Adjunct Faculty- Communication Sciences and Disorders

Elmhurst University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 2, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Education, Special Education, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders ( CSD ) at Elmhurst University in the greater Chicago area invites applications to join the pool of part-time (adjunct) faculty.

Essential Functions
  • Prepare course syllabi for assigned course based on approved course description.
  • Hold regular class meetings that promote active learning and student engagement.
  • Create and administer learning activities; assign grades based on clear requirements.
  • Be available for student questions.
  • Follow University and departmental policies.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • An earned master’s or doctoral (preferred) degree in communication sciences and disorders, speech-language pathology.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with CSD faculty, staff and students.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching with a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in college-level teaching in communication sciences and disorders.
  • CCC - SLP or CCC -A certification.
  • Doctoral degree in communication sciences and disorders, audiology or closely related field preferred.
  • Clinical experience in speech-language pathology, audiology or deaf education.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19.

Elmhurst University uses PeopleAdmin (SimpleHire) to collect all application materials.
Please submit the following:
  • Application through PeopleAdmin (SimpleHire)
  • a cover letter describing your teaching interests and how you meet the preferred candidate qualifications
  • CV
  • Unofficial graduate transcript (official transcripts will need to be submitted before you start)
  • Other Document with contact information for three references including addresses.
Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website: Questions can be directed to

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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