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Assistant Professor in Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Assistant Professor in Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty


              The Department of Speech and Hearing Science ( invites applications for an academic nine-month faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in the area of Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders. The position offers opportunities to engage in basic, clinical, and translational research through interdisciplinary programs and institutes. Preferred research areas include, but are not limited to, speech and/or language disorders related to stroke, neurodegenerative disorders, or brain injury. The position begins August 16, 2022.


Applicants must hold a doctorate or terminal degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field by August 16, 2022. ASHA clinical certification is preferred. The potential to develop a funded research program is expected.


Conduct and publish research in area of expertise; seek external funding to support research activities; mentor students; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; advise and direct student research; engage in professional and public service activities; and serve on department, college, and university committees.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date:

              For full consideration an application must be received by October 25, 2021. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Academic Environment:

Speech and Hearing Science (SHS) is situated in the College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) on the main campus of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Our department offers an undergraduate degree and three graduate degrees—M.A., Au.D., and Ph.D. Its mission is to engage in research, education, and outreach activities that enhance communication across the lifespan, integrating research and clinical applications from the biological, behavioral, and social sciences. Our faculty are committed to advancing diversity in professional practice and the professorate.

Departmental activities contribute to the mission of AHS, specifically, the advancement of research, instruction and public engagement that promotes the development of healthy, livable communities, facilitates optimal living with disability and promotes health and wellness across the lifespan and throughout a diverse society. The College houses two interdisciplinary research centers, the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability and the Chez Veterans Center, and the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services. Our faculty are active in interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues in the Colleges of Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Engineering, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Neuroscience Program, the Cancer Community at Illinois, Carle Foundation Hospital, and Carle Auditory Oral School. The University has recently established the Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the first college of medicine specifically designed at the intersection of engineering and medicine, along with an Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute that organizes campus efforts to address pressing health challenges in society.

For more information about the position, applicants may contact:

Daniel Fogerty, Ph.D.

Chair, Search Committee


The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

Additional Info

Contact Name : University of Illinois

Contact Address : 901 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 217-333-2230

Instructions : Application materials should be submitted online at The following materials are required: (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications and commitment to diversity, (2) a research statement with up to 3 representative publications; (3) a teaching statement, (4) a curriculum vitae, and (5) names and contact information for 3 references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted and letters requested.

Application Deadline : 10/25/2021

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