Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor - TWO positions
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for two full-time tenure track faculty positions in our CAA accredited program in speech-language pathology. Successful candidates for these positions will be required to teach and advise undergraduate and master’s students, contribute to the clinical education program, implement a clearly-defined agenda of research and scholarship, and engage in service to the department, college, university and community.
Applicants should have expertise in at least two content areas including speech science, disorders of speech production (fluency, voice, resonance), swallowing and dysphagia, school-age language disorders, literacy, augmentative and alternative communication, and/or multicultural/multilingual issues.
Other requirements include the development of practicum experiences related to their areas of expertise and the associated supervision of these experiences on and/or off-campus. Applicants who consider themselves generalists will also be considered and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All faculty at UW-Whitewater may be required to teach online and hybrid classes, weekend and/or evening classes, and provide service to the university and local community in a variety of modalities including leading Learning Communities, mentoring students, and providing professional development opportunities to colleagues, schools and community groups.
Qualifications: Applicants are required to have an earned doctorate in speech-language pathology or related area, ASHA certification in speech-language pathology and be eligible for Wisconsin state licensure. Applicants who are ABD may be considered with the expectation that the doctoral degree will be awarded within the first year of hire.
Rank & Salary: Commensurate with experience.
University & Community: UW-Whitewater is a premier public university with an enrollment of 12,034 students. The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to diversity and teaching diverse learners; the utilization of multiple modes of instructional delivery and technology including smart classrooms and online, hybrid, and tele-presence courses; adult student learners; and international programs and experiences. The campus is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. For further information regarding the University and community, pleas see our website at www.uww.edu.
•Letter of interest (including qualifications for the position, philosophy and goals for teaching and scholarship)
•Evidence of scholarship and research plan
•Summaries of course evaluations if available
•Unofficial copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire)
•Names, addresses and complete contact information of five professional references – including email address.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2013 will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated employment date is 08/2013.
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.