Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication (Speech, Language, and Hearing Science). This is a full-time, academic year, continuing tenure-track position.

The individual will teach a variety of courses in the field of speech, language, and hearing science. Such courses may include linguistics, audiology, speech acoustics, anatomy and physiology, phonetics, and introduction to clinical practice. The selected applicant will also be able to teach courses in their specialty area and encouraged to develop courses of interest. We seek candidates whose background, teaching interests, and research agenda will help foster diversity in the College.

Since its founding in 1854, Rhode Island College (RIC) has been delivering a low-cost, high-quality education in innovative ways from its beautiful campus in Providence, RI. As Rhode Island’s first institution of public higher education, RIC has grown from its origins in teacher preparation to becoming a leading regional comprehensive college. The Department of Communication offers majors in Public Relations & Advertising, Media Communication, Public & Professional Communication, and Speech Language and Hearing Science. The department offers minors in Communication and in Digital Media Production. We are an active, engaged faculty with diverse research and teaching interests.

Required qualifications:

●Ph.D. in Speech, Language and Hearing Science or related area.
●Evidence of research in the field and/or professional experience
●Teaching experience in the field

Preferred qualifications:

●Current Clinical Certification in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
●Willingness to teach a variety of courses
●Enthusiasm for the field
●Evidence of effective undergraduate teaching
●Willingness to build relationships with local healthcare providers.

Application deadline: 4/13/2022

Proposed starting salary: $61,779

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.