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Whitewater Assistant Professor Job Posting

The Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders at The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is currently searching for an Assistant ProfessorApplicants for this position should have earned a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field by the start date, August 2021.

See the job posting below for more information.

https://www.uww.edu/employment/academic-staff-instructional/posting?listing=1983

Non-UW Doctoral Funding Opportunity (AZ)

Fund your 4-year PhD in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and get multicultural research training! Accepting students for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022!!!

Apply to our new program: Preparing Researchers in early Intervention for children with Disabilities from multicultural Environments (PRIDE).

This is a collaborative grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education to prepare doctoral students as researchers and future faculty with expertise in early assessment and intervention for children with disabilities from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This program is a collaboration between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Faculty from both sites will train and mentor students in research.

This opportunity is perfect for people who already have their CCCs.

Students accepted into PRIDE will receive a tuition waiver, stipend, health insurance, and funding to attend professional conferences.

 

To find out more, contact:

Dr. Nancy Scherer,
nancy.scherer@asu.edu

Dr. Laida Restrepo,
laida.restrepo@asu.edu

Dr. Mary Alt,
malt@email.arizona.edu

Dr. Leah Fabiano-Smith,
leahfabianosmith@email.arizona.edu

 

SLP Position at the Haring Center EEU

Position: Educator II
Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Academic Year: August 1 – June 30

General Information
Created in 2009, the Norris and Dorothy Haring Center for Research and Training in Inclusive Education grew out of 40 years of groundbreaking work in special education at the Experimental Education Unit. At the Haring Center, families, researchers, and students work closely on their shared mission of providing high quality inclusive early learning services for children with and without disabilities, for children of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and for their families. The Haring Center is proud to be a leader in developing, implementing, evaluating, and disseminating strategies to help children of all abilities and backgrounds succeed, all teachers to be effective, and all caregivers feel confident and competent. The Haring Center’s commitment to inclusion leads them to invest in recruiting colleagues who demonstrate experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations and centering the voices of those from marginalized communities.

The Experimental Education Unit (EEU) at the Haring Center is a comprehensive early childhood center providing inclusive educational services for families and children with and without disabilities from birth through kindergarten. The EEU is committed to creating a more inclusive world by being life-long learners, celebrating diversity, focusing on children and their families, & bringing joy to our community. They believe that an inclusive and equitable community can only be achieved by addressing ongoing inequities in access, service delivery, and outcomes. Services are provided to children and families through a transdisciplinary approach characterized by collaboration in which professionals share their discipline specific information and skills with other members of the team including the family. This position reports directly to the principal of the Experimental Education Unit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
To work as a transdisciplinary team member serving children with disabilities the Experimental Education Unit.

  • Provide assessment, diagnostic services, and therapy;
  • Develop and implement programs to meet the needs of children with a variety of communication needs;
  • Serve as consultant to classroom teachers in their classroom management of communication and language programs;
  • Record communication behaviors, analyze data, plan programs based on data, and measure progress;
  • Attend team meetings, share expertise, and contribute to the problem solving process;
  • Supervise and provide training for University students.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in speech pathology with emphasis on communication and language disorders; doctoral student preferred;
  • American Speech and Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, preferred;
  • Washington Certification ESA;
  • Observation and data collection skills;
  • Experience working with children with developmental delays preferred.

Desirable qualifications:

  • Maintain a “problem solving” attitude
  • Work with other team members in a cooperative and positive fashion
  • Seek feedback and utilize suggestions to improve performance

How to apply:
To be considered for a position as an SLP at the Experimental Education Unit, each applicant will need to submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) three letters of recommendation via email to eeuweb@u.washington.edu.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Late applications will not be reviewed.

UF is Recruiting Ph.D Students

Potential Ph.D. Students Invited to Apply!

The University of Florida Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is actively recruiting enthusiastic and well-qualified applicants for the Ph.D. program.  This program prepares graduates to do state-of-the-art research in a variety of the sub-fields of communication sciences and disorders using many different methodologies. Mentors in both Audiology and Speech/Language are available. Former students have had a strong record of finding high-profile post-doctoral fellowships and faculty positions.

Program Description:

Ph.D. students in this department earn the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences, and typically finish the program in about 4 years. The Rehabilitation Sciences program at UF includes Ph.D. students from SLHS, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. The advantage of this program is that students are immersed in interdisciplinary research and collaboration from the beginning of their programs. Students receive comprehensive training in theory, analysis, and dissemination of their research, as well as in-depth research experience in their chosen area of interest.  All accepted Ph.D. students receive a stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance.

Location:

Their department and the Rehabilitation Sciences degree program, which are part of the College of Public Health and Health Professions, are situated within the bustling UF Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine, as well as UFHealth-Shands Hospital.  UF is currently ranked #8 among state universities, and is located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville is great place to live. It has a relatively low cost-of-living, affordable housing, and a high quality of life, leading it to be listed #38 in the 100 Best Places to Live in America 2018. Commutes are short, with most faculty and staff living within 10 miles of campus, and most students living even closer. Gainesville has a lively cultural scene and is surrounded by beautiful parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Application:

Priority will be given to applications completed by December 7, 2019.  For more information, please contact Dr. Lori Altmann, Ph.D. Program Director (laltmann@ufl.edu), who will be available to meet with potential Ph.D. students at ASHA.

 

Open-Rank Positions at the Callier Center/University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)

The Callier Center/University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) has three new open-rank positions available!

In addition to basic and applied research programs in hearing, speech and language, and neurophysiological (including motor speech) domains, the Callier Center for Communication Disorders houses strong clinical programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and patient care facilities. 

The Callier Center facilities are spread across two campuses, in the Dallas Medical District (adjacent to the UT Southwestern Medical Center), and on the main UT Dallas campus in Richardson (adjacent to Psychology and Neurobiology). The Callier Center contains state-of-the-art translational research facilities and an extraordinary network of interdisciplinary collaborations and resources. Excellent magnetic resonance imaging facilities are available at an inter-institutional imaging center adjacent to the Callier Center in the Medical District.

UTD is a Tier One Institution and the fastest growing university in Texas.  The University offers competitive salaries and generous start-up packages. 

Their School, Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS), houses a dynamic and collaborative research community in speech, language, hearing, psychology, and neurobiology.  BBS Faculty are active participants in a number of school-related research centers, including the Callier Center for Communication Disorders (the home of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences faculty) as well as the Center for Vital Longevity, the Center for BrainHealth, the Texas Biomedical Device Center, the Center for Children and Families, and the Center for Advanced Pain Studies.  The Dallas-Fort Worth area is an international hub with a strong economy, vibrant cultural atmosphere, world-class sports and entertainment, and nationally ranked public schools.

Application:

Applicants from all areas of speech, language, and hearing sciences will be considered. Priority will be given to candidates with a research focus in the following areas:

  • Age-related changes in hearing
  • Language disorders, emphasizing learning and remediation
  • Speech motor function and/or computational neuroscience, particularly technology-intensive investigation.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant field (e.g., Communication Sciences and Disorders; Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Computer Science; Engineering; Neuroscience; and/or Psychology) and show evidence of a dynamic and productive research program with clear record of or potential for funding.

Applicants should submit:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A statement of current and future research
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Teaching evaluations
  • The full contact information for at least three professional references

Materials should be submitted via the online application form at http://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/13167.

For more information about these positions, please see the attached files:

SLHS New Position Flyer and SLHS Job Posting.

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

The Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month faculty positions at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 1, 2019.  Preferred areas of research and teaching emphasis include: speech disorders including speech sound disorders and/or fluency; speech science; AAC; voice science and disorders; and dysphagia. Responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and master’s programs with the potential for doctoral level teaching. Applicants should have a defined research agenda with evidence of scholarly activity including research presentations, publications and/or grants.  Successful candidates are expected to be willing to serve as a mentor to students, work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula, and be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Active engagement in service to the department, college, university and profession is also expected. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate (PhD preferred) in communication sciences and disorders or a related field; CCC-SLP and eligibility for a Louisiana license in speech-language pathology.   We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including educational benefits for employee & eligible dependents.

The Department of Communicative Disorders is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and offers an undergraduate degree, a MS in Speech Language Pathology and a PhD in Applied Language and Speech Sciences.  The BA program currently has approximately 240 students, the MS program has 68 students and the PhD program typically has between 20 -25 students. There are currently 10 tenure-track faculty and 6 full-time clinical supervisors in the department.  You may read more about the department at http://speechandlanguage.louisiana.edu.   Information about the University is available at http://louisiana.edu and the College at https://liberalarts.louisiana.edu/. Located in the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region, Lafayette is a culturally vibrant community of over 126,000 people and serves as the financial, retail, and medical center for South Central Louisiana.  It is also the hub of numerous music and cultural festivals and celebrations.

To apply please use the link below:  https://louisiana.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=626 or visit the UL Lafayette HR website to search for req626.

Upload/attach a cover letter addressing the applicant’s qualifications and research interests, a curriculum vitae (CV) and names and emails of a minimum of three references.  The search committee will contact these references for letters of recommendation. The initial review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration applications should be received by March 1, 2019.  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants may contact Anthony Salvatore at asalvatore@louisiana.edu  with questions about the positions.

Full Professor & Dept. Chair of Speech-Language Pathology at CSULB

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH College of Health and Human Services Department of Speech-Language Pathology Faculty Position Opening

RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 2528

POSITION: Full Professor with tenure and Department Chair of Speech-Language Pathology

EFFECTIVE DATE: On or after April 1, 2019

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology, or a related discipline from an accredited program;
  • Hold the certificate of clinical competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA);
  • Licensed as a speech-language pathologist in California or eligible for licensure in California, which must be obtained within the first year of employment;
  • Demonstrated excellence as a department chair or relevant administrative experience in working effectively with faculty, scheduling, and budgeting;
  • Demonstrated excellence in collegiate teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level;
  • Research and publication record commensurate with the rank of full professor;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Successful grant writing
  • Experience with hybrid and online instructional settings
  • Experience mentoring faculty
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, leadership, and faculty governance
  • Evidence of a record of collaboration
  • Experience in clinical supervision at the graduate level

DUTIES: Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology serves on a 12- month assignment with duties including, but not limited to:

  • Recruitment of faculty;
  • Faculty and staff supervision including performance evaluation;
  • Faculty and student mentoring;
  • Promote scholarly and creative research, teaching excellence, and campus and professional service;
  • Provide leadership and advocacy for the Department’s educational and research mission;
  • Develop curriculum including, implementation and evaluation;
  • Course scheduling;
  • Serve as a resource/budget manager for the department;
  • Serve as the Program Director, with administrative oversight of the Department’s national accreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Initiate grant writing and development projects that promote the Department’s mission and vision;
  • Participate and develop community relations including local agencies appropriate to the department discipline;
  • Promote the undergraduate and graduate programs;
  • Normally teach 6 units (2 courses) per semester of undergraduate and/or graduate and/or clinic courses in his/her area of expertise and experience.
  • Supervise graduate students in clinical practice and directed research

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: http://www.calstate.edu/hr/benefits/documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION:

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current e-mail address)
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, official transcript, and examples of scholarly work in the form of portfolio materials.
  • Copy of the Certificate at Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology from the ASHA
  • Copy of license as a speech-language pathologist in California or evidence of eligibility for licensure in California within the first year of employment

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Lei Sun, Search Committee Chair California State University, Long Beach Department of Speech-Language Pathology 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840-2501 (562) 985-2907

or lei.sun@csulb.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin March 11, 2019 Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

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CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

__________________________ _________________________ _____________________________ Department Chair Date Dean Date Faculty Affairs Date

Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship

Application Deadline:  December 7, 2018

In 2013, a group of engaged, committed UW faculty, civic and business leaders joined together to establish the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship to provide financial assistance to UW graduate students who have a demonstrated commitment to Latinx communities. For this application cycle, the Latinx Scholars Graduate School Fellowship is a one-time award of $1,500.

Eligibility:

  • Student must be enrolled full-time in a master’s or doctoral degree program at the University of Washington;
  • Student’s research, work, and/or service must demonstrate their commitment to Latinx communities.

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor: AAC Emphasis (Cal State-Fullerton)

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor beginning in August 2019. The Department strives to further CSUF’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Position Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in communicative disorders with an emphasis in Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC), Faculty members are expected to engage in a systematic program of scholarly research, actively participate in faculty governance, serve on committees, develop curriculum, provide academic advisement, and engage in activities that benefit the university/community in ways that support an equitable and inclusive environment for colleagues and students.

Qualifications: Required

  • Doctorate in speech-language pathology, speech science, or its equivalent (primary expertise in AAC and additional expertise in at least one of the following areas: multicultural concerns, neurogenic disorders, autism spectrum disorder, research methods, or pediatric medical SLP; strong candidate in other areas of expertise will be considered; ABD will be considered but must have doctorate completed before appointment date.
  • Earned ASHA CCC-SLP and qualified for immediate California licensure in speech-language pathology.
  • Experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness in the area of AAC.
  • Evidence of research potential leading to scholarly publications in the area of AAC,
  • Must have an established record of research productivity and clinical expertise to be appointed at the associate level.
  • Must be able to interact successfully with students, staff, and colleagues within a diverse academic learning community with a strong global orientation.

Qualifications: Preferred

  • Research that integrates evidence-based practice
  • Experience in clinical supervision in the university setting or with students in programs
  • Demonstrated teaching experience with a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to all aspects of cultural diversity/difference

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed Cal State Fullerton is | satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure strongly committed to to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of achieving excellence applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Rank and Salary 

This is a tenure-track position at assistant or associate professor level. Salary is commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available, which includes health, vision and dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement plan provided through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a summary of the description of benefits, go to  http://hr.fullerton.edu payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php 

Appointment Date: August 2019 or later

Application Procedures

A complete on-line application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to http://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 10419BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. A cover letter describing your experience with the required and preferred (if applicable) qualifications, including a student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population
  2. Student evaluations of teaching and other evidence of teaching effectiveness if available
  3. A current curriculum vitae 
  4. A minimum of three letters of recommendation (see instructions below) 

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide confidential letters of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading their letters. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system. 

Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Kurt Kitselman, Search Committee Chair, at kkitselman@fullerton.edu or Dr. Hyekyeung Seung, Department Chair, at hseung@fullerton.edu

Application Deadline: Application review begins October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Cal State-LA (Los Angeles, CA)

Position: Department of Communication Disorders

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Motor Speech Disorders; Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders; Voice Disorders; Alternative/Augmentative Communication; or Fluency Disorders.

Starting Date: August 2019

Minimum Qualifications: 1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Speech-Language Pathology or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by date of appointment (8/19/19). 2) Evidence of teaching, clinical and/or research experience in one or more of the following areas: Motor Speech Disorders, Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders, Voice Disorders, Alternative/Augmentative Communication, or Fluency Disorders;

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Evidence of national certification in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP). 2) Evidence of eligibility to obtain or possession of California licensure in speech-language pathology. 3) Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. 4) Evidence of scholarly achievement (e.g., academic or professional presentations, publications in refereed journals) in speech-language pathology or closely related area.

Duties: The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise and other courses in the department in consultation with the Department Chair. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical education in the on-campus Robert L. Douglass Speech-Language Clinic.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary: Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of its students. The University is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good, offering nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, and the humanities. Founded in 1947, Cal State LA serves more than 28,000 students and more than 240,000 distinguished alumni. A majority of the University’s alumni live in the Los Angeles region, enriching their communities and contributing to the vitality of the local economy. Cal State LA is focused on developing a new bioscience entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley regions through partnerships with local business. To provide increased educational opportunities, Cal State LA recently opened a campus in downtown Los Angeles that offers graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as professional development and certificate programs. The university is home to the critically acclaimed Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, Hertzberg-Davis Forensic Science Center, Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility, Billie Jean King Sports Complex and the TV, Film and Media Center.

The College: The Rongxiang Xu College of Health of Human Services is composed of nationally ranked undergraduate, graduate and professional programs spread across seven departments and schools. The College is committed to educating and preparing human services professionals to become innovative practitioners and leaders. It promotes the integration of teaching, research, policy, and public service in an interdisciplinary context. Knowledge, skill, and caring provide the foundation for educating a diverse workforce of the future that effectively serves multicultural urban communities from a local and global perspective. The College strives to be student-centered, faculty and staff-focused, and community-minded.

The Department/Division/School: The Department of Communication Disorders is located in the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services and offers programs leading to the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication Disorders, and an AuD in audiology. The M.A. degree program in Speech-Language Pathology is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Admission to the M.A. program is highly competitive. The eight-year first- time pass rate for the PRAXIS exam in Speech-Language Pathology is 100%. On-site Language Labs are located in the department as well as a Speech-Language Clinic, and access to a large variety of off-campus training sites.

Required Documentation: Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below: 1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications. 2) A curriculum vitae. 3) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students. 4) A list of three professional references. 5) A University Application for Employment Form (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position). 6) Unofficial transcripts.

Finalists will be required to submit: 1) Official transcripts. 2) Three current letters of recommendation.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: ncohick@calstatela.edu. Please type “Communication Disorders Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Nancy Cohick) at: ncohick@calstatela.edu or 323-343- 4757.

Note: The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.