Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (REQ12718)

Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Assistant Professor- Boca Raton, FL

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor full-time, 9-month tenure track position beginning August 2023. Applicants with a background in pediatric speech sound disorders are preferred. Applicants with expertise in AAC, speech science, dysphagia, and/or the evaluation and treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse populations are also encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will provide high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and demonstrate and support a culture of diversity and inclusion. Candidates will be expected to establish a research program in their area of expertise. Dissemination of research findings in various formats including national/international conferences and peer-reviewed journals is expected. Opportunities for clinical supervision and summer instruction are likely.

The Department of CSD at FAU offers an accredited Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology and also provides prerequisite coursework. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with other colleges and departments (e.g., Engineering and Medicine) and on-campus programs/centers (e.g., university lab schools, Memory and Wellness Center, Brain Institute).

Successful candidates may be eligible for an appointment at the FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute (I-BRAIN, https://www.fau.edu/ibrain). I-BRAIN supports neuroscience research, education, and community engagement programs across multiple FAU campuses and colleges. Faculty members of I-BRAIN qualify for pilot grants, graduate student fellowships, research technology support, and subsidized use of I-BRAIN Core facilities including the FAU Cell Imaging Core and Neurobehavior Core. I-BRAIN faculty pursue research across the full spectrum of neuroscience, ranging from genetic and molecular neuroscience, cellular and circuit analysis of brain function, behavioral studies in models and man, cognitive and computational neuroscience, disease mechanism, and treatment studies.

The CSD Program is housed in the College of Education which is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited institution in the field or related areas required by the time of appointment and ABD applicants will be consideredEligible for Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHAEligibility for Florida state licensure.Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.Expertise in the differential diagnosis of disorders of communication and swallowing.Ability to consult with other professionals to meet the needs of individuals with communication and swallowing disorders.Provide continuing professional education to SLPs and to professionals in related disciplines.Demonstrates a commitment to providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgroundsPassionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position Assistant Professor on the Office of Human Resources’ career website (https://fau.edu/jobs) by completing the required online employment application and submitting the related documents. When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) Resume. Professional references (name, relevant institution, email address, phone number) may be emailed to the search committee chair, Dr. Connie Porcaro: cporcaro@health.fau.edu

Information regarding FAU’s faculty transcript requirements located in the Special Instructions section of the posted position on https://fau.edu/jobs

Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

For more information and to apply, visit www.fau.edu/jobs and go to Apply Now REQ12718.

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711.

FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.