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Asst. Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, Tenure Track

Asst. Professor, Speech-Language Pathology, Tenure Track

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty


The Department of Communication Disorders at California State University, Los Angeles invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology. We are interested in candidates with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Voice Disorders; Alternative/Augmentative Communication; Geriatrics; Fluency Disorders; or Clinical Education and Counseling. This position includes teaching at the undergraduate and graduate courses, participation in clinical education and supervision in the on-campus Robert L. Douglass Speech-Language Clinic, and service to the university.

Minimum Qualifications

1) Evidence of teaching, clinical and/or research experience in one or more of the following areas: Voice Disorders, Alternative/Augmentative Communication, Geriatrics, Fluency Disorders and/or Clinical Education and Counseling.

2) An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Speech-Language Pathology or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/18/2022).

3) Evidence of national certification in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP) or working toward national certification.

4) Evidence of eligibility to obtain or possession of California licensure in speech-language pathology. 

5) Evidence of scholarly achievement (for example, academic or professional presentations, publications in refereed journals, publication of textbooks) in Communication Sciences and Disorders or closely related area; and 

6) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications

1) Evidence of successful and independent teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level utilizing a face-to-face classroom format and/or on-line teaching format.

2) Expertise in the use of platforms for instructional technology.

3) Possession of ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence

4) Possession of other related professional certifications.

About the University

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations. The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair at the email address below:

1) A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.

2) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university.

3) A curriculum vitae.

4) A list of three professional references.

5) In addition, applicants will need to complete the University Application for Employment Form (

Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.

Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: Please type “SLP Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Official university position announcement may be viewed at:

Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Gabriela Simon-Cereijido) at: or 323-343-4697.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Gabriela Simon-Cereijido, Ph.D.

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 323-343-4697

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