The Department of Allied Health in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a non-tenure track faculty member as the Founding Director of our graduate Master of Science in Speech and Language Pathology Program. This is a position to be filled for Fall 2020.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences trains competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of four undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center and a Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences is one of the most progressive health science schools in the US for its approach to integrate all health professionals—from technicians to physicians—in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on its three primary pillars: prevention, person-centered care, and health policy. The School has embarked upon a 10-year plan of launching 10 new academic programs in rehabilitation sciences, health sciences, public health and more. The School of Health Sciences has strong relationships with multiple health systems in the southern New England region that provide ample opportunities for research, community partnerships, and other collaborations.
The planned graduate Speech and Language Pathology program is one of the key components of the School of Health Sciences’ plan for growth and expansion. This program is anticipated to be launched in Fall 2022. The program’s success will depend upon building clinical relationships, development of academic learning environments and effective enrollment management strategies. It is anticipated that this graduate program will have considerable demand and strong job placement.
The Program Director will provide leadership in all aspects of program management and administration including but not limited to:
Program planning and operation
Attainment and maintenance of accreditation
Selection and evaluation of program personnel
In addition, the Program Director will:
Teach courses at the undergraduate or graduate level
Advise and mentor students in the School of Health Sciences
Serve on departmental, college and university level committees
Develop relationships with local organizations and partners for clinical experiences for the Speech and Language Pathology program
An earned graduate degree in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech, language and hearing science
Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
Contemporary expertise in the field of athletic training
Certification and good standing with BOC
Licensed or eligible for licensure in a recognized jurisdiction;
Experience with ASHA guidelines and accreditation standards.
Previous administrative and organizational experience
Clinical program development experience, including establishing clinical rotations and partnerships
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students or peers
Experience teaching in accredited clinical programs
Experience working in diverse, multidisciplinary teams
Internal Number: 20-04F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.