Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Normal, Illinois
Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.
Sep 18, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Position

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Illinois State University invites applications for a full time 9-month tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 16, 2018. Primary responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate instruction, scholarly research activities, mentoring student research projects, and department service. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.

Requirements:  Expertise in child language development and disorders and research doctorate in communication sciences and disorders or related area. A.B.D. will be considered with a completion date prior to the end of the first year following faculty appointment. Successful candidates will show strong evidence of research activity or potential. Aptitude for teaching and commitment to service are also necessary. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with an enrollment of approximately 21,000 students. Illinois State University is Illinois’ first public university, founded in 1857.  The University is located in Normal/Bloomington, Illinois, a community of over 100,000, located at the crossroads of the Midwest. Illinois State University is located within three hours of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. Illinois State University offers excellent fringe benefits. Find out more about ISU at

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders currently has 22 full-time academic and clinical faculty and over 200 undergraduate majors. The department's graduate programs enroll over 75 students in the master's degree program in speech language pathology, and about 30 students in the four year Audiology clinical doctorate program. Visit the Department’s website for more information at

Application Process: Submit your on-line application, letter of application, statement of research interest, and curriculum vitae to posting 0709876 at  Additionally, please send three current professional reference letters to:

Jamie Smith, Ph.D.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Campus code 4720 Illinois State University Normal, Illinois 61790

Questions should be directed to Dr. Smith at 309-438-5308 or e-mail: 

Review of completed applications will begin on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.