Assistant Professor

New Mexico State University

United States

December 15, 2021

Description

Department Contact Department Contact Name Dr. Joan Wilson

Department Contact Title Assistant Professor Department Contact Phone 575-646-4313 Department Contact Email wilsonj@nmsu.edu

Posting Details Requisition Number 2100157F

Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants General Information of Campus and Unit

New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico. Southern New Mexico features an average of 294 days of sunshine annually, making NMSU ideal for job-seekers who enjoy hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and bird-watching. NMSU is committed to sustainability through improving and maintaining the quality of human life while preserving the integrity, stability, and beauty of ecological systems for the future. We are looking for student-centered employees with a passion for success. NMSU invites you to take the first step to your successful and rewarding career by applying today.

NMSU is New Mexico's land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.

The City of Las Cruces is the second largest city in New Mexico and is located in Doña Ana County, approximately 45 miles north of El Paso, Texas, and 225 miles south of Albuquerque. Las Cruces is the economic and geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. The Organ Mountains, 10 miles to the east, are dominant in the city's landscape, along with the Doña Ana Mountains, Robledo Mountains, and Picacho Peak. Las Cruces lies within a short driving distance of the Mexican border at Santa Teresa, as well as many other locations in the broader borderland region.

Geography, climate, demographics, and ambiance of Las Cruces and NMSU combine to offer a truly excellent place to thrive. Family members will discover a warm, open community that offers an attractive array of activities and outdoor recreation, amenities, services and opportunities, whether they are looking for top-notch education, meaningful employment, or simply a safe and comfortable place to live.

Position Number 199756 Position Job Title Assistant Professor Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Status Tenure Track Position Summary

Provide undergraduate and graduate education in a Communication Disorders program serving diverse student and clinical populations. Engage in an active research program including publishing, grant writing, and grant administration. Other responsibilities include participation in departmental and college service. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a vibrant program of collegial, diverse, student-centered faculty members.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders, or a closely related field
  • An ABD will be considered with evidence of degree completion by the employment date
  • Preferred Qualifications (optional)

  • Research and teaching interests that include but are not limited to:

  • Neurogenic language disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Research Methods
  • AAC
  • Candidates must show evidence of an active research program and publication record or potential to develop an active research program

  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
  • Eligibility for New Mexico SLP License
  • Special Requirements of the Position Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please add your Diversity/Equity/Inclusion statement detailing your commitment to working towards achieving equity and enhancing diversity under “Other Documents”

    Campus/Work Site Appointment Status Regular, Full-time Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.0 Appointment Base Academic Posting Date 10/22/2021 Closing Date 12/15/2021 Target Salary Rate Commensurate with experience and training Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding No Anticipated Job Begin Date (optional) 08/17/2022 Anticipated Job End Date, if applicable (optional)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Undergraduate and Graduate Combined)
  • Other Document
  • Faculty Teaching Statement
  • Faculty Research Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Publications
  • Faculty Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness/Evaluations
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Where did you become aware of this position opening?
  • NMSU Website
  • Las Cruces Sun News/El Paso Times
  • Albuquerque Journal
  • Chronicle of Higher Ed
  • New Mexico Department of Labor
  • Other (If other please answer next question)
  • If you became aware of this posting from another source, please describe?
  • (Open Ended Question)

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