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Half-time Assistant Professor SLPD Program at MGH IHP

Half-time Assistant Professor SLPD Program at MGH IHP

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Assistant Professor – Capstone Project Manager

Post-Professional SLPD Program (MGH IHP)


The half-time (.5 FTE) Assistant Professor – Capstone Project Manager in the Doctor of Speech Language Pathology Program will be responsible for course development, teaching and evaluation, student mentoring and advising, developing collaborative opportunities with other health professions, and contributing to interprofessional education within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. This position will include recruitment and training of Capstone Project mentors, as well as recruiting and mentoring students themselves.  This position will include select service on program committees and participation in scholarly/research activities. This position is available with a remote option, requiring on-campus visits as needed at infrequent necessary student / departmental events (e.g. on-site orientation, commencement).


MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers. Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals.

The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

MGH Institute of Health Professions has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach.


Teaching (60%):

  1. Co-teach 1-Credit Capstone Courses 1-4 alongside other SLPD Faculty (1-2 courses per semester)

Develop and modify curriculum for Capstone Courses.

Work with Instructional Design and Instructional Technology in the development of courses

  1. Provide mentorship and advising to students in the program as part of the Capstone Courses and Project

Assist program faculty and staff in creating a culture of inclusivity and equity.

Maintain academic standards and policies.

Scholarship (10%)

Engage in scholarship as required by all faculty.

Administrative & Service (30%):

Establish and encourage mutually beneficial collaborations with other clinical, research, and academic facilities.

Assist Program Director, and Program Manager, with recruiting, matching, and managing Capstone Project mentors outside the SLPD department


Earned research or clinical doctorate in speech-language pathology or highly related field, e.g., rehabilitation sciences, education (Ph.D. or SLPD). A background/focus on pediatric populations, implementation science, or clinical education is preferred but not required.

Demonstrated achievement in teaching, experience with online course development and teaching highly preferred

Strong commitment to interprofessional education in the health professions

Strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues within the field of speech-language pathology

Commitment to flexibility and collaboration in a changing health career environment


The application review process will begin immediately. Please include a CV, Cover letter, and a Diversity statement that addresses 1) what does diversity means to you 2) how has your thinking about diversity actively influenced your teaching, research, and/or scholarship, and 3) what role you believe that advising and mentoring play in working with diverse populations.  Lastly, please submit a list of three references who may be contacted. Please apply online through  (Key word SLPD).

Application review will begin April 4th. The job will be posted until the position has been filled. Please contact Bridget Perry, SLPD Program Director, at with any questions.

EEO Statement

The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations and applications from individuals who would bring diversity of experience, thought and practice to the Institute’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Primary Location

MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP



Additional Info

Contact Name : Bridget Perry

Contact Address : 36 1st Avenue
Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston, MA 02129

Contact Email :

Application Deadline : 4/5/2022

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