The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Purdue University Fort Wayne invites applications for a full-time 9-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for this position will be August 14, 2023.
- Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Conducting research in area of expertise. Contributing to departmental and university service including academic advising of undergraduate students.
Required qualifications include:
- Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, or a related field. ABD applicants whose Ph.D. will be completed prior to the start date are also eligible to apply. Expertise in one or more areas related to adult or pediatric speech-language pathology.
Preferred qualifications include:
- CCC-SLP and Indiana state SLP license or the credentials to obtain state licensure.
Employment is contingent upon available funding and a satisfactory background check.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is part of the College of Science, and offers a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, and a certificate in Gerontology. The first cohort of graduate students started in Fall 2020. The department runs an on-campus Communication Disorders Clinic. The department currently includes seven full-time and three part-time faculty members. Graduate class sizes are typically 15 students and undergraduate classes usually range from 20-40 students.
Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) is the largest university in northeast Indiana, offering 25 graduate and over 100 prestigious Purdue University undergraduate degrees and certificates. The 594‐acre campus in Fort Wayne is home to just over 7000 degree‐seeking undergraduate and graduate students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities. Through PFW's partnerships with area high schools, almost 2000 high school students take dual‐credit courses, simultaneously earning both high school and college credits. The university also provides numerous resources for faculty development. PFW is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Learn more about the campus at https://www.pfw.edu/ and the city of Fort Wayne at http://www.cityoffortwayne.org/.
To apply, please submit the following materials through the online application website: cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, CV, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, and contact information for 3 references. https://careers.purdue.edu/FW/go/FW-Faculty/7720100/ All candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to complete a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation.
The department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement. Candidates should address in their cover letter their previous efforts to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion and/or how they intend to promote diversity and inclusion in the future.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.