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Assistant Professor - Speech Language Pathology (College of Health Professions)

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Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Health Professions

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently accepting applications for full-time tenure-track faculty position, rank of assistant/associate based upon qualifications and experience, in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The department is home to a large undergraduate program, an accredited master’s in speech-language pathology program, and a developing audiology (Au.D.) program.  This is an exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who appreciate an integrated academic and clinical program and have a desire to educate tomorrow’s professionals. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (ABD considered) in speech-language pathology or related discipline
  • ASHA certification with experience in direct clinical practice 
  • Demonstrated record and/or potential for active scholarship
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Area of expertise that complements current faculty; preference for those with expertise in fluency, voice, AAC, or ASD
  • Preference for those with evidence of strong teaching and willing to integrate academics with clinical education

Responsibilities: Teaching in the graduate program and the undergraduate pre-professional program, with both academic and clinical education responsibilities. Preference for candidates with expertise in fluency, voice, AAC, or ASD, but will accept and consider applicants with expertise in other areas.  In addition to the primary focus upon teaching, all faculty members must demonstrate scholarly activity, advise/mentor students, and provide service to the university, community, and the profession.

Salary:  Highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Department/Division: College of Health Professions

Campus: Grand Rapids

How To Apply:  Apply online at Please include a cover letter and CV/resume.  Additional information, including references, may be requested for finalists. Information regarding the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Denise Ludwig, PhD, at or 616-331-5563. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Deadline:  Application review to begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Anticipated start date is August, 2019.

Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, including sexual misconduct, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, veteran or active duty military status or weight. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See [Include the following for job advertisements:] TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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