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Tenure-Track Faculty Position Speech-Language Pathology

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Speech-Language Pathology

Tenure-Track Faculty Position Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Department of Speech-Language Pathology – Tenure Track, Open Rank Faculty Position

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. 


The College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University invites applications for the position of full time, tenure-track, open rank Professor available August 2020 in the Department of Communication Disorders. In the new Center for Healthcare Education, the individual in this position will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders. Additional responsibilities will include clinical supervision, course and curriculum development, student recruitment and advisement, program evaluation, and University service and scholarship. The credit load for the position is 24 credits distributed over 10 months and the faculty member will report to the Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology.


  • Earned Doctorate (ABD considered) in Communication Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology), or related field.
  • Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Communication Disorders.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability/interest in teaching areas involving child language disorders, including Autism, School-based SLP practice, and early intervention.
  • The ability/interest to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of child speech and language development and disorders, speech science, anatomy and physiology of speech, hearing, and swallowing, neuroanatomy and physiology, clinical methods.
  • Eligibility for a Connecticut Department of Health License in SLP.
  • Interest/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.

Submit applications online:

Questions:       Cristina Pino, Chair of Search Committee


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 : Cristina Pino

Contact Address : Sacred Heart University, Speech-Language Pathology, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT 06825

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 203-416-3950

Instructions : Complete application online through link in job description.

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