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Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

DePaul University Speech Language Pathology Program invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to begin July 1, 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and energetic professional who has the vision to create a meaningful impact on the college, university, and community; and to collaborate in developing our ground-breaking program at DePaul. The Speech Language Pathology Program is located in the heart of Chicago at the Lincoln Park campus.

The successful candidate will be passionate about and eager to contribute to our program mission. Responsibilities include teaching, clinical supervision, and service to the program and university. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience and expertise with pediatric and/or populations with a focus on one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: child language; speech sound disorders; voice; AAC; motor speech; dysphagia; neurogenic disorders. This is a 12-month appointment with a start date of July 1, 2024.

About the College
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, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, 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.

About the University
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 or potential as an instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses, and a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. The program is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service. 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. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • A Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Licensure, or eligible for licensure, from the State of Illinois
  • Experience supervising speech language pathology students (CF or Graduate level students) 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Doctorate Degree in Speech Language Pathology or a closely related field
  • Experience and expertise with pediatric and/or adult populations with a focus on one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: child language; speech sound disorders; voice; AAC; motor speech; dysphagia; neurogenic disorders.
  • Bilingual
  • College or graduate level teaching experience (Or clinical teaching in school or medical settings)
Application Instructions

The full and complete application should contain the following:

  • A letter of application indicating qualifications for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Copy of transcripts;
  • A personal philosophy statement about integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work as a SLP and as a faculty member;
  • Teaching philosophy statement (optional);
  • Copies of teaching evaluations (optional);
  • Contact information for at least three professional references. References will be contacted through Interfolio to upload reference letters.

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 April 15, 2024 will receive priority consideration. 

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Joanna Buscemi at .


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