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Associate or Full Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Tenured

Associate or Full Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Tenured

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at Chapman University, Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Location: Irvine, CA

Position Type: Full-Time Faculty

Position URL:

Chapman University is a nationally ranked institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University has R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities. Faculty includes academic leaders who excel in research, publishing, and world-class teaching across 11 schools and colleges, including Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both students and faculty. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at

The CSD graduate program is located on the Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California. The campus is designed to foster an inter-professional educational environment and cutting-edge technology in teaching and practice. The campus is home to accredited graduate health science professional programs offering the following degrees: Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Master of Physician Assistant Sciences; Doctor of Physical Therapy; and Doctor of Pharmacy. The campus is distinguished by its innovative research laboratories, teaching and learning technology, and emphasis on inter-professional education, evidence-based practice, and health promotion and prevention. The Institute for Interdisciplinary Brain and Behavioral Sciences on the Rinker campus provides opportunities for interdisciplinary research with leaders in neuroscience. Additionally, the CSD program is associated with the RiteCare Childhood Language Center of Orange County, and strategically located near 30 school districts and medical centers in the heart of Orange County.

The mission of the CSD department is to prepare ethical, research-conscious, and culturally responsive speech-language pathologists committed to assessing, preventing, and treating communication and swallowing disorders in diverse populations across the lifespan. The CSD program is 11 years old and is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA). Based on a cohort model, the program prepares graduates to provide services in medical, school, and private practice settings. The department houses the Adult Learning Lab, a unique clinic that exclusively assesses and treats adults with acquired brain injury and other neurological problems.


Candidates will be expected to conduct research and teach courses in their area of expertise. Responsibilities will also include advising graduate students and mentoring student research, along with other departmental and university service. Applicants with an interest in opportunities for service in departmental leadership are especially encouraged to apply.


*Candidates applying for the Associate or Full Professor position are expected to have an established line of research as demonstrated by scholarly publications; a record of, or potential for external funding; demonstrated excellence in teaching; and evidence of prior institutional and professional service.

*Applicants must have a doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a closely related field, with a preference for those with CCC-SLP certification and eligibility for a California license.

*The candidate’s area of expertise in research and teaching within the field of communication sciences and disorders is open.

*Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to working in an inter-professional health services environment.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should upload electronic copies of their letter of application, curriculum vitae, and teaching and research statements. Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted via Interfolio.

Please direct inquiries to Mary K. Fagan, PhD., CCC-SLP, Search Committee Chair, at, and cc Search Coordinator, Erika Orejola, Please use “CSD Faculty Position” as the email subject line.

Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate. Application reviews will begin February 15th and will continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budget approval. Salary range is $150,000 to $156,000 annually.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Office of Human Resources, DeMille Hall - 140, One University Drive, Orange, California 92866

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Application Deadline : 6/30/2024

Contact Name : Mary Fagan, Ph.D.

Contact Address : Communication Sciences & Disorders
9401 Jeronimo Rd.
Irvine, CA 92618

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