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The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers different job opportunities for academic, research, and administrative purposes throughout the year. Below you will find more information about the different kinds of positions.


The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), University of Colorado, Boulder, invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position in either language, speech perception, cognition or related aspects in hearing loss (Audiology Focus), OR acquired language/cognitive disorders (SLP Focus).

For more information, please visit CU Boulder Tenure Track Position.

Temporary Faculty

SLHS hires Lecturers, Adjuncts, and Clinical Instructors to cover a wide variety of teaching and clinical supervision needs. If you are interested in joining SLHS in a temporary faculty appointment, please email the Manager of Finance and Business Operations, attach a copy of your CV, and the SLHS course(s) you would like to be considered for.

Key responsibilities will be teaching or clinical supervision in person, online, or a combination of both. For more information about compensation and the hiring process, please visit the A&S website.

Graduate Student Appointments

SLHS offers Teaching Assistant (TA) and Graduate Part-Time Instructor ((GPTI) positions to graduate students. TA and GPTI positions are considered graduate student teaching appointments so the compensation, benefits, and responsibilities are different from regular employees. These positions are part of the departmental funding opportunities offered to current and new incoming graduate students, and it is important to point out that graduate students must be active and enrolled or recently admitted in the Department before being eligible for these positions. If you need additional information, please email

For more information about compensation and benefits of this kind of appointment, please visit the Graduate School website.

Student Hourly

SLHS hires student hourly employees for a variety of purposes. Many labs in SLHS hire students to support research activities. SLHS also hires students to support the administration of the academic programs and the clinic. If you are a CU student and interested in working in a lab, please contact the faculty member of the lab you are interested in joining. If you are interested in joining the administrative team, please email the Manager of Finance and Business Operations.

Key responsibilities and hiring ranges for this kind of position are described in the Student Employment website.