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Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Columbia College is seeking an Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology for a nine-month tenure track faculty position beginning August 2021. 


Requirements include an earned doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders. Candidates must demonstrate the potential for or history of effective teaching, student mentoring, and conducting research in the area of identified expertise. Candidates who are ABD are eligible to apply; however, all requirements for the degree must be completed by the appointment date. 


All areas of interest will be considered for this position with preference given to applicants with experience teaching online courses, conducting research, and supervising student clinicians. Expertise in the areas of pediatric and/or adult language disorders, augmentative and alternative communication, and basic speech and hearing science preferred. 


Applicants must hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a current South Carolina Speech-Language Pathology license. Applicants who do not currently hold state licensure in South Carolina must be eligible for licensure upon hiring. 


Columbia College was founded in 1854 as Columbia Female College by the Methodist Conference of South Carolina. Today, Columbia College offers a personalized liberal arts education that is open and inclusive to all. The College provides educational opportunities that develop students’ capacity for critical thought and expression, lifelong learning and acceptance of personal responsibility. Columbia College empowers students to change the world with Courage for Innovation, Commitment to Social Justice, Confidence through Service, and Competence in Leadership. In furtherance of its mission, the College is responsive to the needs of students, the communities to which it belongs, and the greater global society. Columbia College encompasses the historic undergraduate day college as well as evening, online, and graduate programs. Total enrollment is approximately 1200. The College is noted for faculty who foster academic excellence through collaborative teaching and learning; a vital learning community in which character, ethics, and values are cultivated; the study of leadership enhanced by opportunities for practical application; programs that capitalize on advances in technology; and learning environments that extend beyond the classroom. Columbia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For information about the College, visit For information about the city of Columbia, South Carolina, please visit 


The Columbia College Speech-Language Pathology program is an undergraduate Speech-Language Pathology Assistant training program. The program opened in 1961 and for the past 59 years has had a distinguished history, outstanding reputation, and tradition of excellence. The focus of the program is on academic excellence and clinical preparation. We have both a traditional undergraduate day program as well as a distance education program. 


Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, both face-to-face and online, conducting research, seeking external funding, clinical education of undergraduate practicum students, advising/mentoring of undergraduate students and engaging in college and professional service. Although this is a nine-month position, opportunities exist for summer teaching and supervision with additional compensation. 


•Complete the online application using this link: If you have never applied to Columbia College you will have to create an account. Once you complete that process and log back in, search for the Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology position to begin the application. Application deadline is February 8, 2021. 

•Submit the following documents to 

Current curriculum vitae 

3 letters of recommendation 

Statement of teaching philosophy to include student mentored research (not to exceed 500 words) 

Statement of research experience (not to exceed 500 words) 

•Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended should be submitted to HR Attention Beverly James, Columbia College 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, South Carolina 29203 or

Additional Info

Contact Name : AnnMarie Knight

Contact Address : 1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia SC 29203

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 8037863176

Instructions : submit requested documents to AnnMarie Knight

Application Deadline : 2/28/2021

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