Assistant/Associate Professor in Adult Neurogenic Communicative
Department of Communication Sciences and
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at
California State University, Fullerton, invites applications for a
tenure‐track Assistant/Associate Professor focused on adult
neurogenic communication disorders and dysphagia, with an
appointment to begin in August 2024.
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) is a minority-serving
institution, affirmative action, and equal opportunity employer.
CSUF is firmly committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community and the curriculum and fostering an inclusive environment
within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive.
Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching,
research, advising and other activities are encouraged to identify
their strengths and experiences. Individuals advancing the
University's strategic diversity goals and those from groups whose
underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe
and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
CSUF is committed to retaining all faculty and has established
affinity groups you can join to support your success.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders provides
instructional expertise from culturally and linguistically diverse
faculty members in both clinical and academic curricula. We foster
an inclusive environment in which students, staff, administrators,
and faculty thrive. Inclusivity and diversity are embedded in our
daily practices and implemented in the academic and clinical
classroom. We strive to ensure all undergraduate and graduate
students are developed with the tools and strategies they need to
participate in meaningful and challenging learning opportunities,
both during their academic programs and throughout their
Candidates must contribute to our campus goal of fostering and
exemplifying equity through their teaching, research, advising, and
other activities. We encourage candidates to identify their
strengths and experiences in these areas. Individuals advancing the
University's strategic diversity goals and underrepresented in the
discipline are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful
candidate will be responsible for producing scholarship/creative
work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful
candidate also will be expected to contribute to, and participate
in, the life and development of the department.
CSUF faculty are committed teachers and scholars who bring research
and creative discovery to students in classrooms, labs, and
individually mentored projects. Responsibilities of this position
include (a) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in
speech-language pathology in their expertise area(s); (b) engaging
in a systematic program of scholarly research; (c) actively
participating in faculty governance that includes engaging in
activities that support an equitable and inclusive environment for
colleagues and students; (d) serving on department, college, and
university committees; (e) developing and improving instructional
curriculum; and (f) providing academic advisement to students.
Specific courses that the successful candidate will be expected to
teach include COMD 542, Graduate Seminar in Neurogenic and Clinical
Aspects of Speech, Language, and Cognition; COMD 543, Graduate
Seminar in Dysphagia; and COMD 544, Graduate Seminar in Neurogenic
Speech, Language, and Cognitive Disorders.
- Doctorate in communication sciences and
disorders/speech-language pathology with an emphasis in adult
neurogenic and swallowing disorders. Strong candidates in other
areas of related expertise will be considered. ABDs will be
considered but must have doctorate completed before the appointment
- Earned ASHA CCC-SLP.
- Qualification for immediate California licensure in
- Knowledge/experience needed to teach courses with an emphasis
on adult language disorders, dysphagia, cognitive-communication
disorders, or motor speech disorders.
- Evidence of strong potential for teaching effectiveness at
- Evidence of strong potential for research leading to the
scholarly publications necessary for tenure.
- For associate rank, evidence of an established record of
research productivity and peer-reviewed publications.
- Demonstrated commitment to culturally and linguistically
diverse student populations, including first‐generation college
- Experience/evidence of working harmoniously with students,
colleagues, and local community members.
- Evidence of publication ready manuscripts
- Experience working on projects involving two or more
individuals for a common purpose with colleagues and community
- Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and
- Experience/evidence of interacting successfully in a
A complete on‐line application
must be received by electronic submission to be considered. To
apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/Faculty.php,
choose full-time faculty, search for requisition
531592, and provide the following required
- cover letter in which you respond to the required
- curriculum vita
- research statement
- teaching statement
- candidate diversity statement
- This statement provides your unique perspective on your past
and present contributions to promoting diversity, equity,
inclusion, and social justice in your professional career,
including your aspirations to support CSUF's diverse students and
surrounding community populations. Please discuss one or more of
- Your acquired knowledge of barriers for underrepresented
students and faculty in higher education.
- Your experience in and/or commitment to serving
underrepresented populations in higher education.
- Your experience in and/or commitment to teaching and/or
mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education
- Your experience in and/or commitment to integrating
underrepresented populations and communities into scholarly and
- A list of three references with relevant contact
- Finalists will be asked to submit three letters of
recommendation. Please have these ready for the referents to
submit. On the References page of the online application, enter
information and email addresses for three referents who will
provide a confidential letter of reference for your application if
you are a finalist for the position. At the appropriate time in the
search process, they will receive a request via email along with
information on uploading their recommendation letter. You can
verify that CSUF has received each letter by logging back into your
Please direct all questions about the position to the department
chair: HyeKyeung Seung, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
For full consideration,
all application materials must be received by October 15, 2023.
Review of applications will begin on October 16, 2023, and will
continue until the position has been filled. The anticipated
appointment date is August 2024.
The College and Department
The Department of
Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of
Communications was established in Fall 2017. Prior to becoming a
department, it was the Communicative Disorders Program in the
Department of Human Communication Studies. We have been accredited
by the Council on Academic Programs in audiology and
speech-language pathology since 1971. We have a large undergraduate
program with approximately 500 majors with a diverse group of
students. The graduate program became a cohort model in 2019 and
admits 30 students annually.
Currently we have 7 tenure-track faculty members with various
expertise, one full-time lecturer, and one full-time director of
the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
The Assistant Professor
(Academic Year) classification salary range is $5,405 to $11,994
monthly (12 monthly payments per academic year). The anticipated
hiring range for this position is $6,463to $6,588 per month (12
monthly payments per academic year).
Salary offered is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
In addition, the California Equal Pay Act prohibits employers from
paying employees less than those of the opposite sex and/or another
race or ethnicity for substantially similar work (https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/california_equal_pay_act.htm).
Summer research grants, moving expenses, start‐up funds, and a
reduced teaching load may be available.
An excellent comprehensive
benefits package includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse,
domestic partner, and dependent fee‐waiver; access to campus
child‐care; and a defined‐benefit retirement through the state
system and optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed
description of benefits, please visit https://hr.fullerton.edu/total-wellness/.
Multiple positions may
be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the
The person holding this position
is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the
requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July
21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally
offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete
the background check may affect the application status of
applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who
apply for the position.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants
with disabilities who self‐disclose.
Notice of Non-Discrimination based on Gender or Sex and Contact
Information for Title IX Coordinator (http://www.fullerton.edu/titleix/about/notice.php).
In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California. It
requires hiring employees to perform CSU-related work within the
State of California.
To apply, visit https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/531592/assistantassociate-professor-in-adult-neurogenic-communicative-disorders