Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech and Language

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

ID: 7193574 (Ref.No. ej-4783706)
Posted: November 10, 2023

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor in Speech and Language

Job ID: 265450
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID- 265450

Position #- 40065879

The College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) at Augusta University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor in the Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) graduate program. The SLP faculty position requires a willingness and commitment to engage with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development. Job responsibilities will include teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and vision of the SLP department and program. Additional job duties will include the organization, coordination, and communication with prospective students throughout the application and admissions process. This is a non-tenure track position.


Teaching- 80%

-Teach courses according to the institution, accreditor, and program policies;

-Advise graduate students accordingly on university, college, and program policies;

-Prepare course content and syllabi relevant to the plan of study, prepare lessons, and teaching assignments;

-Assist in clinical supervision of graduate students;

-Assist in interviewing and recruiting prospective student applicants during the application process;

-Assist with the procedures and processes to maintain accreditation with the appropriate credentialed agency.

Scholarship- 10%

-Participate in scholarship activities to include research, presentations, and publications.

Service- 10%

-Participate in service to the institution, college and department by serving on committees at all levels.

Other Duties:

-Performs other duties as assigned for the growth of the program;

-Report to the Program Director/Chair for the Department of Speech-Language Pathology.

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree speech language pathology or communication disorders or related field.

Licensed speech language pathologist. Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-CLP)

Assistant Professor- early-level career as a faculty member 0-4 years experience is related field.

Associate Professor- mid-level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements for institutional accreditation;
  • Evidence of ability as a teacher;
  • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
  • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
  • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 7 years' experience as a practicing speech language pathologist and 5 years in teaching.


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

College/Department Information

The College of Allied Health Sciences at Augusta University trains and educates today's health care professionals: the therapists, technicians, administrators, managers and assistants who are the backbone of our country's health care workforce.

As the nation's population ages and increasingly struggles with chronic disease and disability, as well as health care reform, our mission of educating premier health care professionals has never been more vital. We stay on the leading edge of national trends and advances in science, technology, and professionalism. In just the last decade, we have expanded our graduate programs nearly 250 percent, bolstered our clinical mission, and multiplied our research initiatives threefold. Our students enjoy clinical opportunities across Georgia. We were an early proponent of interdisciplinary and distance education, and we continue to lead the way with our innovative programs.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an course by course educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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