Speech Pathology & Audiology Asst. Professor, Tenure
Jan 27, 2022
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About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning
Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional,
residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan
branch campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring
standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity
Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal
Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that
spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications
from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to,
minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU
has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based
on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race,
color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic
information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by
state or federal law.
APPOINTMENT: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track starting August
2022. Position is a 9-month appointment during the academic year,
August - May.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate
and graduate courses, conducting research and scholarship in the
applicant's area of expertise, engaging students in research,
participating in service at the departmental, college, and
university levels. As a clinical program it is also required that
applicants supervise students in the speech-language and/or hearing
clinic, or at an arranged off-campus location.
RANK & SALARY: Assistant Professor, tenure-track. Salary
competitive. Western Illinois University offers a competitive
benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full
benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing
Sciences or a closely related field and the potential for teaching
and research excellence are required. The Certificate of Clinical
Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and eligibility
for Illinois state licensure are also required.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience supervising students at the
graduate level conducting speech-language services.
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a
regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher
education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body).
Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
(SPA) at Western Illinois University offers a B.S. degree in Speech
Pathology and Audiology and M.S. degree in Speech Pathology. The
graduate program in speech-language pathology is CAA accredited.
The department operates an on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
and is located on the 2nd floor of Memorial Hall including
classrooms, treatment and diagnostic rooms, sensory room, audiology
clinic, faculty labs and offices, and student computer lab and work
rooms. Classrooms have recently been updated with interactive 90"
monitors, ELMOs and Zoom technology.
THE UNIVERSITY: Since 1902, Western Illinois University has
provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in
west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's
traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the
educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the
WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois,
is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities
More than 66 undergraduate degree programs, nearly 40 graduate
programs and two doctoral programs prepare students for a
successful career after graduation. Outside the classroom at
Western, concerts, lectures, presentations, films, dance
performances and more are performed each year, along with numerous
major theatrical and dance productions and studio shows, as well as
a variety of service-oriented projects and activities, all in a
diverse and inclusive campus environment. The Multicultural Center
is home to four cultural and resource centers: The Gwendolyn
Brooks, Casa Latina, the Women's Center, and the LGBT*QA Resource
Center. These cultural and resource centers promote WIU's goal of
enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through educational
programming and advocacy.
The University's athletics program, based on the Macomb campus,
sponsors 19 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's and women's
varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football
Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football
Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I
level through The Summit League.
WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 6,432): A traditional,
residential four-year campus offering a comprehensive slate of
undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in
education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central
Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Amtrak provides twice-daily
service from Macomb to Chicago (and point in-between). Macomb is
located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International
Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional
Airport (Peoria, IL).
WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,192): The only public
university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select
undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in
education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its
metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL.
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three
current professional references
4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official copies will
be requested of selected candidate
5) photocopies of clinical credentials and licenses required (i.e.,
ASHA CCC-SLP or AUD and current state license)
6) ) research statement
7) teaching Statement
8) a separate statement regarding your commitment to diversity,
equity and inclusion
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by
navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/
**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB
Screening will begin on February 27, 2022.
Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment
for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to
a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is
contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures
relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in
the background investigation.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Angi
Martin-Prudent, search chair at AL-Martin6@wiu.edu
For assistance with the online application system contact the
Office of Human Resources at (309)298-1971 or via email at email@example.com
To apply, visit https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=142100&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=0