Speech Language Pathology (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Speech Language Pathology (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)
College/Unit The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
Home Department Communication Sciences & Disorders
Employee Group Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification Tenure Track Faculty
Position Begin Date 08/20/2018
Position End Date
Position Summary

The Speech-Language Pathology Division in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University (CMU) is recruiting for one full-time, 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning August 20, 2018. The CMU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is located in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive benefits package and research support are available. Summer work opportunities exist.

Maintain a standard of excellence in teaching, research/scholarship and service as outlined by the CMU Faculty Agreement and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Bylaws.
Teaching. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Supervise graduate and undergraduate student clinicians providing speech-language pathology services.
Research. Conduct research and scholarly endeavors leading to publications and external grants. Direct student research.
Service. Involvement in campus and community service. Advise undergraduate and graduate students.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate degree is required although ABD considered if it is clear the degree will be completed by the start of appointment; CCC-SLP required. Licensed as an SLP in Michigan or eligible for MI licensure. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: fluency, speech science/acoustic phonetics, child phonology; however, other areas of expertise may be considered. Effective oral/written communication skills required. Must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD; clinical supervision experience; teaching at university level; experience or demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts; demonstrated research agenda based on published works and/or external funding; and evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations.

Message to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date of the position will be August 2018. Applications must be submitted through an on-line process beginning at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, copy of academic transcripts, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Katie Squires at Katie.Squires@cmich.edu. CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities (see www.cmich.edu/ocrie ).

About the Department

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU’s website is http://www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is http://www.cmich.edu/academics/health_professions.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a faculty/staff of 35, and an enrollment of approximately 120 graduate students and 200 undergraduate signed majors. The department’s academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Over 5,000 clients are seen annually, including 80+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program. To learn more about the department, visit the departmental website.

Posting Begins 08/16/2017
Posting Ends
Open Until Filled No
Type of Recruitment External
About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions. and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie.)

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Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. List of References
  6. Transcript Copies
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document (1)