Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology
Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology & Deaf Studies
College of Health Professions
The Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology & Deaf Studies at Towson University invites applications for a full time 10 month tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level beginning August 20, 2014.
Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate class instruction; scholarly research activities; academic advising, university, community, and professional service; and interdisciplinary activities. In addition, responsibilities may include supervision of clinical services, and mentoring writing abilities in undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants with expertise in the following areas will be given preference: child language development and disorders, speech sound disorders or neurogenic speech and language disorders. However, other areas of specialization will also be considered.
Ph. D. or Ed.D. in speech language pathology or related field (A.B.D. candidates are eligible but all degree requirements must be completed by Feb 1, 2015); certification as a Speech Language Pathologist and eligible for Maryland licensure. Proficiency in American Sign Language is not required, but any level of ASL ability will be viewed positively. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.
The Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 23 full-time faculty who teach over 500 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Deaf Studies. The department’s graduate programs enroll over 80 students in the master’s degree program in Speech Language Pathology, and over 40 students in an Audiology clinical doctorate program. In addition, the department is responsible for administering the Towson University Speech, Language and Hearing Center that serves over 1,000 clients each year in the greater metropolitan Baltimore community. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waived education for employees and immediate family.
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 100 undergraduate majors, master’s programs and doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Review of applications will begin September 30, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, current vitae, three current professional reference letters, graduate degree transcripts and other relevant supporting materials to:
Mark Pellowski, Ph.D., Chair of Speech Language Pathology Search Committee
Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Questions should be directed to Mark Pellowski at 410-704-5899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.