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Faculty Position, Speech-Language Pathology Department, Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)
Job Location:
Philadelphia, 19144
Communication Sciences and Disorders


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Thomas Jefferson University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in our newly developing Speech-Language Pathology Program. The program offers the degree of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and the curriculum incorporates the academic, clinical and research experiences necessary to prepare students for entry level practice as speech-language pathologists with an emphasis on medical speech-language pathology. The first student cohort began in the fall of 2021 on the Center City, Philadelphia campus.

The Department of Speech-Language Pathology is an integral part of the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS) which also includes the departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Athletic Training. The programs within JCRS reflect the University’s commitment to educate future healthcare professionals of the highest quality and ethical standards for contemporary practice in the global community. The College is committed to a culture of clinical excellence through interprofessional education and practice, innovative teaching, integrated experiential learning and evidence-base practice.

This position is a 12- month, full-time, non-tenure track appointment. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. A PhD or EdD degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related field is required, candidates who are ADB (all but dissertation) with anticipated dissertation complete within a year will also be considered. Current ASHA Certification and eligibility for licensure as a speech-language pathologist in Pennsylvania is required.

Candidates with expertise in pediatric language are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will possess a documented record of scholarship and excellence in teaching. 

Review of applications to fill this position will begin immediately. Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV; Job ID # 9288779

Applicants are requested also to submit a letter of application that includes curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson’s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.

OUR MISSION: We improve lives.

OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value

OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

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