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Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at James Madison University invites applications to fill a tenure-track position. This is a 10-month appointment with a preferred start date of Fall 2020. Teaching and/or research interests in child and adolescent language development and disorders and/or phonology is preferred, although other interest areas will be considered.

Successful applicants will possess:

Doctoral degree (ABD considered), 

Teaching experience at the undergraduate/graduate level,

Evidence of research productivity with the potential for external funding, 

Experience with diversity issues, working with diverse students, and/or working in multicultural environments, and CCC-SLP and eligibility for a Virginia license (preferred).

Primary responsibilities are teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, conducting a research program of national recognition with external funding potential, and participating in the Ph.D. program. Lab-start up funds available pending budget approval.

For appointment to the associate professor level, national/international recognition for contributions to the  discipline/profession of speech-language pathology including an exceptional portfolio of publications, presentations, and funding is desired and evidence of effective teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels is expected. 

Review of applications will begin November 24, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. Further information can be obtained from Dr. Geralyn Timler, Search Committee Chair,, 540-568-3541.


The Communication Sciences and Disorders Department (CSD) ( includes highly ranked programs at the undergraduate, graduate (MS SLP and AuD) and PhD level. The successful candidate will join a large and collegial faculty, including thirteen academic faculty and four clinical educators. The Department houses an on-site clinic with rich community outreach to support implementation science. 

The CSD Department is housed in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) at James Madison University, situated in Harrisonburg, VA.  The College promotes scholarship and professional development, innovation, diversity, engaged learning, integrity, collegiality, collaboration, and community among its values. Within the College and across the University, outreach and community partnerships are supported through the Institute for Innovation in Health and Human Services. Faculty at James Madison University are supported in their scholarship and teaching through programs such as the Center for Faculty Innovation, Innovation Services. 


James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We promote access, inclusion, and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents, and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The University is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991. 

Additional Info

Contact Name : Geralyn Timler PhD

Contact Address : SLP Program Director, James Madison University, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health and Behavioral Studies Building, Room 1008, MSC 4304, 235 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 540-568-3541

Instructions : To apply, go to, and submit a letter of application, vita, and contact information for three references. The applicant must address diversity experience in the letter of application. Posting F1407

Application Deadline : 11/24/2019

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