Assistant/Associate Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

Job description

Working Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor - Communication Sciences and Disorders

Posting Number:

2021005FP

Classification Title:

Assistant or Associate Professor

Classification Code:

8003b

RCW Exemption Criteria:

10 - Academic Personnel

EWU Position Number:

F99308

CUPA Code:

51.02 - Communication Disorders Science & Services

FLSA:

Exempt - Teaching

Bargaining Unit :

UFE

% Full Time:

100

Salary / Wage Range:

CUPA

Salary Information:

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

Anticipated Start Date:

08/16/2021

Term of Appointment:

9 months, mid-August through mid-May

Location:

Spokane

County:

Washington

Project Description:

n/a

Project Duration:

n/a

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Level 1 User with Access:

Cynthia Chadwick

Responsible HR User:

Saundra Godin

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

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 recruitment will close to further applications at midnight on 04/15/2021.
  • 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.

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.

Diversity Statement:

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.

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.

Physical Demands :

None anticipated.

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at [email protected] to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Pre-Placement Physical :

No

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed.

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

Work Schedule Type:

Alternate

Work Schedule:

Schedule will vary from semester to semester to fulfill position’s responsibilities.

Posting Date:

02/10/2021

Open Until Further Notice:

No

Closing Date:

04/15/2021

Screening to Begin:

04/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. Applications will be accepted until further notice.

Required application materials include all of the items listed below:

  • Cover letter – summarize how you meet the required and preferred qualifications (if applicable), including your teaching, research and other relevant experience as it pertains to the position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Document 1 – please attach a list of three references (names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses) who will be sending a letter of reference on your behalf on the last page of your CV
  • Three confidential letters of reference are also required. You will be prompted by the application system to enter your Recommenders’ names and email addresses. Once you complete your application, the system will automatically send an email to your Recommenders to request that they submit their letter of recommendation through the online system. Candidates may not be considered for finalist interviews until all three reference letters have been received.
  • Diversity Response* – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Questions? Please direct all inquiries to the Search Committee Chair, Lesli Cleveland, PhD, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Eastern Washington University, 310 North Riverpoint Blvd., Box B, Spokane, WA 99202; Phone: (509) 828-1332; email [email protected]

% 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

 

 

 

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