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 or Associate Professor appointment, rank will be commensurate with qualifications. This individual will be responsible for teaching undergraduate / graduate courses in SHS, conducting research, securing external funding, and providing service to the department, college, and university. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The position will begin at the start of the 2024-2025 academic year. Start date is negotiable depending on relocation needs and contract.

Required Qualifications for All Candidates:

  • Record of scholarly work with potential for externally funded support
  • Demonstrated ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, and with students from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups.

Required Qualifications for Candidates at Assistant Professor rank:

  • An earned PhD in speech-language pathology or closely related field prior to hire.

Required Qualifications for Candidates at Associate Professor rank:

  • An earned PhD in speech-language pathology or closely related field prior to hire
  • Six years of experience at the assistant professor rank and demonstrated performance toward tenure expectations.
  • Appointment to the rank of Associate will be contingent on meeting tenure expectations in the College of Medicine at Washington State University through the Faculty Annual Review (Faculty Manual Section 3.C.4 ) and Promotion and Tenure process (College of Medicine Tenure and Promotion Guidelines).

Preferred Qualifications for All Candidates:

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

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.

Internal WSU candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.

Required Documents:

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Research statement

4. Teaching statement

5. Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement: (2 page maximum) that includes your demonstrated and or potential for contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts through scholarship/research, and/or teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your research and teaching statements.

6. Contact information for three (3) professional references

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.