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Rush University Tenure-track position for Assistant/Associate Professor in SLP

Rush University Tenure-track position for Assistant/Associate Professor in SLP

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

General Summary:     The Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences (CDS) in the College of Health Sciences is seeking an outstanding individual with expertise in the area of acquired speech and language disorders of adulthood, who will exemplify the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures, to join the faculty in speech-language pathology at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. This tenure-track position provides excellent opportunities for teaching, research, and scholarship.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in CDS.  This individual will serve as director for courses in CDS, specifically in the areas of Aphasia, Cognition, and Neurological Sciences. The candidate will develop a record of research and scholarship that includes extramural funding for research. The candidate will assume the responsibilities of an academic leader at Rush as demonstrated by participation in University, college, departmental, and other professional service activities. The candidate will serve as an effective academic advisor and clinical preceptor to Rush graduate students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Speech and Hearing Sciences and evidence of teaching and research potential. Candidates should possess the CCC-SLP and be eligible for Illinois licensure in speech-language pathology. Expertise in aphasia, apraxia of speech, and other acquired cognitive-communication disorders preferred. Past experience of teaching at undergraduate or graduate level is preferred.


Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) is a tertiary academic medical center located in the Illinois Medical District (IMD) on the near west side of Chicago. The IMD is the largest urban medical district in the United States. RUMC encompasses a 664-bed hospital serving adults and children, including the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center, which provides medical and rehabilitative care to older adults and people with short- and long-term disabilities.  It also includes Rush's 376-bed Tower hospital building.  The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinics offer state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for the evaluation and management of individuals with communication (speech, language, and hearing) and swallowing problems and for clinical training.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  

Additional Info

Contact Name : Anne Hoffmann, Ph.D.

Contact Address : 600 S. Paulina, Suite 1016A
Chicago, IL 60612

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (312) 563-6559

Instructions : Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to:
Anne Hoffmann, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee
Phone: 312 563-6559 or email:

This position has a starting date of December 15, 2022.
Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.

Application Deadline : 1/1/2023

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