SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST IN COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a part-time clinical faculty member in Speech-Language Pathology, lecturer rank, non-tenure track. The successful applicant will be responsible for provision of clinical care, work with graduate students, and support of research and educational missions of the Department’s Voice, Speech, Language Service and Swallowing Center on the Chicago campus.
The position will be primarily housed in the downtown Chicago campus in the Voice, Speech, Language Service and Swallowing Center located on Northwestern’s medical campus. The successful applicant will provide specialized care to inpatients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The ideal candidate will have specialized experience managing infants with feeding disorders in a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Ability to provide cross-coverage in the adult population is preferred.
Employment term: An 11-month position. Start date is September 1st, 2018. The appointment may be renewed on an annual basis.
Provide exceptional, evidence-based diagnosis and treatment for patients in an acute-care hospital setting.
Collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary team
Perform and interpret diagnostic videofluoroscopic swallow studies, Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing.
Provide supervision and educational guidance for Northwestern University graduate students completing clinical rotations.
Provide support for new and ongoing research studies and research related activities.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application procedure: Send cover letter describing your clinical interests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address), and three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair, Kristin Larsen. Forward questions to Kristin Larsen, Assistant Clinic Director at email@example.com. For more information about the Clinic and Department, please visit: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/clinic
The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. The main campus is located in Evanston and the medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago. Both campuses are located on the shore of Lake Michigan. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.
Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled.
Review of applications will begin immediately.
Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Earned Master’s or Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology
Eligibility for Illinois SLP licensure
Clinical experience in:
Feeding and dysphagia assessment and management in infants
Motor speech disorders
Internal Number: 2
About Northwestern University
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is home to undergraduate, professional, and doctoral research programs that explore the science of human speech, hearing, and learning and seek new and more effective ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat related communication disorders.The department's faculty are renowned for discoveries that have changed our understanding of human communication. They explore the processes that underlie speech, hearing and learning, including sensation, perception, cognition, and motor control. They investigate social, familial, and cultural issues that impair communication. And they delve into the molecular and epidemiological bases of normal and disordered human communication.Our professional audiology and speech and language pathology programs are consistently ranked among the top ten programs in the nation by US News & World Report. Students, faculty and staff work together to provide patients of all ages a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for hearing, speech, learning, language, voice, and swallowing disorders in clinics on the Evanston and Chicago campuses.
The AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students