The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Saint Louis University seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR starting August 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
- A Ph.D. in speech-language pathology or related area. ABD will be considered, if finished by first semester of employment
- Successful classroom teaching experience
- A record of research and scholarly accomplishments
- Expertise in early childhood (birth to five) language disorders; additional expertise in multicultural issues, childhood speech sound disorders, autism, and/or augmentative/alternative communication is desirable
- ASHA certification and ability to obtain MO licensure
This 9-month position requires teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, maintaining an active research agenda, mentoring student research, advising students, and participating in service.
The Department offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. A dedicated clinical faculty provides clinical instruction and supervision, guided by a mission of person-centered and culturally-competent care. In 2015, a million dollar renovation doubled the Department area, with upgraded clinic, lab, and research spaces. Technology upgrades include audio/visual recording capabilities in the clinic, new audiology booths, and electronic medical record keeping. The size of both the undergraduate and graduate programs is increasing, with about 40 new students joining each year’s graduate cohort.
The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) has provided students with the tools and education to become well prepared health care professionals since its founding in 1929. DCHS includes the departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Clinical Health Sciences (including Physician Assistant), Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.
Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care and a strong commitment to faith and service. Guided by its Jesuit mission, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders. Saint Louis University has set a series of ambitious goals to become a model in promoting teaching, learning, and research that exemplify discovery, transformative outcomes, andengaged citizenship in a global society. Saint Louis University offers a comprehensive benefits package, tuition benefits, wellness programs, and professional and personal development options.
The research environment at the University is one that fosters collaboration across departments and colleges in order to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges. The Saint Louis University Research Institute is the newest addition to SLU’s research enterprise. The SLU Research Institute was established through a $50 million transformations gift emphasizing advancing the university’s existing research growth ambitions to expand scholarship and research efforts.
Known as the Gateway City, St. Louis is a friendly city with numerous activities for both children and adults. The population of St. Louis is about 318,000 – with more than 1 million people in St. Louis County. St. Louis is a popular tourist destination for sites such as the iconic Arch, high-ranked St. Louis Zoo, Forest Park, Science Center and many other popular attractions. The St. Louis area hosts music, food and cultural festivals that draw thousands more to the city each year. St. Louis is home to the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues and numerous smaller professional sports teams.
We recruit people of all faiths who share our mission to pursue truth for the greater glory of God and the service of others. Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Application materials include:
- letter of interest,
- curriculum vita/resume,
- names and contact information for three references,
- proof of ASHA certification, and
- official doctoral transcripts.
All materials must be submitted online at https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers. Final applicants will need to submit three letters of recommendation. Questions may be directed to Sara Steele, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.