The Communication Disorders Department (COMD) at California State University, Los Angeles is seeking qualified applicants for a 10-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the COMD program, will advise students at the undergraduate and graduate level, and will participate in clinical education. Preferred area of expertise in one or more of the following areas: Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders, Motor Speech Disorders, Voice Disorders, Alternative/Augmentative Communication, or Fluency Disorders. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in speech-language pathology from a regionally accredited institution and have or nearing completion of CCC-SLP and eligibility for California licensure. This position is scheduled to begin August 16, 2018. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) or CCC-SLP may be considered but these requirements must be completed by the date of appointment.
Please submit electronically 1) a letter of application specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) copies of unofficial transcripts; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) a list of three professional references; and 5) a university application for employment (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position) all compiled into one single pdf file to SpeechLP@calstatela.edu.
Please send or direct three current letters of recommendation to the postal address below. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts prior to on-campus interviews – please send or direct copies of official transcripts to the postal address below. If only electronic transcripts are available, please send those to the email address below.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please submit electronic application file materials to: SpeechLP@calstatela.edu
Please send questions, requests for information, letters of recommendation, and official transcripts if you are a finalist to:
Peter Ivory, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication Disorders
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8170
Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. California State University, Los Angeles is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, according to a study published in The New York Times.
University program in Communication Disorders awarding bachelor's and ASHA accredited master's degree programs in Speech-Language Pathology. Eight full-time tenure track faculty plus some part-time instructors.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.