Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Employment at SXU

Employment Opportunities

Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track Communication Sciences and Disorders (Two positions)

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Faculty
School: College of Arts and Sciences
Position Scheduling: Full Time
Function: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the level of assistant to associate professor, to begin in August 2018. We seek applicants who wish to join a community of dedicated faculty and contribute to excellent academic and clinical teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, scholarship, student advising, student research supervision, and department, university, and community service.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Saint Xavier University offers students unique academic and clinical opportunities through both on and off campus programs. The Ludden Speech and Language Clinic was founded in 1959 and currently serves over 150 clients across ages and clinical populations. Students also gain clinical experiences via partnerships with many educational and medical settings in the Chicago area and in our simulation lab. Faculty and students in the Ludden Clinic also serve the community by hosting support groups, book clubs, concussion education programs, transition programs, and birth to three groups.
Qualifications: A doctoral degree in communication sciences and disorders or a closely related discipline is preferred, but ABD near completion will be considered. Candidate must possess CCC-SLP, eligibility for Illinois state licensure, record of scholarly activity or promise of research productivity, and experience in clinical service delivery. Expertise in child language and/or bilingualism is desirable, but other areas of specialization are encouraged to apply.

Review of applicants will begin February 1, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
Start Date: 8/13/2018
Description of Hours: Full time
Temporary Position: No
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Three Letters of Recommendation
Other: Unofficial graduate transcripts and statement of teaching philosophy
Contact Information: Dr. William Sennett, Chair
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Saint Xavier University

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by
February 1, 2018.

Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V