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Term Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology
Emerson College

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2019
Title Term Faculty in Speech-Language Pathology
University Emerson College
Boston, MA, United States
Department Communication Sciences & Disorders
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Aug. 22, 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences
    Communications Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson College seeks to fill a nine-month, full-time, renewable, non-tenure track teaching position ("term faculty"). We will consider individuals with expertise in any area of Speech-Language Pathology. The position involves teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels both in person and online. Courses in our program are offered year-round. We are particularly interested in candidates who are willing to take on administrative roles, specifically graduate program director, with appropriate workload adjustments. The appointment begins August 22, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 and 23, 2019. We require ASHA certification, experience teaching, and creating an inclusive learning environment at the graduate or undergraduate level within a diverse student community. A doctorate in communication disorders or related field is preferred but not required, as is experience with online pedagogy, student recruitment, advising, and program development. Applicants with some clinical experience are preferred.

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. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

The program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Emerson is one of the oldest and most respected in the country, and is highly ranked among the most competitive graduate programs in communication disorders in the U.S. The department offers state-of-the-art, handicap accessible, on-campus clinical facilities easily reached by public transportation.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, and names of three references who we may contact directly (not to be contacted without applicant’s written approval). Applications and all materials must be submitted through our applicant tracking system at the following link:

Questions about the position should be directed to Rhiannon Luyster (Search Committee Co-Chair) at

Review of applications will begin February 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in Boston’s Literary Cultural District in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions, and research centers. The college enrolls 4,446 undergraduate and graduate students from 52 countries and all 50 states.

  • Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

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