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Assistant Professor

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Spokane, WA

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Full Time
Institution Type
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Job Details

Job location: Spokane, WA


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-19
Req: R-4179

Title:

270-NN - Assistant Professor

Business Title:

Assistant Professor

Additional Titles:

Location:

WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS

Employee Type:

Faculty

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccination Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

Summary of Duties:

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SHS), Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, WA invites applications for a permanent, full-time, tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor appointment. The position will begin in August 2022.

This individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate / graduate courses in SHS, conducting research, secure external funding, and provide service to the department, college, and university.


Required Qualifications:

  • Earned PhD in speech-language pathology or closely related field prior to hire
  • Record of scholarly work with potential for and/or history of support
  • Ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)
  • Ability to teach adult neurogenic speech and language disorders, dysphagia, and/or voice

For inquiries, contact Dr. Mark VanDam, mark.vandam@wsu.edu, 509.358.7599.

Department and College: SHS is one of 5 departments in the Elson S. College of Medicine on a beautiful and growing health science campus that also includes Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, and Education. The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is a collaborative program with Eastern Washington University’s Department of Communication Disorders with a shared enrollment of 250 bachelor’s and master’s students. Department faculty have extra- and intramural research funding in autism, hearing impairment, childhood apraxia and dysarthria in rare diseases, automatic speech recognition, and speech electrophysiology. The on-campus clinic provides specialty clinics such as Camp Candoo for children with severe apraxia. The Department has many long-standing relationships with community clinics, service providers, school districts, and other groups.

University: Washington State University is a R1 Land Grant Research institution with 65 doctoral degree programs and professional medical, veterinary, and pharmacy degree programs. Research expenditures are ~$345 million a year. WSU is one of the largest residential universities in the Northwest and has branch campuses across the state. WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research that serves the state, nation, and world. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU's strategic priorities. See here for additional information about WSU's statewide locations.

Location: Spokane is home to over half-a-million residents in Eastern Washington. It is known for outdoor recreation and high quality-of-life indices. The climate is mild, 4-season high-desert with close-by access to winter mountain skiing, rivers and lakes, hiking/biking, and calendar-perfect summer days. The campus is located in the downtown University District, just across the Spokane River from Gonzaga University. Spokane, with its big city amenities and small city feel, is ranked among the most desirable places to live in the U.S.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Speech and Hearing Sciences

Department Link: https://medicine.wsu.edu/speech-hearing-sciences-degree-program/
City, State: Spokane, WA
Monthly Salary: Rank and Salary commensurate with qualifications
FTE: 100%; 9 month
Tenure Track: Yes
Screening Begin Date: March 1, 2022; open until filled
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

At the time of application, please be prepared to submit the following documents 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) research and/or teaching statement. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.
Required Documents:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Research and/or teaching statement (please attach in the cover letter section)

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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