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Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders and Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders and Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The University of Scranton Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) invites applications for an in-person tenure-track assistant professor position to join the developing undergraduate Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) and graduate Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) programs beginning in August 2024.

The Master of Science (M.S.) education program in speech-language pathology (distance education) at The University of Scranton is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700. Candidacy is a “pre-accreditation” status with the CAA, awarded to developing or emerging programs for a maximum period of 5 years.

Applicants should have an earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Speech/Hearing Science, or a related discipline, ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP) with supervision credentials, and eligibility for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania licensure in Speech-Language Pathology.

Candidates in all areas of expertise will be considered. An interest in teaching Research Methods, Scientific and Professional Writing, Speech and Hearing Science, foundational courses, and courses in their area of expertise is preferred. Interest and experience in online education is desirable. Applicants who represent underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. A commitment to effective teaching, online teaching, scholarship, and evidence-based practice is desired. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Essential duties include Teaching, Scholarship, Service, and other duties outlined in the faculty contract and handbook.

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at for our full non-discrimination statement. 

All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Apply online at Please submit

(1) a letter of interest including a statement of research,

(2) curriculum vitae,

(3) contact information for three references,

(4) teaching statement, and

(5) diversity and inclusion statement.

For further information about the Communication Sciences & Disorders and Speech-Language Pathology programs, visit our web pages at


Confidential inquiries may also be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Hope E. Baylow, D.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Assistant Professor, Health and Human Performance, Founding Program Director, CSD & SLP, The University of Scranton, Edward Leahy Hall, 824, Scranton, PA 18510


Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 570-941-4052

Contact Name : Hope E Baylow

Contact Address : 800 Linden St
Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Hall, 824

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