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Faculty (Speech-Language and Pathology)

Faculty (Speech-Language and Pathology)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science

OVERVIEW: Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of Deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.

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Faculty (Speech-Language and Pathology)

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Human Services and Sciences


The Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences in the School of Human Services and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Speech-Language Program. The tenure-track faculty member will teach graduate speech-language pathology courses, conduct research in their area(s) of expertise, and engage in service to the program, University and profession. Opportunities for clinical teaching and supervision may also be available. This position is contingent on funding.

Job Description: 

Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard-of-hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.



  • Teach courses in the graduate speech-language pathology program with opportunities to teach other courses supported by the Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences.

  • Advises MS SLP graduate students, mentors thesis students, and serves on or chairs Ph.D. dissertation work.

  • Engage in research in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.

  • Participate in service to the program, University, and profession.

  • Establish and maintain a positive and supportive working relationship with co-workers and supervisors.

  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and participate in activities and workshops to foster continuous learning.

  • Serves as a mandatory reporter under Title IX; and commits to completing Title IX training and other compliance requirements annually. 

  • Performs related and other duties as needed.



  • An earned terminal research degree (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences or a closely related field or an ABD candidate with expectations of dissertation completion within one year of hire.


  • Willingness to learn American Sign Language (ASL).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in voice and swallowing, or adult neurogenic language, cognitive-linguistic disorders, and/or fluency.

  • Knowledge of and experience in research, teaching, and/or clinical work in culturally and linguistically diverse settings.

  • Ability to communicate in ASL

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with contemporary trends in service delivery in speech-language pathology.

  • Familiarity with contemporary trends in teaching at the graduate level.

  • Strong research skills to continue or establish a line of research in the discipline.

  • Flexibility in teaching.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and across University departments, outside constituents, and groups.

  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.

Additional Position Details:

  • Starting date: August 16, 2024

  • This position is expected to report to work on campus. However, there may be opportunities for a hybrid work schedule based on performance and the needs of the department or University.

  • Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year. 

  • If you have any questions, please contact

Required Documents: 

(Upload all to the Resume/CV attachment field during the application process)

  • Official graduate transcripts.

  • Curriculum vitae.

  • Letter of application explaining why you are a good fit for this position and Gallaudet.

  • Names and contact information of three references [we will solicit letters for candidates who advance beyond the first round]

  • Separate teaching, research, and diversity statements. The research statement should outline a plan for conducting your research in Gallaudet’s unique environment. 


Other Important Information:

  • The successful candidate will undergo a background check that must be cleared prior to working at Gallaudet University.


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Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, hearing status, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other unlawful basis. This policy is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and other applicable laws and applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees including, but not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, reappointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff, furlough, and termination, compensation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 2024486964

Application Deadline : 8/16/2024

Contact Name : Martha Tyrone

Contact Address : 800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

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