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Assistant Professor - CHS - Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor - CHS - Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The College of Health Sciences at Midwestern University - Downers Grove Campus, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track academic faculty position in the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Program. All qualified applicants will be considered while preference will be given to candidates with scholarly expertise in child language disorders, bilingual pediatric services, cultural and linguistic diversity in speech-language pathology.

Responsibilities for the position include teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching responsibilities include designing/directing graduate courses in the SLP program with a reasonable teaching load. Opportunities for collaborative teaching and IPE experiences are available, with access to a healthcare focused clinical simulation center. Scholarship expectations include establishing/continuing and maintaining a productive line of research leading to dissemination. Research start-up funding is available. The SLP program houses several state-of-the-art infrastructures including instrumentation for Electroencephalogram (EEG), motion capture analyses, Videostroboscopy, and acoustic/aerodynamic speech measures. Service responsibilities include membership on program, college, and university committees, and involvement in professional organizations is desired.

Applicants should hold a doctorate in speech-language pathology, speech-language and hearing sciences, communication sciences and disorders or a related discipline (Ph.D. strongly preferred). Candidates in “All but dissertation” status will be considered. Certification in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-SLP) is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship. Rank is open and dependent upon qualifications. Salary and benefits are competitive. Applications received before August 31, 2022 will receive priority consideration; however, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Projected start date is Winter 2022.

Applicants may apply online at:

Application materials should include a letter of interest describing qualifications for this position, curriculum vita, and names of three professional references.

Midwestern University is an independent institution of higher education committed to the education of health care professionals. The Illinois campus is located on a spacious 105-acre campus in Downers Grove, 25 miles west of Chicago, and is home to the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Dental Medicine and College of Health Sciences. The SLP program is housed in the College of Health Sciences along with Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, and Biomedical Sciences. The Chicagoland area offers several entertainment opportunities with outstanding quality-of-life.

Questions regarding this opening can be directed to Jonathan Wilson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Program Director, Speech-Language Pathology:

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/).  Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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