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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Purdue University Fort Wayne seeks applications for two full-time 9-month tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The start date is August 17, 2020. The department offers a B.S. degree in CSD and anticipates offering an M.S. in SLP beginning in Fall 2020. The proposed graduate program in speech-language pathology is currently under review. The department also offers an undergraduate certificate in gerontology. Candidates in any area of speech-language pathology will be considered with a preference for expertise in child speech sound disorders, motor speech disorders, autism, stuttering, or AAC. Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana, has a low cost of living, and offers a wide variety of community festivals, shopping, restaurants, and cultural activities as well as an extensive health care system.

Required qualifications include:

  • Ph.D. in speech-language pathology or closely related field. ABD applicants whose Ph.D. will be completed prior to the start date are also eligible to apply.
  • Expertise in one or more areas related to adult or pediatric speech-language pathology.
  • Employment is contingent on available funding and a satisfactory background records check.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • CCC-SLP and Indiana state SLP license or the credentials to obtain state licensure

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching departmental courses
  • Conducting research in area of expertise
  • Contributing to departmental and university service including academic advising of undergraduate students

To apply, submit the following materials through the online application website: cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, CV, 1-2 page teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Communication Sciences and Disorders is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching and service/engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

 All candidates invited for a campus interview will be expected to do a 45-60 minute instructional student presentation. Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Naomi Gurevich

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 260-481-6410

Instructions : Apply online at

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