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Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology Doctorate

Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology Doctorate

TYPE Program Director/Chair

Twelve-month, open-rank, tenure-track or clinical faculty position to serve as the Program Director for the developing Speech-Language Pathology Doctorate (SLPD) program. The Program Director will take the lead in designing the courses, curriculum, and overall structure of the SLPD program. The Director will work collaboratively with the Program Director of the accredited entry-level MS-SLP program. The new SLPD program at Moravian University will be offered as a hybrid, on-line program with focused in-person residency experiences at the institution.


Preferred start date is June 2024. Start date is negotiable, but no later than August 2024.



  • Develop and direct the Speech Language Pathology Doctorate Program.
  • The individual will be proficient in on-line learning platforms, hybrid learning, and on-line andragogy, as well as experienced in educating adult learners.
  • The individual will teach and develop courses within the SLPD program and, as applicable, across the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and College of Health.
  • Faculty in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and the College of Health are expected to collaborate in team-teaching within the program(s), participate in interprofessional education across the School and College, and assist in all aspects of program design, development, implementation, assessment, and administration.
  • The individual will work collaboratively with the MS-SLP Program director to envision a comprehensive educational pathway for Speech-Language Pathology at the University.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with both face-to-face and on-line teaching experience, as well as clinical supervision experience.


Full consideration is guaranteed for all complete applications received by December 15, 2023.


All positions are subject to budget availability.



  • Earned research doctorate (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc) or clinical doctorate degree in Speech-Language Pathology (CScD or SLPD) or related field required.
  • Meets or exceeds standards for licensure a Speech-Language Pathologist in Pennsylvania.
  • Minimum of five years, full-time practice experience in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience at the college level.
  • Evidence of curriculum development.
  • Evidence of on-line teaching experience.
  • Evidence of successful scholarship and sustained scholarly agenda (for candidates interested in a tenure-track appointment).
  • Demonstrated engagement and service to the Speech-Language Pathology profession preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.



TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter, curriculum vita and statement of teaching philosophy to their online application by clicking here. Please attach documents as a PDF file.


If you have any questions, please contact Louise Keegan, Associate Dean of Rehabilitation Sciences at


Review of the applications will begin November 30th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.


SCHOOL, COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY & FACILITIES: The School of Rehabilitation Sciences houses an undergraduate program in Health Sciences (BS), graduate programs in Athletic Training (MSAT & DAT), Occupational Therapy (MSOT & PP-OTD), Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) and a Physical Therapy (DPT) graduate program. The vision for the School is to develop collaborative, interprofessional programs within a single academic unit. By combining an entrepreneurial spirit and a unique curricular structure, students and faculty are able to engage with one another across disciplines in a truly interprofessional educational environment modeled toward best practices in the clinical setting. This collaborative environment is designed to foster student learning and engagement while avoiding the traditional discipline specific silos that impede learning.


Moravian University has state-of-the-art facilities to accommodate the growing health sciences programs. The School of Rehabilitation Sciences is housed in the newly renovated Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center. Additionally, students have access to resources in the Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Center for Health Sciences. Both buildings house cutting-edge technology for student education.


At Moravian University, we are committed to our mission to prepare individuals for reflective lives and leadership in a world of change. To achieve these ideals, we are dedicated to fostering an educational and professional environment that is enriched by individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


Job candidates and prospective members of our community are expected to engage, communicate, and collaborate across diverse cultural, social, and academic backgrounds. Additionally, faculty and staff should demonstrate the ability to adapt andragogical or professional methods to the lived experiences and cultural backgrounds of students and colleagues.


DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here:


Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.


Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Dr. Darren Snyder

Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator

1309 Main St. (Room 204)

(610) 625-7023

Mailing address:

Moravian University

1200 Main St.


Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Associate Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

109 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791


Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

100 Penn Square East, Suite 515

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541


Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at


Please visit to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.


Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their position, except when doing so would cause an undue hardship for the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.


*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.   

Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE   


Additional Info

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Instructions : Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter, curriculum vita and statement of teaching philosophy to their online application by clicking here. Please attach documents as a PDF file.

Contact Name : Louise Keegan

Contact Address : 1200 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

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