(CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, NON-TENURE ELIGIBLE)
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University is searching for a speech-language pathologist to join the dynamic team of clinical faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language, and Learning (NUCASLL) on the Evanston campus. NUCASLL is a multifaceted university-based Center whose mission is to provide the highest quality hearing, speech-language, and learning healthcare to Northwestern University and Chicagoland community members. NUCASLL serves as our students’ first clinical education setting where we focus on developing graduate students into exceptional clinicians committed to being lifelong learners and leaders in their community and profession.
A successful applicant has a strong interest in clinical teaching and developing students early in their clinical education, uses evidence-based practices, and provides high-quality, compassionate clinical care. A successful applicant is an effective communicator and skilled at building professional and collaborative relationships.
The Center for Audiology Speech, Language, and Learning is housed in a new state-of-the-art facility. The Center provides services for approximately 6500 patient visits a year and has strong partnerships with world-renowned research scientists housed within the Northwestern University Communication and Sciences Disorders Department.
Employment term: An 11-month appointment beginning October 1st, 2022. The appointment may be renewed on an annual basis.
- Earned Master’s, SLPD, or Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology
- Eligibility for Illinois SLP licensure
- ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
- Substantial experience in preschool and school-age diagnostic and treatment of communication disorders
- Minimum of five years clinical experience
- Experience with supervising students in a clinical environment
- Provide exceptional, evidence-based diagnostic and treatment for clients on a pediatric caseload.
- Develop the clinical skills of graduate students via direct instruction and supervision within a team-based educational model.
- Assist in student advising and other activities related to student development.
- Participate in professional activities and service to the University, community, and the profession.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application procedure: Applications will only be accepted via online submission to our faculty recruiting system. Please including the following materials in your application: a cover letter, a current vita, and three letters of recommendation. Forward questions to the Search Committee Chair, Diane Novak. For more information about the Center, visit NUCASLL online, and for more information about the department, visit Communication Sciences and Disorders.
The School: The School of Communication has five departments and offers a suite of interdisciplinary undergraduate, professional, and graduate programs. The departments span the communication arts and sciences including the Department of Radio-Television-Film, the Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Department of Theatre (which includes music theatre and dance). The faculty of over 180 includes 102 tenure-eligible faculty. The school offers instruction to roughly 1000 undergraduate majors and 650 graduate and professional students. Founded over 135 years ago, the School has been a leader in developing the communication disciplines and professions, and continues to be a center of excellence in the communication arts and sciences. Our current Dean is E. Patrick Johnson.
The University: Northwestern University is one of the nation’s largest private research universities. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, the main campus is in Evanston and the medical campus is 12 miles south in downtown Chicago. There is continuing expansion of University facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine. Diverse cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.
Closing Date: Ongoing until position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.
The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami, and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Occupation Classification Requirements:
- Speech-Language Pathologist