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Assistant or Associate Professor – Communication Disorders

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Announcement
Department: Communication Disorders
Rank: Assistant/Associate
Specialization(s): Speech-Language Pathology
Search #19-020

Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good.  Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven, with easy access to New York and Boston. 

Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:

Southern invites applications from individuals who believe in the mission of public higher education and are committed to outstanding teaching and scholarship/creative activity.  Successful candidates will be disciplinary scholars devoted to a student-centric approach.

The Department of Communication Disorders seeks to fill a 10-month, tenure-track position, with possible summer employment, to begin August 2019.  Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching, enhancement of interdisciplinary education and practice, participation in scholarly activities, and clinical supervision. Eligible candidates should have an interest in teaching, research, and clinical practice in one or more of the following areas:  child language development and disorders, speech sound disorders, anatomy and physiology, and phonetics.

The Department of Communication Disorders at SCSU offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in communication disorders and a Master of Science Degree in speech-language pathology. In addition to offering an exemplary academic program, the Department of Communication Disorders provides its students with rich internal and external clinical experiences. With the largest university clinic for speech-language pathology in Connecticut, SCSU students are offered a wide variety of enriching clinical opportunities. 

Required Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. in Communication Disorders or related field; ABD candidates considered.  If ABD, candidate must earn doctorate by end of first year of appointment. Evidence of ability to teach effectively at the university level and to engage in meaningful scholarship/creative activity.  Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal/team collaboration skills. Computer literacy skills for administrative, research and instructional purposes. Possess or be eligibile for ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence and Connecticut state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience at the university level.  Representation of an established record of scholarship/creative activity.

Application Process:

Please submit letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:  Communication Disorders Search Committee Chair at CMDsearch1@southernct.edu.  Best consideration will be given to complete applications received by Friday, November 16, 2018.  The position will remain open until filled. 

SCSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.