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Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

This is an open rank 9 month-tenure track position.  

• Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Engage in scholarly activity, e.g., research publications, presentations, grants, and mentor student research.
• Positively contribute to committee service within the university, community, and profession.
• Provide student advisement to undergraduate and graduate students.
• Other responsibilities may include supervising graduate or undergraduates at the NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, providing speech-language therapy services, and participation on interdisciplinary committees.

Required Qualifications
• Earned Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Science or closely related field from an accredited institution. All but dissertation (ABD) candidates may be considered but all degree requirements must be completed within one year of appointment. Contract will be contingent on completion of doctoral degree.
• Exhibit evidence of an active program of research within the field of Speech and Language Pathology.
• Expertise in areas of swallowing, speech science, voice disorders and/or fluency
• Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in university teaching.
• Expertise in areas that complement expertise of existing faculty to ensure depth and breadth across the scope of practice as required by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
• Demonstrated knowledge in evidence-based practice.
• Desire and ability to teach academic and clinical skills to students, and work with a diverse team of faculty and staff members.
• Ability to communicate effectively and interact in a positive manner with faculty, staff, patients, students, and clinicians as well as with people of varying economic and cultural backgrounds.
• Be CFY eligible and eligible for IL licensure and must follow NIU’s immunization policies.

Preferred Qualifications
• Current CCC-SLP, and IL licensure in speech-language pathology.
• Experience teaching graduate students and experience supervising clinical education.
• Record of professional service, research, and experience developing grants for programming.

Additional information is available at

Additional Info

Contact Name : Lara Lyles

Contact Address : School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, DeKalb, IL 60115

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 815-753-6508

Instructions : Please submit application and documents through NIU online employment system at by December 15, 2019. Review of completed applications will begin the following day; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Deadline : 12/15/2019

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