Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology - Baylor University (2)

Position Description: 

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Baylor University offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech-Language Pathology and is CAA certified. A Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences & Disorders is also offered. Baylor University and faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seek a clinical educator to fill this Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology position beginning August 2023.


The primary responsibilities of this position include clinical education to and mentoring of graduate students. Clinical faculty are also asked to teach undergraduate or graduate courses in our residential or online programs, participate in active, collaborative research, and engage in departmental, university, and professional service.

Salary and Review Date:

Salary is commensurate with professional experience and qualifications. Applicants whose philosophy is compatible with the stated mission of the University to be a world-class research institution dedicated to Christian principles and ideals will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. To be fully considered, all application materials must be submitted by December 17, 2022.

Application Instructions:

Your application should include a formal letter specifically addressing how you, the applicant, meet the listed qualifications and how your set of gifts, abilities, and experiences might contribute to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students consistent with Baylor's Christian mission. Include a research statement and teaching statement that highlights your philosophy, goals, accomplishments, and future plans. In addition, include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic (PDF) copies of all application materials are required.

Submit application materials to:

Questions concerning the search may be directed to Deborah Rainer, Search Committee Chair. Email:; Phone (254) 710-6369. 


 Appointment will be at the Clinical Assistant Professor Level. Qualifications include a commitment to excellence in clinical education, research, and teaching, a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, and three years clinical experience. Candidates with all areas of expertise are encouraged to apply. ASHA Certification (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for Texas state licensure in Speech-Language Pathology. Preference will be given to candidates with an SLPD. or Ph.D. in Communication Sciences & Disorders. Candidates with a record of successful clinical teaching and student mentoring are preferred. Speech-language pathologists with expertise in autism, dysphagia, or language and literacy are preferred.

Company Overview: 

Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 


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