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Open Rank, Part-Time (.5) Visiting Faculty

College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University

Open Rank, Part-Time (.5) Visiting Faculty

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University invites applications for the position of part-time, visiting, open rank professor available August 1st, 2022 in the Department of Communication Disorders. Preference is given to individuals with teaching experience in fluency disorders and 2+ years of clinical experience. The individual in this position will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders. Additional responsibilities will include student recruitment and advisement, program evaluation, and department, college and university service. Clinical experience, and eligibility for a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology a Connecticut Department of Public Health License is required. The credit load for the position is 12 credits distributed over 10 months and the faculty member will report to the Chair of the Department of Communication Disorders.


  • Earned Doctorate (ABD considered) in Communication Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology), or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Communication Disorders.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology and eligibility for a Connecticut Department of Public Health License.
  • Minimum of three years of clinical experience, supervision experience preferred.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in fluency, and an ability/ interest in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of phonetics, speech and language development and disorders, anatomy and physiology, or clinical methods.
  • Interest and experience in clinical supervision of graduate students.

Sacred Heart University’s Master’s program in SLP is accredited by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education and by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800 498 2071 or 301 296 5700. Our program employs innovative teaching techniques including problem-based learning, inverse teaching, simulation, and service learning. Our field-based clinical program will involve externships throughout the students’ education. Our salaries are highly competitive. Intensive mentorship for both research and teaching are available. Diversity is valued and sought after within our program, College, and University.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vita, letter of interest, three letters of reference, and a written response to the SHU Mission statement (

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

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Sacred Heart University, in Fairfield, Connecticut, is the second-largest Catholic university in New England. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its "Best 376 Colleges: 2012" and U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2010" ranks SHU in the top tier of Master's Universities in the North.  Over 6,000 students are enrolled in its five colleges: College of Arts & Science, College of Health Profession, Farrington College of Education, and the AACSB-accredited John F. Welch College of Business; and University College. 


Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions. We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support its commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students. Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer. 

Additional Info

Contact Name : Marta Korytkowska

Contact Address : 5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 203-365-4802

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