003812-2017 - Full Clinical Professor

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of Clinical Education in Speech-Language Pathology. The position is a full-time, 12-month appointment as clinical faculty. Anticipated start date is 1 July 2018, but is negotiable. The Director of Clinical Education in Speech-Language Pathology oversees clinical education for the MS-SLP program and mentors clinical faculty in the program including the Director of the M.D. Steer Speech and Language Clinic.

For almost eight decades, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences has been a national leader in clinical education and research. The Department is part of the College of Health and Human Sciences and resides in full in the new Lyles-Porter Hall, joined by clinics from College units in Health and Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutritional Sciences, and Psychological Sciences as well as the Indiana University of School of Medicine – West Lafayette. These allied professions provide especially rich opportunities for interprofessional education. The Department offers an undergraduate degree and three graduate degrees, MS-SLP, AuD, and PhD. Programs in speech-language pathology and audiology are accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The Department enjoys excellence and distinction in all of its programs, promotes faculty development through scholarship and research, progressive teaching, and engagement locally, state-wide, and nationally.

The main focus for the Director of Clinical Education in Speech-Language Pathology is personalized professional preparation of students in communication sciences to become outstanding evidence-based practitioners.   Applicants must have a Master’s or doctoral degree, CCC-SLP, and be eligible for Indiana licensure in speech-language pathology. A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience is required.  The candidate will be eligible for appointment as a clinical full professor.

The successful candidate will enjoy being a member of a vibrant collegial community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the clinical M.S. program in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Extending the continued excellence of our SLP clinical program
  • Collaborating with Director of Clinical Education in Audiology
  • Planning and developing new models of clinical education in SLP to meet future needs of the discipline
  • Managing the budget of the SLP clinical program
  • Mentoring the SLP clinical faculty
  • Teaching in the MS SLP program
  • Providing clinical education to graduate students

Review of applications will begin January 2018, but applications will continue to be accepted until an exceptional leader is selected.  Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a letter of interest indicating relevant experience and qualifications, and a list of three references.  Materials are to be sent electronically to Teasha McKinley teasha@purdue.edu.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Clinical Professor Barbara Solomon, Search Chair, 765-494-3820, bsolomon@purdue.edu. Please visit our website at http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/slhs/.

Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter indicating their past experiences, current interests of activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A background check is required for employment in this position. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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