Assistant/Associate Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

About Eastern Washington University:
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.


Job Summary:
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders invites applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin August 2021.

The department is housed in the College of Health Science and Public Health based on Eastern's Spokane campus. The college and department prepare students to help meet the growing market demand in the critical fields of health care and education. The College is home to several nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs with an increased focus on inter-professional education (IPE).

Faculty positions include an expectation for teaching, research, and service, to meet the needs of the department. Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of learning outcomes. Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with expertise and program/departmental instructional needs
  • Potential clinical supervision in area(s) of expertise
  • Mentor student research
  • Conduct scholarly activities leading to publication and potential external funding
  • Provide service to the department, college, university as well as the discipline of communication sciences and disorders

Faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning. Additionally, the candidate selected for this position may be expected to teach face-to-face classes, hybrid or blended classes and/or online classes according to the needs of the department.
  • This is an open recruitment; three days' notice will be provided prior to closure of recruitment.
  • NOTE: Post-COVID-19 pandemic or when restrictions permit, the work location for this position will be on the Spokane campus.

Applications will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.


Required Qualifications:
  • The candidate should have an earned doctorate in communication sciences and disorders, speech-language pathology or closely related field, at the time of appointment (PhD or EdD). ABD will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by December 2022.
  • The candidate will be expected to teach adult neurogenic disorders and related areas. Expertise in aphasia and/or cognitive-communication disorders is preferred, but other areas of expertise (e.g., motor speech) will be considered. A medical speech-language pathology background is preferred.
  • Established record, or evidence of potential of research agenda.
  • ASHA CCC-SLP
  • Eligible for Washington State SLP licensure
  • Desire and ability to promote and support cultural competence, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.
  • Readiness to work closely with students and faculty colleagues in community engagement, inter-professional activities and service-learning initiatives
  • Evidence of ability to engage in productive, respectful, collegial relationships with students, faculty and staff.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred PhD


Other Skills and Abilities:


Job Duties:
% of Time: 100
Responsibility / Duty:
A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first semester of the selected candidate’s appointment, and will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service, and/or release time (if any) to perform administrative duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department.

Additionally, all faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of learning outcomes.

Responsibilities for this position also include:
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with expertise and program/departmental instructional needs
  • Potential clinical supervision in area(s) of expertise
  • Mentor student research
  • Conduct scholarly activities leading to publication and potential external funding
  • Provide service to the department, college, university as well as the discipline of communication sciences and disorders

Essential Function Indicator: Yes



Conditions of Employment:
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Note: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2021-22, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.
  • NOTE: Post-COVID-19 pandemic or when restrictions permit, the work location for this position will be on the Spokane campus.

Salary Information: Minimum salary is $69,633; hiring salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.


Posting Date: 02/10/2021
Open Until Further Notice: Yes
Closing Date:
Screening to Begin: 04/15/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu/postings/6461

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.






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Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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