifically addressing how you, the applicant, meet each of the listed qualifications; your teaching philosophy; and how your set of gifts, abilities and experiences might contribute to developing graduate students. In addition, include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, contact information for three references who may be contacted for a letter of recommendation. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required. Send to: Dr. Michaela Ritter; Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; e-mail: Michaela_Ritter@baylor.edu; Phone: 254/710-4745.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.