Kennedy Krieger Institute


Speech & Language
Pos. Category
Rehab Therapy - Speech Language Pathology
801 N. Broadway
# of Hours


Faculty Position

Director of Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech Language Pathology & Audiology)


The Kennedy Krieger Institute invite applications for a mid-career faculty member with expertise in the field of pediatric communication sciences related to children with developmental and acquired neurological disorders.  This position will offer extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and a faculty appointment at Johns Hopkins University. 


The Kennedy Krieger Institute is dedicated to helping children and adolescents with developmental and acquired disorders and serves over 20,000 patients annually.  It is a research, clinical, and educational institute with a dynamic and interdisciplinary team of professionals. Faculty members at Kennedy Krieger hold academic appointments at many different departments at Johns Hopkins University and are international leaders in their respective fields. The Institute has a strong interdisciplinary focus and interdisciplinary research opportunities are plentiful both at Kennedy Krieger and with Johns Hopkins.


The Institute has over 80 Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists who work in various settings/programs including: an in-patient rehabilitation hospital, outpatient clinics including assistive technology, day and home and community based rehabilitation programs, home and center based early intervention programs, a comprehensive autism center, and special education day school programs.  The program also has a very strong, nationally recognized training program in speech-language pathology and trains 5-10 clinical fellows annually. 



The primary responsibility of the Director will be to develop a research program in communication sciences and disorders.The ideal candidate will be a Speech Language Pathologist CCC and ASHA Certified or Audiologist and have a strong track record of extramural funding, peer-reviewed publications, experience in program development and be eligible for licensure as a clinician in speech/language pathology or audiology as well as hold a current ASHA certification (CCC).  We expect that this individual will be appointed as faculty at Johns Hopkins University in their relevant department. The academic rank of this position will be commensurate with prior scholarly achievements. 


Excellent benefits for faculty members include college tuition remission for dependents (at any college) and tuition remission for faculty members, spouses and dependents for coursework at the Johns Hopkins University and the Peabody Music Institute. 


Applicants should send 3 documents, including: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a 1-2-page statement of academic interests, and, 3) contact information for four professional references to Ms. Tina Schmitt, Talent Acquisition Manager -


The Kennedy Krieger Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups to apply.




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