Posted: Sep 21, 2022

Assistant Professor of Communication Science Disorders (Tenure Track, F0619A1)

Salary: Negotiable
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2022

The Old Dominion University Department of Communication Disorders and Special Education (CDSE) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders (10-month tenure track, summer teaching available) to start in Spring or Fall 2023. Candidates with expertise in addressing culturally and linguistically diverse populations, articulation/phonologic disorders, organic speech disorders, pediatric feeding/swallowing, or early intervention are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Earned doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related discipline (ABD considered if degree completed by start of employment)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Current license, or eligibility for licensure, in Speech-Language Pathology by the Virginia Department of Health Professions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated, or potential to demonstrate, a record of scholarly research and publication, and grant writing
  • Experience teaching at the university level, including teaching diverse groups of students
  • Involvement in service activities
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong verbal, written, and technology skills

Presently, the CDSE program is currently housed in the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies, whose mission is to prepare distinguished professionals to become leaders in their fields. The program, which offers coursework toward both undergraduate and graduate degrees, has affiliations with the College of Health Sciences, as well as active research and service partnerships with hospitals, clinical agencies, and schools. 

Old Dominion University (ODU) is a dynamic metropolitan, residential, research-intensive (very high research activity) public institution with a student enrollment of 24,000+, including approximately 6,000 graduate students, and full-time equivalent faculty of over 720 of which 40% are female. ODU is ranked in the top 10% of institutions in the world, and 5th in the United States, for reducing inequalities. ODU offers over 150-degree programs, including joint programs with Eastern Virginia Medical School, and is home to several nationally recognized Research Institutes and Centers of Excellence. The University’s primary campus is in historic Norfolk, a waterfront city in the southeastern region of Virginia. Norfolk, VA boasts a population of approximately 1.7 million individuals and is recognized as a haven for art, culture, and outdoor recreation.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:  Interested applicants should submit a letter of application that highlights qualifications for the position, a current vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to:

For questions, please contact: Dr. Anne M. Perrotti, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.