Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty Position
Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.
We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning and who will help us realize our vision. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.
COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
Teach undergraduate courses in speech and language pathology; lead in curriculum development, program management, and clinical program development; conduct needs assessment and feasibility study for, and possible development of, a graduate program; mentor undergraduate students; conduct and supervise research in areas of interest and expertise; and provide service to Aurora University and the profession. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders and present evidence of excellence in teaching, service, and professional activity. The area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can teach across the program’s curriculum. The candidate will be expected to serve as a department chair and lead in the development of the new program, including ongoing program development and recruiting. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from ASHA is required. Applications received by Friday, February 28, 2014, will receive full consideration.
All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability and generous matching contributions to a 403(b) plan. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at aurora.edu/facultyjobs.
Please submit application materials as follows:
Faculty Search, Office of the Provost
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.