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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Communication Sciences and Disorders)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

General Summary


The Department of Special Education & Communication Sciences and Disorders, in the College of Education at Eastern Michigan University, is seeking applicants for one tenure track position in the Communication Sciences & Disorders Program. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will serve an eight-month, tenure track appointment with summer employment contingent on student demand and funding. A competitive salary will be based on qualifications and prior experience. Starting date should be no later than August 30, 2022.

Eastern Michigan University is an R2 institution, enrolling approximately 17,000 students and offering an outstanding benefits package, shared governance, and a collegial work environment. EMU is committed to developing academic resources, engaging in community initiatives, and supporting nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate research. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI and Windsor, Ontario.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Area of specialization is open, although we particularly encourage applications from individuals with expertise in the areas of fluency, autism, and child language disorders.

Establish, develop, and maintain an active research agenda and related disseminations in the form of scholarly publications, grant proposals, and conference presentations, including the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate student research projects.

Maintain an active service record at the department, college, or university levels, and wider community.

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech & Hearing Science or a closely related field;
  • Strong ABD candidates will be considered. A letter confirming ABD status from the applicant’s dissertation chairperson is required.
  • ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology;
  • Possess or be eligible for a Michigan Speech-Language Pathology license;
  • Evidence of an active research/scholarly agenda and accomplishments related to the appointment;


Supplemental Information

Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses the credentials relative to the minimum and desired qualifications stated above, detailed vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement, research statement including two samples of recent scholarship, graduate transcripts, and names/telephone numbers of at least three references.

Application review will begin in January 2022. Review of applications will continue until a finalist is identified.

For more information contact Dr. David Winters, Department Head, at
or 734.487.3300, or Dr. Naomi Hashimoto, Search Committee Chair at or 734.487.2772.

Experience with multicultural education, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in educational settings, or other relevant experiences are preferred. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. EMU is an equal opportunity employer.

Further information can be found at:

Additional Info

Contact Name : Eastern Michigan University

Contact Address : 128 Porter Building, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 734.487.2772

Instructions : Naomi Hashimoto, Search Committee Chair

Application Deadline : 3/25/2022

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