The School of Health Sciences and the College of Sciences and Health Professions at Cleveland State University (CSU) is seeking to fill a nine-month renewable (non-tenure-track) position for a Professor of Practice Teaching for the Program in Speech and Hearing. The appointment is to begin fall semester of 2017. Herein, the term “Professor of Practice” is used collectively to refer to the three categories of rank: Assistant Professor of Practice Teaching, Associate Professor of Practice Teaching and (Full) Professor of Practice Teaching. Minimum and preferred qualifications for Associate / (Full) categories are combined.
CSU is searching for active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The Speech and Hearing Program at CSU, which is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA), offers a Bachelor degree in Speech and Hearing and a Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology. The program is housed in the new, state-of-the-art Center for Innovation in Medical Professions (CIMP). CSU is a unique urban university and Cleveland is a resurgent metropolitan city that is home to world-class hospitals and medical facilities, as well as to numerous cultural institutions and recreational resources.
A Professor of Practice must hold a Master or Doctorate degree and be an experienced (see sections below) Speech-Language Pathologist. Candidates are expected to have comprehensive knowledge of the fields of communication sciences and communication disorders. Candidates are also expected to possess a focused and committed interest in student success, a sensitivity for student interests, and strong interpersonal skills. In addition, candidates are expected to possess an open-mindedness, an independence, a sense of integrity, and an intellectual enthusiasm that they can effectively convey to students. Appointment to this position will be based on evidence of, or a potential for, excellence in teaching, supervision and professional service.
Primary Duties: The Professor of Practice is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including all course planning and preparation, and to provide clinical instruction and/or supervise student practica, which will also involve administrative responsibilities in the CSU Speech and Hearing Clinic. Participation in service to the program, school, college, university and to the profession is also expected. A Professor of Practice is not expected to engage in research, professional publications, presentations, or in grant-seeking.
Minimum Qualifications for Assistant Professor of Practice Teaching:
- Master of Arts (or Science) degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders;
- A Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language-Pathology (CCC-SP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
- Ohio Board Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology (or eligibility to obtain).
- At least ten years of experience as a full-time speech-language pathologist (or part-time experiences equivalent to at least ten years of full time experience).
- Experience as a supervisor or mentor of speech-language pathologists.
- Evidence of the potential to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders.
Preferred Qualifications for Assistant Professor of Practice Teaching:
- Academic coursework beyond the Master of Arts (or Science) degree.
- An earned doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, that will be conferred by August 2017.
- Ohio Department of Education teaching licensure in Speech-Language Pathology (or eligibility to obtain).
- Evidence of successful and sustained teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the field of communication sciences and disorders.
- A record of professional service in the field of communication sciences and disorders.
- Experience working in a medical setting.
- Experience and/or interest in promoting inter-professional education.
- Experience and/or interest in educational technology and distance learning.
- The ability to contribute through teaching and or/service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Starting date is August 2017.
Review of applications begins April 18, 2017. Hiring is contingent upon maintaining existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the University's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check. The position will remain open until filled.
To apply for this position, send a letter of intent that describes your qualifications and interest, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. At least one letter should be from an individual who can attest to the applicant's actual or potential teaching and supervision abilities. Electronic submission of licensure, evidence of teaching and other items is provided by a centralized application system at: http://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/7601
For additional information, please contact:
Sue Ann Neff, M.A., CCC-SLP
Assistant Adjunct Clinical Professor
Chair: Search Committee
School of Health Sciences
Center for Innovation in
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