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Full-time, 12-month fixed-term Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders

Full-time, 12-month fixed-term Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Speech-Language Pathology Division in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Central Michigan University (CMU) is recruiting for one full-time, 12-month fixed-term faculty, beginning August 15, 2022. The CMU Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is located in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  An attractive benefits package is available.


Required: Earned master’s degree or clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology or Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders or related field is required; CCC-SLP required.  Licensed as an SLP in Michigan or eligible for MI licensure. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: phonetics, language development, anatomy & physiology, research methods, diverse populations; however, other related areas of expertise may be considered.  Effective oral/written communication skills required. Must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred:  clinical supervision experience; teaching at university level.


Maintain a standard of excellence in academic and clinical teaching, and service as outlined by the CMU Union of Teaching Faculty Agreement and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Bylaws.
Teaching. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Supervise graduate and undergraduate student clinicians providing speech-language pathology services.

Service.  Involvement in campus and community service, as appropriate. Provide mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students.

General Information:

Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of  Health Professions consists of five academic units (Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in athletic training, audiology, communication sciences and disorders, exercise science, environmental health and safety, health administration, physical activity specialist, physical education, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, school and public health education, speech-language pathology, and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is CMU's website is

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) has a faculty/staff of 35, and an enrollment of approximately 120 graduate students and 200 undergraduate signed majors.  The department’s academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  Over 5,000 clients are seen annually, including 100+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program. Please visit the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders department website for more information. The CSD website is Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) | Central Michigan University ( and the Speech-Language Pathology website is Speech-Language Pathology | Central Michigan University (

Additional Info

Contact Name : Katie Strong

Contact Address : Central Michigan University
1168 Health Professions Building
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 989-774-7290

Instructions : Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date of the position will be August 22, 2022. Applications must be submitted through an on-line process beginning at: Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of academic transcripts, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Katie Strong at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see

Application Deadline : 2/28/2022

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