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Assistant/Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Thomas Jefferson University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in our newly developing Speech-Language Pathology Program. The program will offer the degree of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and the curriculum will incorporate the academic, clinical and research experiences necessary to prepare students for entry level practice as speech-language pathologists with an emphasis on medical speech-language pathology. The inaugural class will begin in the fall of 2021 on the Center City, Philadelphia campus. 


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology will be an integral part of the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS) which also includes the departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training. The programs within JCRS reflect the University’s commitment to educate future healthcare professionals of the highest quality and ethical standards for contemporary practice in the global community. The College is committed to a culture of clinical excellence through interprofessional education and practice, innovative teaching, integrated experiential learning and evidence-base practice. A doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related field is required. 


Current ASHA Certification and eligibility for licensure as a speech-language pathologist in Pennsylvania are desirable. Candidates with expertise in speech, language, voice or dysphagia in children or adults are encouraged to apply. A medical speech-language pathology background is preferred. The successful candidate will possess a documented record of scholarship and excellence in teaching. This position is a 12- month, full-time, non-tenure track appointment. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. 


Review of applications to fill this position will begin immediately. Applicants are requested to submit an on-line application: https://hr.jefferson.edu/careers.html Job ID # 9240646 Please also submit a letter of application that includes curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Suzanne.Zielinski@jefferson.edu. 


Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees. Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. 


U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation. Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. 


As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Suzanne Zielinski

Contact Email : Suzanne.Zielinski@jefferson.edu

Contact Phone : 215-503-2742

Instructions : Applicants are requested to submit an on-line application: https://hr.jefferson.edu/careers.html Job ID # 9240646 Please also submit a letter of application that includes curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Suzanne.Zielinski@jefferson.edu.

Application Deadline : 10/30/2020

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