Clinical Faculty - Speech/Language Pathology, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park
Chair Position, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
University of Maryland, College Park
The Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences invites applications for a full time (9 month) clinical faculty member (assistant/associate/full clinical professor) beginning January 1, 2014.
Primary responsibilities include: clinical education of graduate students engaged in practicum in Speech Language Pathology; direct the development and implementation of a preschool curriculum adapted for children with communicative impairment; potential for teaching courses within the Department; and opportunities for collaboration with research faculty. Clinical faculty members are expected to participate in departmental activities, including committee service. Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits included.
Applicants should have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience working in the field of speech-language pathology, especially as related to preschoolers with communicative impairments. Applicants with previous experience in clinical teaching or teaching classes in a university setting will be given preference. Requirements: master’s degree in speech language pathology, ASHA CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Maryland licensure.
About the Department
The mission of the Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences is to provide state-of-the-art teaching, research, and clinical services in the areas of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Our department is recognized as one of the top-ranked Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report (America's Best Graduate Schools 2014). Our speech-language pathology program is ranked 17th and our audiology program is ranked 21st. Both programs are in the top 10% of graduate programs in the discipline nationwide. The Department's Speech and Hearing Clinic provides speech, language, and hearing services for individuals with communication disorders across the life span. The clinic includes a Language-Learning Early-Advantage Program (LEAP), which offers communication enrichment for children between the ages of three and five and especially welcomes children with speech and/or language delays only or children learning English as a second language.
Complete an online application at https://jobs.umd.edu (job position #119215). Required materials include a letter of application, resume, and names/email addresses of three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions, contact Vivian Sisskin (301-405-4232); firstname.lastname@example.org). UMCP is an equal opportunity employer.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position: Applications are invited for the position of Chair of
the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park.
The department is interdisciplinary; current faculty members have degrees in Audiology,
Speech-Language Pathology, and other related disciplines such as Psychology and Physics.
The department (http://hesp.umd.edu/) is CAA-accredited, offers highly competitive
programs leading to BA, MA, AuD and PhD degrees, and is ranked in the top 10% of
communication sciences and disorders programs in the nation. It supports interdisciplinary
initiatives and enjoys campus-wide research ties with the Neuroscience and Cognitive
Science (NACS) Program, the Center for Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Hearing
(C-CEBH), the new NACS-MD Neuroimaging Center, and is a key contributor to the largest
language science community in North America (http://languagescience.umd.edu). The
College Park campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area in close
proximity to numerous world-renowned medical institutions and research facilities
including NIH, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, John Hopkins University, and
the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The University is committed to building a
world-class department and seeks a Chair who can provide the leadership to make this
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. degree and be eligible for
appointment as a tenured full professor. CCC-A or CCC-SLP certification is strongly
desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have a distinguished record of
research and teaching; a record of external financial support; the ability to effectively
articulate and further the vision of the department; and the ability to develop and maintain
productive working relationships with university administrators, faculty, staff, students and
alumni as well as individuals affiliated with state and federal agencies, foundations, and
other nongovernmental organizations. Candidates will be considered with expertise in
speech, language, or hearing; applicants in Audiology are particularly encouraged to apply.
Application Process: We expect this search to be an ongoing process, and thus the position
will remain open until filled. Nominations of qualified individuals are invited at any time.
For best consideration, application materials should be submitted by October 1, 2013.
Applications must include a curriculum vitae; statement succinctly describing the
candidate’s experience as related to this position and vision for the department; a statement
of research; and the names, titles and contact information of three references who may be
asked for letters of recommendation. The committee will contact you before soliciting
letters of recommendation. Applications and inquiries will be kept confidential. All
application materials must be uploaded to the university’s web-based application system:
ejobs.umd.edu, position # 104614. Please upload each document as a separate .pdf
file to this site. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search
committee, Dr. Jack Blanchard at 301-405-8438 or email@example.com.
The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women,
minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to