Open Rank Faculty Position in Speech-Language Pathology

Emerson College - Boston, MA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $83,000 a year
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson College is seeking to fill a tenured or tenure-track full-time position. Applications from faculty at all levels are encouraged. We will consider individuals with expertise in any area of Speech-Language Pathology, with priority given to those with teaching and research experience in school-age language and literacy. The position involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels both in person and online. There may be opportunities to take on administrative roles with appropriate workload adjustments. Start date is negotiable.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
Required qualifications include: a doctorate in Communication Disorders or a related discipline; prior experience teaching a diverse group of students; and a demonstrated ability to sustain an active research program. ASHA certification in Speech-Language Pathology and experience with online pedagogy are strongly preferred. The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and service that they can contribute to our excellence in this area.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program at Emerson, one of the oldest and most respected in the country, is highly ranked among the most competitive graduate programs in communication disorders in the US. The department offers state-of-the-art, accessible, on-campus clinical facilities and a wide array of off-campus clinical sites, integrating our students, faculty, and program with our neighborhood and regional communities.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls over 4,446 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 52 countries and all 50 states.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and evidence of effective teaching, including most recent course evaluations.
Please also submit the names of three references who will be contacted when the applicant becomes a candidate for the position (not to be contacted without candidates’ approval).

Questions about the position should be directed to Ruth Grossman, Ph.D. (Search Committee Chair) at

Review of applications will begin Immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Posting Detail Information
Requisition Number FY17/180153FAC
Open Date