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Assistant/Associate Professor - Speech-Language Pathology - Child Language/AAC

Assistant/Associate Professor - Speech-Language Pathology - Child Language/AAC

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Illinois State University is inviting applications for a nine-month tenure-track assistant/associate professor beginning August 16, 2024. We are seeking qualified candidates in the field of speech-language pathology, particularly those with expertise in child language, school-based services, and augmentative/alternative communication (AAC).

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcome to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.


To be considered, applicants will hold a terminal degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field; however, exceptional A.B.D. candidates will also be considered with an expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 15, 2025. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is thus expected to teach 3 courses each semester in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

The Department of CSD has built a strong reputation for scholarly work. It currently has 23 full-time academic and clinical faculty and over 250 undergraduate majors. The department's graduate programs enroll over 70 students in the master's degree program in speech-language pathology, and about 30 students in the four-year audiology clinical doctorate program. For more information about our program visit

Illinois State University 

Illinois State University (, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. In our most recent strategic plan Educate ∙ Connect ∙ Elevate, we committed our resources to realizing seven core values: Learning and Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion, Respect, Collaboration, Individualized Attention, Civic Engagement, and Integrity. By acting on these values, we create a learning environment that results in our university being the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. Also visit the University’s metrics of excellence at (

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (309) 438-5308

Instructions : Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit an initial online faculty application referring to posting number 517510. To do this, visit Submit a complete application packet by uploading the requisite documents, which include: 1) letter of application; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) research agenda; 4) EDI statement; 5) curriculum vitae; and 6) the names and contact details of 3 references. Applications will be considered incomplete until all required items are uploaded and will not be reviewed until complete. If any applicant has questions about the position, please contact Jamie Smith at

Application Deadline : 11/15/2023

Contact Name : Jamie M. Smith

Contact Address : Illinois State University
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Campus Box 4720
Normal, IL 61790-4720

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