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Visiting Professor, Speech Language Pathology, The University of Akron

Visiting Professor, Speech Language Pathology, The University of Akron

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology (SSLPA) at The University of Akron houses an undergraduate program in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, an Au.D. program, and two graduate programs (Master of Arts Degree) in Speech-Language Pathology.  One graduate program is campus-based, and the other is a collaborative online program. The SSLPA also houses an on-campus Audiology and Speech Center as the initial training site for the graduate program.

The College of Health and Human Sciences and the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at The University of Akron are seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month temporary, visiting professor, non-tenure track, position with possible supplemental summer employment.

The Visiting Professor, Speech-Language Pathology position will start on August 22, 2022

Responsibilities include providing clinical instruction to students in speech-language pathology and direct services in speech-language pathology; utilizing appropriate clinical documentation reporting systems, such as EMR systems, and/or developing clinical documentation such as IEPs and IFSPs.

Other responsibilities could include academic teaching and service to the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, broader Akron community, or The University of Akron.


Required Qualifications
Must hold a master’s degree, clinical doctorate, or Doctor of Philosophy in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP). Eligible to hold and maintain an Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board License.  Hold an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-SLP) with a minimum of 9 months of post-certification full-time (or the equivalent) clinical experience as a SLP.  3 years of post-MS/MA/SLPD/PhD clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications
5 years of post-MS/MA/SLPD/PhD clinical experience.  Experience working with adults and pediatrics with a variety of communication disorders and experience with supervising speech-language pathology graduate clinicians.

Compensation/Grade & Benefits
The compensation for this position is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Akron offers a competitive total compensation package comprised of a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and paid leave of absences including time off for illness, vacation, and maternity or paternity leave. In addition, eligible employees and their dependents are provided tuition remission. All staff, contract professionals, and eligible non-bargaining unit faculty have the option to request a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA). The University of Akron participates in state retirement systems and offers alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions. Optional investment opportunities are available including deferred compensation programs (403(b) and 457(b)). Please visit our benefits home page for more information.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application ( and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional references.

After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents to your profile under the "Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications.  This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.  A curriculum vitae will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application.  For assistance with your application or attachments please call Derek Brown Human Resources at (330) 972-8402.


Application Deadline:
Review of applicants will begin June 22, 2022.

For complete position details, visit

Job ID # 13613 


About The University of Akron


The University of Akron is a vibrant community driven by collaboration, partnership, and a steadfast determination to provide opportunity and success to all learners The University of Akron believes diversity is a vital element of an equitable and thriving workplace. A diverse workforce is essential as we strive to create a dynamic academic environment that prepares students to be citizens of the world around them, and as we deepen the value, we place on our connection to the Greater Akron community.


We celebrate the power of uniqueness, and the strength that coalesces when unique voices are heard. We seek to empower employees to lead in their colleges, departments, offices, and divisions. People of all backgrounds work on our campus every day, and we value the contribution of each individual in their commitment to a better University of Akron.


We welcome candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders. Bound and determined to meet every challenge, we continue to climb, to forge new paths and reach new heights – and we want you to join us. Bring your voice. Bring your uniqueness. Bring you. We are Akron. We rise together.


For more information about The University of Akron or the Akron community please visit our About UA page. 

Equal Employment Opportunity


The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (

The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at 



Ohio is State of Residence


It is the expectation of the University of Akron that all work performed as an employee of the University will be performed in Ohio.


Additional Info

Contact Name : Angela Reif

Contact Address : 225 South Main Street
181 Polsky Building

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (330) 972-5331

Instructions : For complete position details, visit
Job ID # 13613

Application Deadline : 6/22/2022

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