Speech Language Pathology Assistant Professor

Sep 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

California State University, Fresno
College of Health and Human Services
Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies
Vacancy # 13330

Speech Language Pathology
Assistant Professor

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity

• Available for Academic Year: 2018/2019.
• Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
• Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.
• Salary placement depends upon academic preparation and professional experience.
• California State University, Fresno is a vibrant and growing campus. When necessary, the University may decide to make more than one faculty appointment from a single search.

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies seeks a faculty member who desires to make a real difference, both in the department and in the larger community. Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies is housed in the Col1ege of Health and Human Services, which offers professional programs in eight disciplines, each focusing on experiential learning, interdisciplinary education, research, interaction with the regional community, and service.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in speech-language pathology, supervise clinical practicum, advise students, direct theses, and serve on committees at all levels of the university. Specific assignments will depend on department needs. Workload is 15 Weighted Teaching Units (WTUs) per semester, generally comprised of 12 WTUs of instruction and 3 WTUs of non-instructional responsibilities. In the first year, the Col1ege typical1y reduces the teaching load by 3 or more WTUs per semester to allow new faculty extra start-up time for teaching, scholarly work, research, and other professional development efforts.

As faculty members progress through their careers, university statistics show that the average instructional load is c1oser to 9 WTUs per semester, as opposed to the formal expectation of 12, usual1y through assigned time funded by external grants. The successful candidate may be called upon to teach or develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. Outcomes assessment and service learning are important components of the university curriculum. The successful candidate wil1 be expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college.

Required Education: An earned doctorate (Ph.D./Ed.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 the date of appointment (8/13/2018).

Required Experience: Candidates must have CCC from ASHA and eligibility for California licensure. The successful candidates must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to, or potential for, teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the graduate level. It is preferred that candidates demonstrate a history of, or potential for, developing grant proposals and attracting external funding. Active participation or leadership roles in national, state, or local professional organizations is highly valued. Evidence of publication in a scholarly journal is preferred. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Experience or interest in service delivery for rural areas is preferred.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following:	1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications;
	2) a curriculum vitae, and
	3) list of three professional references.
Finalists will be required to submit:	1) three current letters of recommendation and
	2) official transcripts.
For inquires, contact: Dr. Serena Johnson Search Committee Chair; California State University, Fresno; Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies; 5310 North Campus Drive, MS PH 80; Fresno, CA 93740-8001; Phone: 559-278-4221; E-mail: serenaj@csufresno.edu

Other: In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees on-line at http://www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

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. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.


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