Overview

The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University invites applications for the position of Clincial Assistant Professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Program. Faculty with expertise in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply: aphasia, traumatic brain injury, neurological disease, swallowing disorders, medical speech-language pathology, rehabilitative medicine.

The graduate program offers the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree, and matriculates its second student cohort in the Fall of 2017. A clinical faculty member in the Speech-Language Pathology Program has responsibilities in clinical and academic teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include possible directorship of academic courses and engaging in clinical education at the Midwestern University Speech-Language Institute. Scholarship requirements include development of a productive line of scholarship that results in dissemination. Service responsibilities include membership on Program, College, and University committees, assisting with the student recruitment and admissions process, contributing to the preparation of program self-study and accreditation documents, professional role-modeling, and participating actively in the professional activities of state and national organizations.

Applicants must hold a Master’s or doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology and evidence potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Candidates must hold certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP), and must hold or be eligible for state licensure in Arizona. Prior teaching experience, scholarly productivity, and professional service will enhance the candidate’s application. Rank is open and dependent upon experience. Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Arizona campus is located on a spacious 143-acre campus in Glendale, AZ, 10 miles outside of Phoenix, and is home to the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine, College of Optometry, College of Veterinary Medicine, and College of Health Sciences. The Speech-Language Pathology program is housed in the College of Health Sciences along with Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, Biomedical Sciences, Podiatric Medicine, Cardiovascular Science, and Nurse Anesthesia.
Qualified applicants must complete an online application at www.midwestern.edu. Go to Quick Links – Employment at MWU – Employment Opportunities. Identify the position for which you are applying and submit your application.

Applicants should also submit a curriculum vita, the names of three professional references and a statement describing qualifications for this position to: Tina K. Veale, Ph.D., Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology; 19555 N. 59th Ave.; 302A Cactus Wren; Glendale, AZ 85308; tveale@midwestern.edu. Application materials may be mailed or emailed.