About the University of Massachusetts
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu), the flagship
campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a
nationally-ranked public research university and home to over
22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The 1,430
acre campus is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western
Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York
City. UMass Amherst, along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount
Holyoke and Smith Colleges, is a member of the Five College
Consortium and the Academic Career network.
The Department of Communication Disorders at UMass Amherst has a
long history of educating speech-language pathologists,
audiologists, and researchers. The Department offers both
undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two fully
accredited professional graduate degree programs (MA in
Speech-Language Pathology and the Doctor of Audiology). The
Department also houses The Center for Language, Speech, and
Hearing, which provides diagnostic and therapeutic speech,
language, and hearing services to the community.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the
University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/sphhs) is
seeking talented applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track
speech-language pathology lecturer position (9-month appointment)
in the Department of Communication Disorders. Summer work is
anticipated and may be required and will be compensated in
accordance with the collective bargaining agreement. The initial
appointment period is two years with possibility of renewal.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing
in-person and online teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels. Providing service to the department, university, community,
and profession is also expected, including participation on
committees, projects, and other activities that support the
university, college, and departmental mission. Teaching of at least
one course during the summer is expected. Extra compensation will
Candidates must hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in
Communication Disorders or a related field from an accredited
university or college, with a doctoral degree preferred. A
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology
(CCC-SLP) is preferred. Demonstrated record of teaching at the
undergraduate or graduate level is preferred.
Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and
critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all
areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each
applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working
with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives,
experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work
activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming
or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and
Physical Demands/Working Conditions
Typical office environment
Exercises considerable initiative, leadership, judgment,
responsibility and decision-making.
Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week.
Commensurate with Experience
Review of applications will continue until the position is
filled. Anticipated start date is September 2022.
To apply, please apply online with the following
For more information contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr.
Kelly Richardson (email@example.com).
Search will remain open until position is filled.
UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or
expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry,
disability, military status, or genetic information in employment,
admission to and participation in academic programs, activities,
and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or
products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass
Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to
eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase
opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified
minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered
veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply
with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and
regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative