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Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Pennsylvania State University

Date Posted Oct. 12, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University Pennsylvania State University
Middletown, PA, United States
Department More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Communications Disorders

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Communication Sciences and Disorders program (CSD) at the Penn State University-Harrisburg campus invites applications for two full-time (9-month), tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2023. For both positions, we seek candidates with the potential to excel in teaching and the desire to pursue scholarly endeavors. In addition, the CSD program at Penn State-Harrisburg has a close collaboration with the Dept. of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Penn State College of Medicine and depending on the candidate's area of research interest, the ideal candidate will seek to develop a research agenda that utilizes this resource.

The CSD program currently offers an undergraduate degree but has begun the process of starting an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. Thus, new faculty will have the opportunity to assist in developing the new graduate SLP curriculum. Penn State-Harrisburg prides itself on being student-focused with small class sizes and numerous opportunities for hands-on and experiential learning.


  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the CSD major
  • Pursue scholarly activities
  • Clinically supervise students (if applicable)
  • Advise students in the major
  • Actively participate in service

REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology or a closely related field is required, with proof of completion of all degree requirements by July 2023.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D.; ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP); and have or be eligible for Pennsylvania Speech-Language Pathology licensure.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: All areas of expertise in the discipline will be considered but preference will be given to those with teaching and/or research expertise in the following areas: Autism, Pediatric Language Disorders, Pediatric Speech Sound Disorders, Adult Neurogenic Disorders, Motor Speech Disorders, Dysphagia, Voice, Speech Science, or Augmentative and Alternative Communication.


  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • Names and contact information for at least three references

CONTACT: Questions? Please contact Dr. Paul Evitts, CSD Program Chair, at or (717) 948-6326.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.


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