Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Speech Language Pathology Program (20-21)

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


DePaul University Speech Language Pathology Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2021. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and energetic scholar, who has the vision to create a meaningful impact on the college, university and community, to collaborate with the program director and faculty in developing our new program at DePaul.

The successful candidate will possess experience and expertise in the areas of adult neurogenic communication disorders and/or dysphagia. Responsibilities include teaching, clinical supervision, research and service to the department and university. This is a 12-month appointment. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The Speech Language Pathology Program at DePaul University anticipates welcoming their inaugural cohort of student into their M.S. Program in the Fall of 2021. The program is located in the heart of Chicago at the Lincoln Park campus.

The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul.  Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.

With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation’s twelfth largest private non-profit university.  While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness as the instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses in analysis and/or applied mathematics, a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator, and active engagement in high-quality research.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.



A Doctorate Degree in Speech Language Pathology or a related field (A strong ABD candidate would be considered);

ASHA CCC-SLP certification;

Licensure, or eligible for licensure, in Illinois;

Demonstrated record of scholarship and potential for excellent teaching and service. To be considered for Associate professor rank, a demonstrated record of scholarship, and/or service to the profession as a faculty member in an accredited SLP program.


Expertise in adult neurogenic communication disorders and/or dysphagia;

College or graduate level teaching experience;

Familiarity with CAA accreditation standards.

Individuals from underrepresented groups and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply;

Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of clients, staff, and students and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Application Instructions

The full and complete application should contain the following information: 

  • A letter of application indicating qualifications for the position A curriculum vitae Copy of transcripts Contact information for three professional references  

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received.  Applications submitted by November 15, 2020, will receive priority consideration.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Jayne Jaskolski, search committee chair at


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

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Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

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