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Assistant/Associate Professor Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant/Associate Professor Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Human Performance, Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at West Virginia University (WVU) is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track (12-month) Assistant or Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology to contribute to a well-established program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of WVU and the program in Communication Sciences and Disorders housed within the School of Medicine. 

The successful candidate will provide high-quality academic instruction within the undergraduate Communication Sciences and Disorders and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology programs and clinical services in the WVU Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic to a diverse population. Individuals with at least three years of clinical experience and experience with dysphagia, acquired language and cognitive disorders, acquired motor speech disorders, and/or voice are encouraged to apply. Active engagement in Division, University, and professional service activities is also expected including participation in Division and committee meetings as well as recruitment and review of applicants to the master’s in speech-language pathology programs.

Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  • West Virginia Speech-Language Pathology license or eligible for a West Virginia Speech-Language Pathology license;
  • Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence;
  • A minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience as a speech language pathologist;

  • An earned doctoral degree (i.e., Ph.D. or Ed.D.) or clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in clinical supervision and/or experience with academic instruction.

All qualifications must be met by the time of the appointment.

As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff and students at West Virginia University commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement. West Virginia University is a land grant Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 27,367 students.  The WVU Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health and Nursing. Patient care facilities include a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care, a Level I trauma center, and a 70-bed psychiatric hospital. 

Morgantown is within easy traveling distance of Washington, DC, to the east, Pittsburgh, PA, to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, OH, to the northwest.  Morgantown has 30,277 residents and is rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside and many outdoor activities. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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Contact Phone : 304-293-4241

Instructions : Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The appointment date is negotiable, with the goal to have the successful candidate identified no later than August 1, 2024. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants should apply at: with a cover letter of interest describing philosophy of clinical practice and academic instruction, current CV/resume, and contact information, including e-mail addresses for three professional references.

Application Deadline : 7/1/2024

Contact Name : Anna Coy

Contact Address : 64 Medical Center Drive
Suite 1417
Morgantown, WV 26506

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