University of Connecticut, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Position ID:UConn-Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences-2019639 [#14022]
Position Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/07/09, listed until 2020/01/09)
Position Description:    

We are inviting applications for an Instructor/Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.

The Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) Department is a CAA-accredited program in both audiology and speech-language pathology. The department has 20 faculty members, 300 undergraduate and 125 graduate students. The SLHS Department is a key component of the UConn Cognitive Sciences Program and a participating department in the interdisciplinary training program funded by a National Science Foundation IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training) grant (https://nbl.cogsci.uconn.edu/). The Storrs campus is located in eastern Connecticut, 30 minutes from Hartford and 45 minutes from Providence, RI, between Boston (90 minutes away) and New York City (2½ hours away). For more information please visit the department’s website at www.slhs.uconn.edu.  

The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to the mentoring of students in their professional development.  Successful candidates will be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.  The teaching load will be four courses one semester and three courses the other semester. In addition, this individual will be expected to participate in outreach and service activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s degree and Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).  Proven excellence in teaching a broad range of topics in Speech-Language Pathology.   The successful candidate will be able to foster a collegial working atmosphere.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP).

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a nine-month, non-tenure track position with annual reappointment. The anticipated start date is January 21, 2020. This appointment will be at the main campus in Storrs, CT.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position and a curriculum vitae.   Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

For more information regarding the Department of SLHS please visit the department website at (https://slhs.uconn.edu/).  Please contact Dr. Bernard Grela (email: bernard.grela@uconn.edu) for other inquiries.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019639)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
http://slhs.uconn.edu/
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Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Connecticut
850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085
Storrs, CT 06269-1085

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