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CUNY Assistant Professor - Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences in Bronx, New York

Assistant Professor - Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences

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Lehman College

Full/Part Time




Lehman College of the City University of New York invites applications for a full-time (9-month), tenure-track position in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders or a related discipline, and preferably hold ASHA CCC-SLP and be eligible for NYS licensure. The successful candidate must have an active record of scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching communication sciences and disorders at the undergraduate and graduate levels to culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Lehman College is a four-year senior college and one of 25 colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY). Located in the Bronx, NY, Lehman is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and serves over 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences enrolls an average of 450 undergraduate and 100-125 graduate students each year. The teaching load is 18 credit hours over a 9-month appointment. Opportunities exist to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate clinicians, and collaborate with other CUNY faculty in research. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Teaching is reduced for junior faculty over the first five years for scholarly development and all faculty are actively encouraged to seek external funding. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.


Ph.D. degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences or an equivalent.

Evidence of an established or developing scholarly agenda.

The ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Evidence of a successful record of college-level teaching experience in online, hybrid and/or in-person modalities

Clinical experience in speech-language pathology as well as in supervision.

Experience advising undergraduate students and supervising practicum work and fieldwork

Clinical or teaching experience with linguistically and culturally diverse populations

Expertise in neuroscience, speech science, voice disorders, motor speech disorders, articulation and phonology, fluency, or alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) is a plus.

Bilingual is a desirable skill for the position.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates must attach the following documents:

A letter of interest

A curriculum vitae including the names, titles, organizations, and contact information for three professorial references

A copy of unofficial transcripts for the terminal degree completed

A research statement including concrete descriptions of current and future plans for research (up to 2 pages)

A teaching statement including evidence of your ability to generate equitable opportunities for learning for students from diverse backgrounds (up to 2 pages)


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue through March 15, 2022.


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