A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences
(ATSU-ASHS) invites applications for a full-time faculty member in
the inaugural program in speech-language pathology in the
Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. We are
seeking vibrant and innovative individuals at the assistant or
associate professor level. Appointment will be for 12 months with
rank and salary commensurate with academic credentials and
experience. Position to begin July of 2022.
The cornerstone of the inaugural speech-language pathology program
is the education of bilingual speech-language pathologists and
clinicians with a focus in culturally responsive practices. The new
faculty member should value diversity, interprofessional practice
and education, and support the mission of the university for whole
person healthcare dedicated to providing an education to meet the
needs of a diverse student body and healthcare community.
We are seeking faculty with expertise in language development,
literacy and language disorders across the age span (child through
adolescence). Areas of interest may include speech sound disorders,
motor speech disorders (e.g. apraxia, dysarthria) in children,
and/or autism. The program provides state-of the art medical speech
pathology instrumentation and equipment.
Individuals with strong research portfolios are especially desired.
The program seeks to develop a rich scholarly environment for its
students supported by the research and grantsmanship of the
Responsibilities include graduate teaching on-campus and virtual,
maintaining an active research agenda, academic advising, oversight
of student research projects, professional and scholarly
activities, and service to the university and community. The
program will not have an on-campus clinic, but engagement in the
support of student clinical experiences is required. The ideal
candidate will also be interested in participating in collaborative
clinical and research programs.
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must:
- Have earned a doctoral degree in communication sciences and
disorders or a related field by the start of fall 2022;
- Demonstrate clear evidence of potential to develop an active and
productive research program;
- Demonstrate clear evidence of potential to obtain external
- Provide evidence that suggests the ability to teach effectively
at the college level.
Candidates at the Associate level must:
- Demonstrate an active and productive research program in the
candidate’s area of interest and departmental needs;
- Demonstrate an established record of external funding or viable
attempts to obtain external funding;
- Demonstrate a record of effective teaching at the post-secondary
- Candidates with expertise in bilingualism and/or bilingual
candidates (Spanish/English preferred) are encouraged to apply
- Evidence of a commitment to culturally responsive practices in
diverse and inclusive contexts and communities
- PhD in communication sciences and disorders
- Demonstrated commitment to working across disciplinary
- Clinical practice experience
- Doctoral degree in communication sciences and disorders or
- Eligibility for the CCC-SLP
- Eligibility for licensure in the state of Arizona
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. For specific questions, please
contact the chair of the committee, Maria Centeno-Vazquez at
Interested applicants may apply here: atsu.edu/ashs-1802
A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of
osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still.
As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two
campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres
with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning
environments include residential and online healthcare related
graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide.
ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit
mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students
from 35 countries.
ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary
healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the
founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge
of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the
graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum
and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The
University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare
education and correlated research.
ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and
knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare
in communities where needs are greatest.