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Assistant Teaching Professor

Assistant Teaching Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a full-time Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor position (non-tenure track) to begin in August 2024. We are a nationally ranked program that, for more than 80 years, has been preparing highly qualified professionals for clinical, academic, and research careers addressing the prevention and rehabilitation of speech, language, and hearing problems ( Our non-tenure track faculty are essential members of the faculty of our department and contribute to our mission by demonstrating excellence in areas of clinical practice, education and classroom teaching. 

This is a term, 42-week appointment for one year from the date of hire with the possibility of annual renewal. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.


Responsibilities of the position include undergraduate teaching, clinical education/supervision, and service to the program, university, and the profession. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) will be made upon request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


This position requires:

  • A Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in speech-language pathology

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association certification in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP)

  • Eligibility for Pennsylvania state licensure in speech-language pathology

  • A minimum of three years of full-time experience in clinical practice

  • Two hours of professional development in supervision post-certification

  • The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, and recipients of clinical services

  • A background check is required for employment in this position.

Experience and expertise in one or more of the following clinical areas is preferred: 

  • Evaluation and treatment of adults and children who stutter, 

  • Gender-affirming voice training for adolescents and adults, 

  • Voice expansion training for gender fluid clients and nonbinary clients

Individuals with an overall strong clinical background or experience in clinical instruction with an interest and openness to developing their clinical skills in these areas are encouraged to apply. 

Application Information

Candidates must apply online by going to the PSU Jobs Website. Candidates should include:

  • Cover letter describing interests and qualifications

  • Resume

  • Statement of experience with plans to support and contribute to efforts related to equity, justice, and inclusion 

  • Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

References will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The CSD Department and College of Health and Human Development strongly encourage applicants who would enrich the diversity of our academic community to apply. To learn more about Penn State University's commitment to diversity and inclusion, see the University’s Statement on Belonging

As an institution, we embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

In HHD, enriching the lives of others is our mission. We believe in the power of human capacity for growth and live that mission by meeting challenges, both big and small, with excitement and energy every day. As a part of this, we enthusiastically support both broad and specific diversity initiatives with varied strategies (including via Penn State's offices for Educational Equity and Affirmative Action and HHD's office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) to maximize the chance that persons with unique abilities, interests, strengths, and needs can thrive at Penn State. In addition, there are concurrent initiatives at the departmental level to broaden participation of individuals who have been traditionally under-represented in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

For more information

Direct questions to Mrs. Anne Marie Kubat (, Search Committee Chair.

All inquiries will be held in confidence, and all applications will be held in confidence until finalists are invited to the University Park campus.


Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 


Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 814-865-3177

Instructions : Candidates must apply online by going to the PSU Jobs Website:

Application Deadline : 6/1/2024

Contact Name : Anne Marie Kubat

Contact Address : Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
308 Donald H Ford Building
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

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