Assistant/Associate Professor - Communication Disorders
CHS Speech & Hearing
Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)
**Assistant Professor - Communication Disorders**
The Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences (CDS) in the College of Health Sciences is seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in the area of acquired speech and language disorders of adulthood, who will exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures, to join the faculty in speech-language pathology at the rank of Assistant Professor. This tenure-track position provides excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and scholarship.
**Principal Duties and Responsibilities:**
The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in CDS. This individual will serve as director for courses in CDS, specifically in the areas of Aphasia, Cognition, and Neurological Sciences. The candidate will develop a record of research and scholarship that includes extramural funding for research. The candidate will assume the responsibilities of an academic leader at Rush as demonstrated by participation in University, college, departmental, and other professional service activities. The candidate will serve as an effective academic advisor and clinical preceptor to Rush graduate students.
**Required Job Qualifications:**
+ Ph.D. degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Sciences
+ Evidence of teaching and research potential
+ Clinical Certification (CCC-SLP) and be eligible for Illinois licensure in speech-language pathology.
+ Effective and positive interpersonal skills in order to work with students, faculty, duties and responsibilities.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Research/scholarly skills in keeping with position expectations.
+ Effective teaching skills in order to participate in the academic program.
+ Ability to organize and implement effective teaching assignments as well as a productive scholarly record.
**Preferred Job Qualifications:**
+ Expertise in aphasia, apraxia of speech, and other acquired cognitive-communication disorders preferred.
+ Experience of teaching at undergraduate or graduate level is preferred.
+ Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
+ Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among US academic medical centers in a study conducted by the health care performance improvement company Vizient.
+ In U.S. News & World Report's 2019-2020 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 5 categories.
+ Rush University Medical Center received five stars in a quality rating system by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush University Medical Center is the only five-star academic medical center in the Chicago area.
+ Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.
_Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics._
- Clinical Works
- Communication Disorders
- Interpersonal Skills
- Speech Language Pathology