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Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Track

Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, Clinical Track

DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty

Elmhurst University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in Adult Language Disorders and Voice Disorders for a visiting position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders beginning in the Fall of 2022. This person will teach graduate coursework provide clinical teaching/supervision through the Elmhurst University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (EUSLHC).    


The CSD department consists of stellar professionals who collaborate on graduate and undergraduate degree programs with excellent student outcomes. In 2020, our Speech-Language Pathology graduate program ranked among the best in Illinois (7th) and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious Best Graduate Schools list. The department and EUSLHC are located in a newer building on campus. CSD faculty also train students in the 4,600-square-foot, state-of-the-art Elmhurst University Simulation Center within the nearby Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.


Essential Functions

Teach graduate coursework in adult language disorders and voice disorders.

Provide clinical teaching and supervision for graduate CSD students.

Contribute to the CSD department’s strategic plan outcomes.


Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other university and department duties as assigned. Responsibilities also include maintenance of Illinois licensure and ASHA certification and membership in good standing, completion of CEU and ASHA clinical supervision requirements, demonstration of the essential functions and adherence to policies and procedures of the EUSLHC.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to teach graduate course in Adult Language Disorders and Voice Disorders
  • At least five years of full-time clinical experience with adult populations
  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • University teaching and supervision experience
  • Experience and commitment to supporting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Illinois state licensure


Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral-level training (clinical or research) in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related program


Start Date

August 2022


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.  Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.


Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University ’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Ruiying Ding

Contact Address : 190 Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

Contact Email : ruiying.ding@elmhurst.edu

Contact Phone : 630-617-3107

Instructions : Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID-19 before the start of the fall semester.

Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter describing your experience, how you meet the preferred candidate qualifications, and interests in scholarly activity and service, attach a curriculum vitae, and on “Other document” include names and contact information for three references.

A complete set of official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu/hr/.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is August 2022. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Ruiying Ding at ruiying.ding@elmhurst.edu.

Application Deadline : 8/29/2022

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