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Assistant/Associate Professor

Assistant/Associate Professor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Eastern Washington University invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 2021. The department is housed in the College of Health Sciences and Public Health on EWU's Spokane campus. The college and department prepare students to help meet the growing market demand in the critical fields of health care and education. The college is home to several nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate programs with an increased focus on inter-professional education. 

The candidate should have an earned doctorate in communication sciences and disorders, speech-language pathology or closely related field at the time of appointment (PhD or EdD). ABD will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by December 2022. The candidate will be expected to teach adult neurogenic disorders and related areas. Expertise in aphasia and/or cognitive-communication disorders is preferred, but other areas of expertise (e.g., motor speech) will be considered. A medical speech-language pathology background is preferred. The candidate should have an established record, or evidence of potential research agenda. 

The candidate should be eligible for Washington state SLP licensure and have their ASHA CCC-SLP; demonstrate the desire and ability to promote and support cultural competence, universal accessibility, and/or diversity; readiness to work closely with students and faculty colleagues in community engagement, inter-professional activities and service-learning initiatives; show evidence of ability to engage in productive, respectful, collegial relationships with students, faculty and staff.

Faculty positions include an expectation for teaching, research and service. Specific responsibilities include:

- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with area(s) of expertise and program needs

- Potential clinical supervision in area(s) of expertise

- Mentor student research

- Conduct scholarly activities leading to publication and external funding

- Provide service to the department, college, university as well as the discipline of communication sciences and disorders

Eastern Washington University is a comprehensive university, with the main campus in Cheney. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the University Speech and Hearing Clinic are located on the Spokane campus in the innovative University District. Enrollment at EWU has reached over 12,000 students. Spokane, a medium-sized city with high quality schools and housing, is the heart of the Inland Northwest. We have excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, and many lakes in the area.

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws. 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application through our online faculty application portal located here: To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials (see EWU website posting for details) by April 15, 2021 (priority deadline). Applications will be accepted until further notice.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Lesli Cleveland, PhD, CCC-SLP

Contact Address : EWU CMSD, 310 N Riverpoint Blvd., Spokane WA 99223

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 509.828.1328

Instructions : Please see EWU website for complete posting and application instructions

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