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Term Faculty (Non-Tenure Track) - Clinical Faculty - Speech Language Pathology (24-25)

DePaul University
Chicago, IL
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Doctors, Pathology
Organization Type
DePaul University Speech Language Pathology Program invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to begin July 1, 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and energetic professional who has the vision to create a meaningful impact on the college, university, and community; and to collaborate in developing our ground-breaking program at DePaul. The Speech Language Pathology Program is located in the heart of Chicago at the Lincoln Park campus.

The successful candidate will be passionate about and eager to contribute to our program mission. Responsibilities include teaching, clinical supervision, and service to the program and university. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience and expertise with pediatric and/or populations with a focus on one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: child language; speech sound disorders; voice; AAC; motor speech; dysphagia; neurogenic disorders. This is a 12-month appointment with a start date of July 1, 2024.

About the College
The College of Science and Health is the third largest college at DePaul, enrolling over 3,000 students. The college includes programs in mathematics, psychology, physics and astrophysics, environmental science and studies, chemistry and biochemistry, biology, neuroscience, health sciences, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, and nursing. The College of Science and Health provides high quality, personalized, accessible science and health education to a diverse student body, grounded in the values of St. Vincent de Paul. Our teaching and research advance knowledge and service to society. The College is located on DePaul's Lincoln Park campus.

About the University
With an overall enrollment of over 22,000 students, DePaul is the nation's twelfth largest private non-profit university. While the university is large, the class size in the department typically does not exceed 40 students. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of effectiveness or potential as an instructor for a variety of courses or teaching environments, ability to teach graduate-level courses, and a demonstrated commitment to continued development as an educator.

DePaul University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the city of Chicago. The program is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and service. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.


A Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Licensure, or eligible for licensure, from the State of Illinois
Experience supervising speech language pathology students (CF or Graduate level students)

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Doctorate Degree in Speech Language Pathology or a closely related field
  • Experience and expertise with pediatric and/or adult populations with a focus on one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: child language; speech sound disorders; voice; AAC; motor speech; dysphagia; neurogenic disorders.
  • Bilingual
  • College or graduate level teaching experience (Or clinical teaching in school or medical settings)

Application Instructions

The full and complete application should contain the following:
  • A letter of application indicating qualifications for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • Copy of transcripts;
  • A personal philosophy statement about integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work as a SLP and as a faculty member;
  • Teaching philosophy statement (optional);
  • Copies of teaching evaluations (optional);
  • Contact information for at least three professional references. References will be contacted through Interfolio to upload reference letters.

Interested applicants should apply here

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all the above materials are received. Applications submitted by April 15, 2024 will receive priority consideration.

For further questions about this position, please contact Dr. Joanna Buscemi at .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

EEO Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martial status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcomed and supported.

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

A copy of DePaul University's Safety and Security Information Report and Fire Safety Report is available upon request. The report includes statistics about crimes that occurred on campus and public property immediately adjacent to campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning campus security, sexual assault and other matters. It also includes fire statistics, fire safety practices and standards of the institution. A copy of this report can be obtained by contacting the Crime Prevention Office at 773-325-7775 or by visiting the DePaul Public Safety website at .

Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. At DePaul University, the Interim Title IX Coordinator is Molly Lamping Fleck. Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or .

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