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Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University is seeking a full-time tenure-track for the start date of July 1, 2022. The faculty member will be required to conduct research and to teach in the areas in neurogenic communication disorders with preferred expertise in augmentative and alternative communication.

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Duquesne University offers the nation's first guaranteed-seat, five-year program. Students are admitted as freshmen, earn a bachelor's degree and, after their fifth year, a master's degree. The Department supports a scholar-teacher model with a commitment to integrate course work, clinical education, and individualized student mentorship.

Duquesne University is located in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more about our city at

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct programmatic research in area(s) of interest
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Mentor high-quality student research
  • Contribute through university, school, departmental, and professional service activities

Additionally, this position offers a unique opportunity to serve in a consultant role as a member of the clinical team in the Duquesne University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. The specific emphasis of this faculty member's role in supporting student clinical education will be dependent upon the expertise of the individual. 

Required Attributes:

  • An earned doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, or related field. ABD will be considered for outstanding candidates.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in scholarship and teaching
  • Clinical Certification from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Eligibility for Pennsylvania state license


Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC.

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting the University's Mission Statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University uses Interfolio to collect all faculty and staff job applications electronically. The successful candidate will submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references to: Review of candidates will begin on receipt of applications and continue until the position is filled. An initial review of applications will be completed no later than November 30, 2021. Questions may be directed to Dr. Megan Overby.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Megan Overby

Contact Address : Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 412-396-2524

Application Deadline : 1/1/2022

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