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Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, and cooperation, and upon respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for the future of Minot State University to help people appreciate life and learning and contribute meaningfully to the lives of others.



Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor Position in the Department of Communication Disorders

Position: The Department of Communication Disorders invites applications for a full-time, nine-month speech-language pathology clinical supervisor. Appointment will begin in August, 2014 with additional summer work possible.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate preferred; masterís degree will be considered. ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and eligibility for North Dakota licensure required. Experience in supervising students, clinical fellows, and/or SLP assistants is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for clinical teaching (supervision) in the on-campus Communication Disorders Clinic. Duties include regular contact with undergraduate and graduate students, direct supervision of students and clients in intervention and assessment, interaction with clients and family members, and collaboration with other departmental faculty. Load is 15 SH/equivalent per semester.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience; excellent benefit package.

Application: Submit a letter of application, MSU Faculty Employment Application; a current curriculum vita or resume; copies of transcripts; two letters of reference or the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two professional references to:

Leisa Harmon, Chair
Dept. of Communication Disorders
Minot State University
500 University Ave. W
Minot, ND 58707

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin immediately. The position is open until filled.

Minot State University Strives to maintain a safe and secure environment for all employees and students. To support this objective criminal history background checks are conducted on all new regular hires and some temporary/part-time hires as indicated by SBHE Policy 602.3. All other offers of employment for positions requiring a background check will be conditional pending satisfactory results of the check. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment. Minot State University is an EEO/AA Employer.

The Department: The Communication Disorders Department at Minot State University has long been well-known for excellence in preparing students to be speech-language pathologists. Currently, the department has nine full-time faculty members; all faculty are engaged in clinical practice in addition to academic teaching responsibilities. The Department houses an on-campus clinic which provides assessment and intervention services in all facets of speech pathology and audiology and allows students supervised clinical practicum experiences. The program offers both a bachelorís degree and a masterís degree, and the graduate program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position, School Psychology, Department of Addictions Studies, Psychology, and Social Work
The Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor of school psychology beginning August 2014. Level of appointment is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will join a department comprising 12 full-time faculty members. MSUís School Psychology Specialist Program is NASP approved.

The Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work department is located within the College of Education and Health Sciences at Minot State University (MSU). The graduate program is NASP accredited. MSU is a vibrant university in a thriving, family friendly community in central North Dakota. MSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category.

Required Qualifications
The successful applicant must have a completed doctorate in school psychology. In addition, the applicant will demonstrate evidence of research productivity for the graduate level through peer-reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and books. Desired Qualifications: Graduate from a NASP accredited program. Higher education teaching and student advising experience at the graduate level; evidence of successful activity related to securing external research funding.

Responsibilities
Expected duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, conducting research, and providing service to the department, university, and profession. Teaching responsibility includes advising and 12 semester hours of teaching each semester.

Compensation
Salary and rank are commensurate with education, teaching and experience. Review of completed applications will begin in April 15, 2014 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

Application
Review of applications will begin April 4, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a current vita, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Darren Dobrinski, Program Director of School Psychology, Department of Addiction Studies, Psychology, and Social Work, Minot State University, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707. Contact Dr. Dobrinski for further information ( darren.dobrinski@minotstateu.edu 701-858-4257)

Vision 2013
Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice and between local experiences and global realities. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals that will help us create a community that is pervasively focused on: student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others. Candidates interested in helping us to achieve Vision 2013, are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

Minot State University is an EEO/AA Employer.

A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.



Position: The Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance at Minot State University invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Teacher Education at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment will begin in August, 2014.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in education with specialty in Early Childhood. Candidates who are ABD will be considered for this position with the understanding that degree requirements will be completed prior to employment. Three (3) years of experience teaching in PK-12 schools and/or relevant teacher educator experience.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for teaching early childhood education courses. Other courses may include educational foundations, educational psychology, curriculum, assessment, and classroom management with a expected teaching load of 12 semester hours. Assignments may include undergraduate or graduate level teaching, depending upon the applicantís qualifications. Additional responsibilities include the advisement of teacher education majors at the undergraduate or graduate level, service on campus committees, graduate student project/thesis committees as qualified, and support of departmental functions necessary for overall program assessment and accreditation. Faculty in Teacher Education and Human Performance are evaluated on the basis of teaching, scholarship and service.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience

Application: Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two more professional references.

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin April 2nd, 2014. The position is open until filled.

A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

The Vision: Minot State University is built upon a core commitment to students, learning, service, cooperation, and a respect for people and place. Our Vision 2013 is a vision for Minot State University to become a premier public institution in the Great Plains. This bold initiative rests on a philosophy of engagement and place. We believe that the university experience should provide students a connection between academic subjects and the reality of life on the Great Plains, between theory and practice, and between local experiences and global realities. This philosophy is grounded in an expectation that all students can learn, grow, and succeed if given the support, guidance and an engaging learning environment. Minot State University seeks individuals who will help create a community that is pervasively focused on student growth, learning and success; the development of students with integrity, character, and intelligence; institutional commitment to civic engagement, stewardship of its local and global place; and meaningful service for the welfare of others. Candidates interested in joining us to achieve Vision 2013 are encouraged to apply for this position or contact us for more information.

The University: Minot State University was founded in 1913 to serve the citizens of northwest North Dakota. It is located in Minot, a city with approximately 50,000 residents. Served by air and rail terminals, the city has easy access to national transportation services. Abundant outdoor activities are available, including boating, fishing and camping in the nearby Garrison Dam/Missouri River area, and the Turtle Mountain Region. Minot also has a strong arts community which features two theatre companies, three art galleries, choral and instrumental groups, a symphony orchestra, and an opera company. A major U.S. Air Force Base is located in the greater Minot area. Minot State primarily serves North Dakota, Montana, and several contiguous Canadian provinces. Several Native American communities are located in our region and are represented in our students and faculty.

The University has evolved from a normal school to a Carnegie Masterís I institution. It is the fourth largest higher education institution in the state and the only non-doctoral university to grant masters degrees. Three colleges comprise the universityís academic offerings: Arts and Sciences, Business, and Education and Health Sciences. Ten graduate degrees are offered in such areas as communication disorders, management, education, and mathematics. There is a rich mix of liberal arts and professional programs offering 60 majors at the undergraduate level. Minot State University is a member of the North Dakota University System, which is comprised of 11 institutions representing doctoral, master, baccalaureate, and community colleges. The State Board of Higher Education consists of nine members and is the governing board of the System. Minot State University has a Board of Regents acting as an advisory board and champion for the institution.

In fall 2012, Minot State enrolled over 3,700 students. Approximately 550 admitted graduate students are pursuing either the masterís degree at MSU or the joint criminal justice Ph.D. program with the University of North Dakota. Approximately, thirty percent of the student body is registered for correspondence and online courses. In fact, the University is a state leader in offering online courses, including six undergraduate degree programs and two graduate programs with over 1,000 students each term.

The faculty at Minot State consists of tenured, tenure-track, special contract full-time, and part-time positions. While faculty members are devoted to teaching, they increasingly contribute to the scholarship of their respective fields. A growing number of faculty conduct research with students as full partners. This past year, nearly $8 million came to the University through external funding. The University supports Centers of Excellence including the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities (NDCPD), the Rural Crime and Justice Center (RCJC), and the Center for the Applied Study of Cognition and Learning Sciences (CASCLS). Minot State has an active research and service agenda, which strives to engage students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in research with faculty.



Faculty Position, Speech Language Pathology
The Department of Communication Disorders at Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of communication disorders beginning August 2014. The candidate must hold CCC-SLP and be eligible for North Dakota licensure. An earned doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or related area is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses, conducting scholarly activities, supervising students in clinic, and engaging in university service. All areas of expertise will be considered; interest in neurogenic language disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, and/or research is a plus. Rank and tenure status will be awarded based on education, experience, and other qualifications.

Review of applications will begin February15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a current vita, transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:

Leisa Harmon, Chair
Department of Communication Disorders
Minot State University
500 University Ave W
Minot, ND 58707
Leisa.harmon@minotstateu.edu
Online application

The Communication Disorders department is located within the College of Education and Health Sciences at Minot State University (MSU). The graduate program is CAA accredited and recognized for strong students from the Midwest states and Canada. MSU is a vibrant university in a thriving, family friendly community in central North Dakota. MSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and subscribes to the laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other proscribed category.



Positions: The Department of Teacher Education and Human Performance at Minot State University invites applications for 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Human Performance at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment will begin in August 2014.

Qualifications: Master's degree required. Doctorate preferred. Three years of experience teaching in PK-12 schools.

Roles and Responsibilities: This faculty member will be responsible for teaching 12 SH/equivalent per semester in human performance. Courses may include Psychomotor Development, Psychology of Physical Education and Athletics, swimming, methods of teaching secondary physical education, and other physical education areas as qualified. Additional responsibilities include the advisement of teacher education majors at the undergraduate or graduate level, service on campus committees, graduate student project/thesis committees as qualified, and support of departmental functions necessary for overall program assessment and accreditation. All faculty in Teacher Education and Human Performance are evaluated on the basis of teaching, scholarship and service.

Salary: Commensurate with education, teaching, and experience

Application: Submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts, three letters of reference, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of two more professional references.
Dr. Warren Gamas, Chair
Teacher Education and Human Performance
Minot State University
500 University Ave. W.
Minot, ND 58707

Application deadline: Initial review of applicants will begin December 9, 2013. The position is open until filled.

A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.