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Faculty - Assistant Professor, CSD MS - SLP Program

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Boston, MA

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The Full-time Assistant Professor in the Master of Speech Language Pathology Program within the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at the MGH Institute will be primarily responsible for teaching, student mentoring and advising, and course development with the MS-SLP program. The position is for a PhD prepared faculty member with expertise in child language and literacy, or motor speech and dysphagia. Additional responsibilities include participation in scholarly/research activities, developing collaborative opportunities with other health professions, contributing to interprofessional education within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and select service on program committees.

Teaching (50%):

  • Provide teaching and carry a workload of approximately 18-21 credits per year. 
  • Potentially provide clinical supervision of master’s graduate students within the Speech, Language, and Literacy Clinic depending on interest and needs of the program.
  • Provide mentorship and advising to graduate students in the CSD master’s program.
  • Assist program faculty and staff in creating a culture of inclusivity and equity.
  • Maintain academic standards and policies.
  • Scholarship (30%):

  • Engage in scholarship as required by all faculty, including but not limited to writing and publishing manuscripts related to own research program, presenting at local, regional or national conferences, engaging in research team opportunities arising from affiliated research labs, and additional scholarly activities related to area of expertise.
  • Service (20%):

  • Provide service to the profession, the CSD department or the Institute by serving on committees and task forces as appropriate.
  • If you are interested in joining the CSD Department at MGH Institute of Health Professions, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

    The application review process will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with education, professional background and experience.



  • PhD or EdD in CSD or related field
  • ASHA CCC-SLP and Massachusetts state SLP License
  • Demonstrated expertise in pediatric language with specialization in literacy disorders and intervention techniques for these disorders or motor speech disorders, dysphagia.
  • Strong commitment to interprofessional education in the health professions
  • Strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion issues within the field of speech-language pathology
  • About MGH Institute of Health Professions

    MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. The PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers. Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals.

    The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

    MGH Institute of Health Professions has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach.

    Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
    Work Locations:
    MGH IHP (MGHCharlestownIHP)
    36 First Avenue
    Charlestown, 02129

    Job: Teaching/Faculty
    Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
    Schedule: Full-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular
    Job Posting: Feb 23, 2024


    MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with post-baccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s and doctorate, and post-professional programs in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech-Language Pathology, Health Professions Education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences. The only degree-granting affiliate of the Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,500 students unparalleled opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community, and educational settings. The school, which has graduated more than 5,400 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and the school has been named for the past six years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

    The MGH Institute of Health Professions is located at the Catherine Filene Shouse Building in Boston's historic Charlestown Navy Yard. Originally built in 1866, a complete interior renovation of the Shouse Building was completed in 2001, providing a state-of-the-art working and learning environment. The building also houses The Children's Quarters, which offers kindergarten and preschool daycare to both staff and students of the Institute and the Charlestown community. We employ more than 200 faculty, administration, and staff, and offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. The MGH Institute of Health Professions is an equal opportunity employer

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