Assistant Professor (Communication Disorders and Sciences) School of Health Sciences Southern Illinois University Carbondale
A faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor has been announced in the Communication Disorders and Sciences Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This position is a continuing, tenure track, 9-month appointment to start August 16, 2020. We are seeking applicants with potential for excellence in research and teaching in the area of Communication Disorders and Sciences. The area of research is open to all areas within speech and language. SIU Carbondale is classified as a Carnegie High Research Activity Institution.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses; maintain a record of scholarly productivity by initiating research in a specialty area leading to publications in national peer-reviewed journals; seek external funding in area of specialty; encourage and support student research; supervise students in clinical practicum; advise and mentor students; provide service to the public and to the constituencies of the department, college, and university; participate in program assessment activities and duties as described in accreditation standards.
Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Communication Disorders and Sciences, Audiology, or a related discipline. ABD applicants will be considered if all Ph.D. degree requirements are met by August 15, 2020. If all degree requirements are not met by August 15, 2020, a term, non-tenure track appointment may be offered in accordance with University policy (http://policies.siu.edu/personnel_policies/chapter2/ch2-faps/conting.php). Applicants must possess potential for scholarly research that leads to publications in nationally-refereed journals. All areas of expertise related to speech and language will be considered. Must be eligible for Illinois state licensure in speech-language pathology. Preference will be given to applicants with ASHA clinical certification or Certification of Clinical Competence in SLP or Audiology.
SIU Carbondale is a strong, diverse, student-centered research-intensive and comprehensive university. Tucked into the beautiful scenery of the Shawnee National Forest region and surrounded by outstanding recreational lakes and wonderful state parks, SIU Carbondale is a haven for outdoor recreation enthusiasts and widely regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the entire country. Visit https://carbondaletourism.org/explore/ for information.
Accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA), the Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) program offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees. Our rigorous master’s program is designed to be a five semester program including two semesters of clinical internship. Our students excel at passing the Praxis exam and have very high job placement rates. We promote collaboration between our faculty and students, enabling students to actively engage with faculty through clinical, research, and mentorship experiences.
A strong history of collaborations is found through the relationships CDS has with both the SIU Clinical Center and the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders. The SIU Clinical Center (https://clinicalcenter.siu.edu/) is a robust training clinic that has provided an array of services ranging from psychological and speech language assessments to family and couples counseling for over 60 years. The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (https://casd.siu.edu/) provides a training center for CDS students on evidence-based practice for working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. A member of The Autism Program of Illinois since 2003, hundreds of children have benefited from the program. Through these collaborations, numerous faculty and student research projects have been supported. Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently earned the prestigious 2015 community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. That designation reflects our long-standing commitment to service and outreach.
Application deadline: For full consideration, application materials must be received by January 10, 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure: Application materials must include: (1) letter of application that describes your areas of interest in research, teaching and service activities; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact information for 3 references. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered.
SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.
Internal Number: ASA-564
About SIUC School of Health Sciences
From its humble beginnings as the state’s second teachers college - founded in 1869 with a dozen academic departments and an inaugural class of 143 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale now ranks among Illinois’ most comprehensive public universities.Fall 2014:Total Enrollment (including part-time): 17,989Total Full-Time Students: 15,208Undergraduate Students (full and part-time): 13,461Professional Practice and Graduate Students (full and part-time): 4,485Female Students: 46.24%Male Students: 53.76%Average Undergraduate Age: 22.8Ethnic Minority Enrollment: 28.8%Quick facts for Faculty may be found on this website: http://www.irs.siu.edu/quickfacts/faculty_staff/index.phpA list of benefits may be found on this website: http://hr.siu.edu/benefits/index.html