Assistant Professor - Washington State University in Spokane Washington

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Washington State University

Spokane, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor. This is a permanent tenure-track; 9-month appointment. The position is located at the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane, WA. The appointment will commence on August 16, 2016.

Responsibilities include (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in autism, child language development and disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication; (2) conducting research leading to publication in areas of specialization; (3) developing a line of research with the potential for external funding to advance excellence in autism; (5) directing master’s research projects/theses.

Competitive benefits available

Required Qualifications

1) Earned PhD in speech-language pathology or closely related field prior to hire date of August 16, 2016;
2) demonstrated expertise in autism, child language development and disorders, and augmentative and alternative communication;
3) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and eligible for Washington State license;
4) a record of scholarly work and the potential to establish a nationally recognized research program;
5) documented ability to teach, and a history of positive interaction with and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The Department
Speech and Hearing Sciences is a founding department of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine located on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus. The department offers programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Sciences and a Master of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences in speech-language pathology.

The University
Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens — locally, nationally, and globally. As a comprehensive leading land-grant institution, WSU is committed to excellence in each of its research, teaching and outreach missions. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of the quality, scope, and impact of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU’s strategic priorities.

WSU is one of only 96 public and private institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a “very high research activity” university. In addition to the Spokane campus, WSU has campuses in Pullman, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, with a developing campus in Everett; four research and extension centers within the state and extension offices in every county; and a Global Campus with online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University’s annual operating budget expenditures are nearly $1 billion.

The WSU campus in Spokane is located in the center of a developing University District downtown and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River. WSU Spokane is the University’s designated health sciences campus and offers graduate and professional degrees as well as some undergraduate completion degrees in many health sciences fields. Advanced degrees in criminal justice and K-12 education round out the offerings. The campus also hosts health sciences programs from Eastern Washington University and the University of Washington.

The City
Spokane is a major healthcare hub and the largest along the northern corridor of the United States between Minneapolis and Seattle. It offers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic care in all fields of medicine, and boasts four major hospitals, including Providence Health’s 644-bed Sacred Heart Medical Center. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region.

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 veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

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

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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