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Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech Language Pathology, 12-month

Missouri State University

Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech Language Pathology, 12-month

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Missouri State University

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech Language Pathology


The faculty of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Missouri State University are searching for a colleague to join our vibrant and collegial academic unit. The position is for a non-tenure track twelve-month appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor rank. MSU has a Public Affairs Mission and is committed to the pillars of Cultural Competence, Ethical Leadership and Community Engagement. We currently enroll more than 24,000 students (approximately 20,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students). The department has 14 full time faculty members, 100+ graduate students (enrolled in MS, Professional Doctoral programs), and approximately 225 undergraduate majors. The ideal candidate will share MSU’s commitment to our diverse student population.


We seek a candidate who can demonstrate a commitment to inclusive teaching practices and expertise in clinical supervision in the field of SLP. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about the use of student focused pedagogy in order to engage students in the learning process and will join a unit that is dedicated to providing students with access to high impact practices aimed at increasing student retention, persistence, and success. Responsibilities may include didactic teaching, advising and clinical supervision of graduate students, and service to the school, college, university, and community.


Master’s degree in CSD-Speech Language Pathology

Certificate of Clinical Competence granted by the American Speech Language Hearing Association,

Eligibility for Missouri state licensure as a speech language pathologist

The ability or potential to mentor and support our student population.

The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, vision, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of full-time MSU employees are entitled to tuition waivers for dependents, up to 15 credits/year. The position is a twelve-month appointment.

Requested Start Date: 

The first date of consideration for this position is 11/27/2023 and the position will remain open until filled. Ideally, the first date of employment is January 16, 2024.

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin on 11/30/2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should apply online at Application documents to be submitted online are:

A letter of application/cover letter,

A curriculum vitae,

Contact information for three references who can provide letters of recommendation,

Unofficial graduate school transcripts,

A statement of teaching philosophy which must include/address issues of inclusivity,

Copy of license and certification,

Philosophy of Graduate Education

Graduate transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Location and Environment:

The CSD Department is housed in the McQueary College of Health and Human Services, which promotes learning, scholarship, and service to the broader community. Our college provides state-of-the-art facilities and equipment supporting the departments and programs

Missouri State University is a selective-admissions, multi-campus metropolitan university system that recently celebrated 100 years of excellence in teaching, research, and service. Guided by a mission in public affairs, we move forward in providing leadership education for the 21st century. As the second largest university in the state, Missouri State University is home to more than 26, 000 students. The University offers 102 undergraduate, 61 Master’s, and 7 Doctoral programs within their 6 academic colleges and a Graduate College. The University is strongly committed to faculty development through internal grants programs, summer fellowships, sabbaticals, and the availability of an Academic Development Center. Missouri State University holds honors from noteworthy publications including Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report

The main campus of Missouri State University is located in the city of Springfield, known as the gateway to the beautiful Ozarks. The city of Springfield has many attractions while still maintaining the feel of a safe community with a strong family focus. The city has been rated by Employment Review as one of the “Top Ten of America’s Best Places to Live and Work”. As a vibrant metropolitan area of 450,000 people,

Springfield offers advantages in the areas of low cost of living, superior health care access, excellent public schools, and a wide range of entertainment, recreational, and cultural opportunities.

Additional Information:

  • Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.

Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense

Questions may be directed to Dr. Edith Bobbitt-Boyce, Search Chair at EBobbitt-Boyce; Phone: 417-836-6130.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 417-836-6130

Application Deadline : 11/27/2023

Contact Name : Dr. Edith Bobbitt-Boyce

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