Assistant Professor: Adult Language Disorders

San Diego, California
Jul 03, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution




Adult Language (Assistant Professor): San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.  A Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Linguistics, Psychology, Neurosciences or a related field, excellence in teaching, strong research abilities, and a commitment to working in a multi-cultural environment with students from diverse backgrounds are required. Clinical experience, certification (CCC-SLP), and/or eligibility for state licensure are preferred. Primary responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate (MA and Ph.D.) levels, supervising theses/dissertations and pursuing a research program in the area of adult language disorders.  

The ideal candidate would have expertise in the research of adult language disorders, including cognitive communication disorders, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and neuroimaging. The candidate would also be able to participate in our Center in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience ( at San Diego State University (established 2013), which involves the School of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), the Department of Psychology and a new neuroimaging center on campus (to open Fall 2018). Salary will be dependent on candidate’s qualifications and budget considerations.

Join 14 other full-time SLHS faculty and almost 500 students in a stimulating work environment, excellent lab/clinical facilities, and a beautiful place to live (see more information at 

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.  SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Diversity Mission: SDSU ranks in the top 10 ethnically diverse national campuses in America (US News & World Report). Applicants may include a brief statement in their cover letter explaining how their membership in our School will advance the University commitment to diversity.

Apply via Interfolio at  We will give priority to applications received by October 1, 2017 but will continue the search until the position is filled; employment to begin Fall semester 2018. For questions, please contact Dr. Ignatius Nip (

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.

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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