Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology-Clinical Track

  • Elmhurst University
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description


Posting Number: F00146P

Position Status: Exempt

Reporting Relationship(s): Department Chair and Clinic Director

Job Summary

Elmhurst University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Clinical Assistant Professor with expertise in Adult Neurogenic Disorders for a 12-month clinical track position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders beginning in the Fall of 2022. This person will teach graduate coursework in adult neurogenic disorders and provide clinical teaching/supervision through the Elmhurst University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic (EUSLHC). General faculty responsibilities also include scholarly work and service.  

The CSD department consists of stellar professionals who collaborate on graduate and undergraduate degree programs with excellent student outcomes. In 2020, our Speech-Language Pathology graduate program ranked among the best in Illinois (7th) and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's prestigious Best Graduate Schools list. The department and EUSLHC are located in a newer building on campus. CSD faculty also train students in the 4,600-square-foot, state-of-the-art Elmhurst University Simulation Center within the nearby Elmhurst Memorial Hospital. 

Essential Functions

  • Teach graduate coursework in adult neurogenic disorders.  
  • Provide clinical teaching and supervision for graduate and undergraduate CSD students. 
  • Contribute to the CSD department's strategic plan outcomes.
  • Serve on department and university level committees and in the CSD profession.
  • Engage in scholarly activities that complement professional knowledge and teaching.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs other university and department duties as assigned. 
  • Responsibilities also include maintenance of Illinois licensure and ASHA certification and membership in good standing, completion of CEU and ASHA clinical supervision requirements, demonstration of the essential functions and adherence to policies and procedures of the EUSLHC. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to teach graduate course in Voice Disorders and Adult Language Disorders
  • At least five years of full-time clinical experience with adult neurogenic disorders
  • Experience and commitment to supporting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Illinois state licensure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral-degree (clinical or research) in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related program
  • University teaching or supervision experience

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions.  Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Open Until Filled: Yes

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 before the start of the fall semester.

Complete the faculty application, attach a cover letter describing your experience, how you meet the preferred candidate qualifications, and interests in scholarly activity and service, attach a curriculum vitae, and on "Other document" include names and contact information for three references.

A complete set of official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Additional information about Elmhurst University may be accessed on our website:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred starting date is August 2022. Questions can be directed to search committee chair Ruiying Ding at

Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 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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