The major responsibilities will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in speech language pathology in areas of expertise and interest, develop a personal research program, direct student research, and participate in clinical education of students. Faculty members also participate in departmental, college, and university service.
Northern Illinois University is a Carnegie Comprehensive Doctoral Research University (high research activity) located 60 miles from Chicago and has an enrollment of approximately 24,000 students. The programs of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders include B.S. degrees in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Health Sciences, Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology, and Rehabilitation Services. Graduate degree programs include Physical Therapy (D.P.T), Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.), Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A.), and Audiology (Au.D.).
There are approximately 680 undergraduate and 200 graduate students pursuing degrees. Excellent off campus sites are available for practicum, research, and grant development. The program includes a new 27,000 sq. ft. Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic that opened in the Spring of 2008. For more information about the school visit http://www.chhs.niu.edu/slp/.
Starting date is negotiable. Usual contract will be for the first month academic year (August-May). Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D./Ed.D. in speech-language pathology or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment. Preferred areas of specialization include Fluency, Resonance Disorders, and Motor Speech Disorders. Current CCC-SLP and eligibility for Illinois state licensure in speech-language pathology is preferred. Evidence of higher education teaching, research and clinical experiences are also preferred. New graduates are encouraged to apply.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:
Judy Andres, Office Manager
School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois 60115
Review of completed applications will begin May 17, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.