Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Florida International University, Communication Sciences & Disorders Department in the Nicole
Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, nine-month tenure-earning position, Open Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to begin August 2021. The faculty member will be an integral part of the Master of Science program in Communication Sciences and Disorders and the pending interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Sciences Ph.D on the FIU campus. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching didactic courses at the MS level, PhD level, and in the post-baccalaureate prerequisite certificate program, as well as maintain an active programmatic line of research. Candidates with expertise in dysphagia, speech science, and voice/voice disorders will receive
preferential consideration. Other areas may include one or more of the following: cranio-facial disorders, anatomy and physiology of speech mechanism. Minimum qualifications include an earned research doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or a related discipline.
The unique focus of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is one of cultural and linguistic diversity (CLD) and bilingualism. The goal of the Department is to educate CLD professionals to meet the needs of multicultural individuals with communication disorders.
The Master of Science degree program in speech-language pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
The mission of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences is to teach, conduct
research, and serve the community. NWCNHS prepares diverse healthcare professionals as providers and leaders in the delivery of high quality, accessible, and culturally competent care within a highly technological and global environment. The College also promotes, expands and validates scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice through interdisciplinary research.
Qualified candidates should apply to Job Opening ID 523198 at www.facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. To receive full consideration, application and complete required materials must be received by April 19, 2021. Application review will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is August 2021 or earlier.
For questions or additional information, please contact Search and Screen Chair Dr.
Eliane Ramos by phone (305-348-6589) and email (firstname.lastname@example.org).