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Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Speech-Language Pathology Master of Science program in the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions at Gwynedd Mercy University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor faculty position. Qualified applicants will have an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. with expertise in one or more of the following areas: aphasia, cognitive communication disorders, dysphagia, neurogenic speech disorders, or voice. The Assistant Professor position is an 11-month appointment and may be tenure or non-tenure track. Rank and salary will be commensurate with education and teaching experience.


Primary duties include teaching in-person and online graduate and post-baccalaureate program classes. Additional responsibilities include supervising students in clinical placements, developing and maintaining a research program, and providing service to the program, university, and professional community. The successful candidate will be a dedicated teacher-scholar-mentor committed to evidence-based practice, experiential learning, and inclusive pedagogies. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach graduate and post-baccalaureate courses in areas of professional expertise
  • Supervise students in simulated and direct clinical practicum placements
  • Develop and maintain an active research program in area of expertise/interest
  • Provide service to the program, university, and profession
  • Perform other academic and clinical duties as assigned by the Program Director.


  • Ph.D., or EdD. in speech-language pathology or a related field. May consider ABDs
  • Certified Speech-Language Pathologist with a current CCC-SLP
  • Current PA state SLP license or eligibility to obtain a PA state SLP license.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: aphasia, cognitive communication disorders, dysphagia, neurogenic speech disorders, or voice
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, collaborative, and problem-solving skills


Gwynedd Mercy University:

The Speech-Language Pathology Program is a new program located within the Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions. The Gwynedd Mercy University Speech-Language Pathology MS Program is a Candidate for accreditation by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). Gwynedd Mercy University is a Catholic University in the Mercy tradition of service to society. Gwynedd Mercy University believes that diversity in our campus community enriches the educational experience of its students by providing them with the opportunity to learn from individuals of various backgrounds. The University encourages individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.

Gwynedd Mercy University is committed to maintaining a positive learning, working, and living environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. Gwynedd Mercy University does not discriminate against any applicant for admission to or employment at the University because of race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, color, marital status, veteran status, genetic characteristics, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law (‘Protected Classes’). This includes, but is not limited to, all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, and termination. The University will not tolerate unlawful acts of discrimination or harassment based upon Protected Classes, or related retaliation against or by any employee or student.

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Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 443-404-9460

Instructions : To apply for the position, please complete the following:

Complete and submit an application through the Gwynedd Mercy University careers webpage at

Email the following materials to Karen Fallon, Ph.D., CCC-SLP at
Cover letter
Current curriculum vitae
Teaching philosophy statement
List of 3 references with contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date will be August 15, 2024. For questions about this position, please contact: Dr. Karen Fallon at:

Application Deadline : 6/9/2024

Contact Name : Karen Fallon, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Contact Address : Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike,
1112A Siena Hall
Gwynedd Valley, PA

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