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Faculty Opening: Speech Pathology

Full-time, Tenure-track

Pending administrative approval, Calvin College is seeking a candidate to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for a new combined B.A./M.A. program in speech pathology. This position will begin August 15, 2013.

About the Program

The Speech Pathology and Audiology Program is part of the Communication Arts and Sciences Department which is housed in a new building with a state-of-the-art clinic, smart classrooms, and audio and film production facilities.


The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Speech Pathology or a related field with specialties in voice, dysphagia and/or craniofacial disorders.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate excellent teaching, develop an independent research program, and enjoy mentoring students.

We seek persons who are dedicated to the integration of their Christian faith and teaching, and to the mission of the college.

Faculty Resources

We have a number of internal funding opportunities to support faculty teaching and research programs; these include course releases, summer research stipends, travel funds, and student research opportunities (see for more information).

To Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send (mail or email) an application letter, an updated vitae, evidence of teaching performance, three reference letters and other relevant material to:

Dr. Judith Vander Woude
Communication Arts and Sciences Department–Calvin College
1810 East Beltline
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-5951

About Calvin:

Calvin College seeks faculty members who affirm the Christian faith as expressed by the Reformed confessions and who have academic and personal qualifications for teaching and scholarship.

Calvin is building a tradition of diversity and accessibility and welcomes applications from persons whose personal characteristics will further that commitment. Calvin does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, or age.

Calvin College is a Christian educational institution operated by the Christian Reformed Church and, in compliance with Title VII and other applicable law, reserves the right to give preference in employment based upon religion.

Persons interested in applying or who wish to make nominations should correspond with the Provost’s Office or the respective department chair.

A complete statement of requirements for faculty can be found in the document called Faculty Membership Requirements: A Guide for Prospective Faculty.

About the Department and Calvin

The Communication Arts and Sciences Department looks for people who teach well, are active researchers, have senses of humor, who relish the opportunity to teach at a strong Christian liberal arts college that encourages and supports scholarly and creative enterprise, and are good enough to make a strong program and department even better.