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Assistant/Associate Professor in Adult Neurogenic Communicative Disorders

Employer
California State University, Fullerton
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 2, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Assistant/Associate Professor in Adult Neurogenic Communicative Disorders
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Communications
Assistant/Associate Professor
Fall 2024

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 professional careers.

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.

Required Qualifications
  • 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 date.
  • Earned ASHA CCC-SLP.
  • Qualification for immediate California licensure in speech-language pathology.
  • 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 CSUF.
  • 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 students.
  • Experience/evidence of working harmoniously with students, colleagues, and local community members.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Evidence of publication ready manuscripts
  • Experience working on projects involving two or more individuals for a common purpose with colleagues and community partners
  • Ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Experience/evidence of interacting successfully in a multicultural environment

    Application
    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 materials:
  • cover letter in which you respond to the required qualifications
  • 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 the following:
  1. Your acquired knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty in higher education.
  2. Your experience in and/or commitment to serving underrepresented populations in higher education.
  3. Your experience in and/or commitment to teaching and/or mentoring underrepresented students in a higher education environment.
  4. Your experience in and/or commitment to integrating underrepresented populations and communities into scholarly and creative activities.


  • A list of three references with relevant contact information
  • 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 applicant portal.

    Please direct all questions about the position to the department chair: HyeKyeung Seung, Ph.D. at hseung@fullerton.edu or call 657‐278‐1002.

    Application Deadline
    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.

    Compensation
    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.

    CSUF Benefits
    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/.

    Additional Information
    Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

    CSU Policies
    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 jeid-6bfd2196090ac0448b2ef60c4dd990db

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