Associate Professor-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
February 14, 2025
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Associate Professor-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 845751 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Communication Arts Sciences Department: Communicative Sciences Disorders Cas 10010084 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: PR/Media/Graphics/Comm/Fund Raising, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

This position will be an Associate Professor – Fixed Term with an anticipated start date of spring 2023. This person will be responsible for planning the CSD study abroad course(s) and completing preparatory activities during the academic year that are required to ensure the course(s) is successfully executed. This includes recruiting clinical observation sites and guest lecturers in the countries in which the CSD study abroad course(s) takes place, advertising the course to attract high quality students, developing CSD study abroad orientation materials, managing the student application process for the course, and assessing future needs for CSD study abroad courses.

Responsibilities include

  • Oversee ongoing assessment and modification of CSD study abroad opportunities
  • Work with the Director of the CSD Undergraduate Program and CSD study abroad instructors to design the study abroad course(s)
  • Recruit and arrange guest lecturers and clinical observation experiences in the country(ies) where the CSD study abroad course(s) is being taught
  • Advertise the CSD study abroad program at MSU and other universities
  • Oversee the student application process for acceptance into CSD study abroad course(s)
  • Plan and execute orientations for students accepted into a CSD study abroad course
  • Assist in the development of the budget for the CSD study abroad course in conjunction with personnel in the MSU Office for Education Abroad
  • Other duties as assigned by the department chairperson
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree

    Doctorate -Speech-Language Pathology or related fie

    Minimum Requirements
  • Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of five years of experience in designing and teaching CSD study abroad coursework for university students
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and decision-making skills
  • Proficiency in the use of common office and communication software (e.g., Microsoft Office applications)
  • Demonstrate a broad professional network, or the capability of building one, in the SLP community in various locations around the world where CSD study abroad programs take place
  • Required Application Materials
  • Vita or resume
  • A letter of interest summarizing qualifications for the position
  • Together-we-will Statement

    The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https: //

    Special Instructions

    To apply for this position, please refer to job posting #845751 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website https: //

    Please direct inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Jeff Searl ([email protected]). The search committee will begin its evaluation of applicants immediately and will continue until an outstanding candidate is selected.

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    Remote Work Statement

    MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


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    Department Statement

    The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders has grown dramatically in recent years, with ten active research laboratories and five endowments to support student and faculty development. The Departments thriving undergraduate major and minor, MA, and PhD programs prepare students for successful clinical and research careers in speech-language pathology and related fields. The Department is housed within MSUs world-renowned College of Communication Arts and Sciences. The College provides excellent infrastructure for pre-award extramural grant submission, post-award grant administration, and information technology support for research and teaching. The College has an active DEI committee that advocates on behalf of students, faculty, and staff to ensure equity and opportunity and to foster an environment that empowers and includes all https: // inclusion/diversity-equity-inclusion-committee.

    The Department of CSD implemented a strategic plan in 2020 to guide our work as a leader in the field of communicative sciences and disorders. Woven throughout the plan is an emphasis on DEI. We believe it is our responsibility to foster an open and welcoming environment that aspires to attract, recruit, and sustain diverse students, faculty, and staff. Diversity is among the main drivers of institutional excellence, and we are proud to embrace and promote broad communities of knowledge, backgrounds, and experiences. Our efforts to advance DEI are guided by a shared vision grounded in a culture of caring, belonging, transparency, and accountability. In alignment with the University's DEI plan, we commit to actively challenging, disrupting, and dismantling systems that reinforce and/or maintain historical and contemporary social inequalities. We are dedicated to ongoing dialogue to strengthen our commitment to social justice, advocacy, and activism. We strive to be DEI thought leaders who inspire, influence, and cultivate progress in our College and throughout the MSU community. Michigan State University, the nation's pioneer land-grant institution, offers excellent opportunities for collaborative research across a wide range of disciplines, including two medical programs (College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine), a College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Engineering, and College of Education, among others. MSU is one of the nation's largest and greenest campuses and is in East Lansing, a college town just three miles from Michigan's capitol, Lansing. Michigan, the Great Lakes State, offers countless things to do, see and experience — from art galleries, concerts, and restaurants to gardens, parks, and trails.

    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Feb 14, 2023 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: Feb 14, 2025 Eastern Standard Time

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