Hofstra University

School of Health Professions and Human Services

Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences


Location: Hempstead NY



Hofstra University’s Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences seeks to fill an opening for an anticipated full-time, tenure track, faculty position in Speech-Language Pathology.


The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences is housed within the School of Health Professions and Human Services, which includes the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, located in the Joan and Arnold Saltzman Community Services Center.  The Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic offers diagnostic and treatment services to children and adults for a variety of communication disorders.  The Clinic has over 150 pediatric and adult affiliations within the greater NY metropolitan area.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in speech science, voice disorders, and/or swallowing.  The course load consists of 9 semester hours (3 courses) of teaching per semester.  Additional responsibilities include research in the applicant’s area of interest, student advisement, and involvement in Department, School, and University committees.

Requirements include an earned PhD in Communication Disorders or a related field. ASHA certification is preferred but not required. This is a nine-month tenure track position beginning in the Fall of 2018, subject to financial availability.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a statement of research interests, CV, and three letters of reference to Joyce Fuentes, Assistant to the Department Chair, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, via email to joyce.c.fuentes@hofstra.edu.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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