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Assistant/Associate Professor- Speech- Language Pathology
Title:Assistant/Associate Professor- Speech- Language Pathology
Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open to the Public

Position Status: full-time, regular tenure track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: $42,974.00-$65,838.00

Closing Date: April 22, 2016

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties

The University of the District of Columbia, College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Education, Health and Social Work, Speech – Language Pathology Program invites applications for a full-time, nine month faculty appointment as a professor with a target start date of August 15, 2016.  Candidates with credentials appropriate to an assistant or associate professor assignment will be given full consideration although a mid-level hire is desired.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                  
The responsibilities of the position include participation in teaching graduate courses, including SLP introductory courses and prerequisites for new graduate students without an undergraduate degree in speech-language pathology.  In addition, clinical instruction in other areas of expertise, including technology assisted diagnosis and treatment will be required.
The incumbent will demonstrate other scholarly engagement inclusive of research, grant writing, publishing, and presenting, student advising, outcomes assessment, service to the program, department, college, University and community, and promotion of the program for the recruitment of students and clients.

  1. An earned doctorate in communication disorders, communication science, or speech-language pathology with expertise in speech across the lifespan.
  2. Current clinical certification in speech-language pathology from the American Speech – Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  3. District of Columbia Licensure or eligibility for a DC License in speech – language pathology;
  4. Five (5) years of university teaching experience;
  5. Five (5) years of clinical instruction experience;
  6. Established record of scholarly productivity;
  7. Expertise in normal and disordered voice production, language and literacy, speech science, social language disorder, multicultural issues, prelinguistic developmental delay, aural rehabilitation , and/or deaf education; and
  8. Established record of graduate student advising/mentoring including directing research projects.
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:                                                                                      
  1. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical instruction;
  2. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  3. Outstanding communication skills;
  4. Ability to engage with diverse groups and show sensitivity to variations across age, gender socioeconomic status, ethnicity, language, cultural, national origin, and prior training and educational experience;
  5. Knowledge of the application of evidence-based assessment and treatment practices in communication disorders that cover the span and scope of contemporary practices with both child and adult populations
  6. Working knowledge of CAA policy, training, accreditation, and certification standards

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.

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