Assistant Professor - Human Performance (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Human Performance, Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at West Virginia University (WVU) is seeking two full-time, non-tenure track (9-month) Assistant Professors of Speech-Language Pathology to contribute to a well-established program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidates will contribute to the mission of WVU and the program in Communication Sciences and Disorders housed within the School of Medicine.

The successful candidates will work remotely while providing high-quality instruction and clinical supervision to students enrolled in the online master’s in speech-language pathology program. Individuals with expertise in developmental and acquired communication disorders for school-age children and school-based services are encouraged to apply. Specifically, the successful candidates will participate in the development of the clinical supervision process and direct supervision of students at their school-based setting. These faculty will provide telesupervision, mentor students, and serve as a liaison between the university program, coordinator of clinical training, and student’s school. Active engagement in Division, University, and professional service activities is also expected including Division and committee meetings as well as recruitment and review of applicants to the master’s in speech-language pathology program.

Qualifications :

Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • West Virginia Speech-Language Pathology license or eligible for a West Virginia Speech-Language Pathology license;
  • Professional Student Support Certificate or be eligible with the West Virginia Department of Education;
  • Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence;
  • 3 years of clinical experience;
  • Preference for those with clinical experience in a school setting.

All qualifications must be met by the time of the appointment.

West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 32,500 students, including 27,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate/professional students. The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest. Morgantown is a diverse and welcoming community of 55,000 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities.

First consideration will be given to applications received by June 15, 2021.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, with the goal to have the successful candidate identified no later than July 15, 2021.

Applicants should apply at: with a cover letter of interest describing philosophy of clinical practice, current CV/resume, and contact information, including e-mail addresses for three professional references.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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