will be made to contact those applicants whose qualifications fit the position openings. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of resumes
received, it is not possible to respond to all applicants.
Fontbonne University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to
all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fontbonne complies with applicable state and local laws governing
nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Thank you for your interest in
Fontbonne University !!
All applications and resumes should be submitted via the online system unless computer access is
unavailable to the applicant.
Assistant Professor – Deaf
Department: Communication Disorders & Deaf Education (CDDE)
Location: St. Louis, MO
The Communication Disorders and Deaf Education (CDDE) department at Fontbonne
University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank (depending on qualifications) beginning
in Fall 2022. CDDE is housed in the College of Education and Allied Health Professions.
This is a full-time, 9-month contract
with options to teach during the summer semester. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the
department, supervising field experience for the deaf education programs, advising and mentoring students, and participating in department
and university service activities. While applications from all areas of deaf education are welcome, candidates with specialization in
family-centered practice and listening and spoken language (LSL) development are encouraged to apply. Starting salary will be based on
qualifications and experience of the applicant with an excellent benefits package available.
The mission of the department of communication disorders and deaf education at Fontbonne University is to prepare
knowledgeable, competent and caring professionals in speech-language pathology and deaf education. Through courses and practicum experience,
knowledge is developed, professional ethics and values are formed, and opportunities are provided for guided practice to foster reflective
and caring therapists and teachers who will have a positive impact on individuals, families and society.
The departmental mission
statement corresponds closely with the university mission statement, as both speech-language pathology and deaf education disciplines are
rooted in “personal concern.” Critical thinking, ethical behavior and assuming responsibility for one’s own behavior and the
welfare of others are additional qualities included in both the departmental mission and the university mission. The goals of
speech-language therapy and deaf education are always to maximize inclusion of individuals served by both professions, and this is
accomplished via open communication and collaborative practice.
Interview Process & Timing
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021, with finalist interviews to be scheduled for mid-January 2022 and
an offer to be made by early February, 2022.
Fontbonne encourages successful candidates to apply for the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP) (https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/de fault/files/bureau-health-workforce/funding/faculty-loan-repayment-apg.pdf) if eligible.
Fontbonne will match repayment provided by the FLRP.
How to Apply
should submit the following items via the online system at https://www.fontbonne.edu/about-us/employment/
Letter of Application
Names & Contact Information for three references
NOTE: Educational Transcripts and Certification Documentation may
be requested during the interview process.
Director, Human Resources
St. Louis, MO 63105
We offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision, life insurance,
retirement plan and tuition remission.
Our Mission & Vision
Fontbonne University, a
Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is committed to the common good through the daily pursuit of
transformative education, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically, act ethically and serve responsibly.
About Fontbonne University
Fontbonne University is a vibrant and strong academic institution located in
the Clayton suburb within the St. Louis metropolitan area. We were founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and established in the
Catholic tradition, yet we serve and welcome a diverse group of students from all faiths, cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs. With nearly
1,000 students enrolled, we offer Division III athletics, a large range of student organizations, and more than 100 undergraduate, graduate,
and doctoral programs. Fontbonne University is uniquely situated to offer the best of city sights and scenes coupled with beautiful and
historic homes and neighborhoods.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding
communities, Fontbonne University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from
historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts and who bring to campus varied life
experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Open your mind. Follow your heart. Take the leap.
Challenging, welcoming, affordable. Fontbonne will prepare you for an engaged and rewarding life, no matter how you’re called to serve.
Current deaf education certification
A completed PhD in communication disorders, speech and hearing science, speech-language
pathology, special education or closely related field is desired by the commencement of this position, but an ABD candidate may be
considered if PhD is conferred by August 2023.
use of evidence-based practice in early intervention, early childhood or school-based settings, field experience supervision, graduate-level
course instruction, and tele-intervention.
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