The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at West Virginia University (WVU) seeks applications for a nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology with an anticipated start date of August 2017. This position would be shared (50-50) between the Department of CSD and Rehabilitation Services at WVU Medicine and require a 50% summer contract extension with Rehabilitation Services at WVU Medicine.
West Virginia University
West Virginia University is located in Morgantown, WV, and is the state's comprehensive Land Grant University with an enrollment of nearly 32,000 students and a Carnegie Classification-Highest Research. Morgantown is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The city is readily accessible to Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC. J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital is the largest facility within the WVU Medicine network. The hospital is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center and the WVU Stroke Center is recognized by the Joint Commission for excellence in patient care. For more information about WVU, the hospital and Morgantown, see http://www.wvu.edu, http://wvumedicine.org/ruby-memorial-hospital/, and http://www.morgantown.com. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers degrees at the bachelor's level, master's level, and doctoral level (both Au.D. and Ph.D.). For additional information, visit the Department's website at http://csd.wvu.edu.
Teach one course per semester in area of expertise.
Engage in scholarly activities leading to publication and potential external funding.
Supervision of graduate students as needed.
Directing student research in related area(s) of expertise.
Provide coordinated and comprehensive patient care including assessment, expected outcomes, rehabilitation interventions and evaluation with an interdisciplinary team approach at WVU Hospital.
Evaluate speech, language, swallowing, and cognitive-linguistic needs to develop and implement treatment programs for assigned patients to provide coordinated and comprehensive patient care including assessment, expected outcomes, and rehabilitation interventions within an interdisciplinary team approach. Document all treatments, according to policies and procedures, as monitored by supervision, by documentation review, and consultation with M.D.
Earned doctorate by the start date with an emphasis in acquired speech and language disorders and dysphagia.
Current ASHA certificate of clinical competency.
Current or licensure in state of West Virginia or ability to obtain state licensure prior to start date.
One year acute hospital experience.
Experience with instrumental swallow studies including Modified Barium Studies and/or FEES preferred.
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Consideration of applicants for this tenure-track, nine-month appointment will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until a hiring decision is made. To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.wvu.edu and navigate to the position title and number listed above. Upload a letter of interest outlining professional experiences and goals related to the position, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. For additional information or questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Dennis Ruscello (Search Chair) at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (304) 293-2894.
WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer. Under represented class members are encouraged to apply. This includes: minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery.... WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.