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Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Position

The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Lewis University invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology. This is a full-time, tenure track appointment. All areas of expertise within the discipline will be considered. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Lewis University serves a diverse student population and community and we invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.

Speech-Language Pathology is a developing program that will matriculate its first cohort of students in the summer of 2020 on the Romeoville, IL campus.  The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP) degree will be conferred upon program completion.   The curriculum will incorporate academic, clinical, and research experiences to ensure that students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level practice as a speech-language pathologist.  The faculty member who is hired will begin this appointment in August 2020.

The primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing and teaching didactic academic courses in the SLP curriculum, including undergraduate prerequisite and graduate courses.
  • Developing and executing a line of scholarly research that results in dissemination of knowledge.
  • Developing and managing off-site clinical practica in the community for clinical education of SLP students, scholarly projects and community outreach.
  • Completing service to the program, college, university and our profession.
  • Recording assessment data regarding student achievement at midterm and end of each semester.
  • Participation in departmental meetings, graduation ceremonies, and other meetings or events, as required.


Lewis University

Lewis University is located 35 miles southwest of Chicago in beautiful Romeoville, Illinois.  This location provides the beauty of rolling farmlands coupled with easy access to a major metropolitan city.  Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university, where the traditions of liberal learning and preparation for professional work come together to give the university its educational identity and focus. Our values are based upon the beliefs and educational philosophy of St. John Baptist De La Salle, founder of the De La Salle Christian Brothers. For additional information, please see

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Lewis University provides tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefits that add to your bottom line. For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctoral degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related area, and be able to demonstrate a significant record of university teaching experience, clinical experience and expertise, and scholarship. Must hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and must hold or be eligible for the Illinois state speech-language pathology license.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer. 

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Tina Veale

Contact Address : One University Parkway,Romeoville,IL 60446

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 815-834-6379

Instructions : For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

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