Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

General Summary

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Illinois State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 16, 2023.

We are seeking qualified candidates in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, particularly those with expertise in Voice and Resonance disorders.

Responsibilities include scholarly research/publishing, effective undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service. The normal teaching load is nine credit hours per semester. The individual in this position is thus expected to teach 3 courses each semester in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Initial review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcome to apply. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply

Required Qualifications
To be considered, applicants will hold a terminal degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field; however, exceptional A.B.D. candidates will also be considered with an expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 15, 2024. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Work Hours

Proposed Starting Date

Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Required Applicant Documents
1) letter of application; 2) teaching philosophy; 3) research agenda; 4) curriculum vitae, and 5) the names and contact details of 3 references.

Contact Information for Applicants
Questions can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jean Sawyer at