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Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Tenure-Track, Fall2023

Company: Chapman University
Location: Irvine
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Chapman University: Faculty Advancement: Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences: Communication Sciences and Disorders


Irvine, CA

Open Date

Sep 27, 2022


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Chapman University is pleased to invite applications for a 12-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2023.

The Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) program is located on the Rinker Health Science campus in Irvine, California. This campus is designed to foster an inter-professional educational environment and to use cutting edge technology in teaching and practice. The campus features state of the art facilities, including a human cadaver anatomy laboratory, advanced learning center with innovative technology, Grand Rounds auditorium with 3D projection capabilities, multi-sized classrooms, a medical library, and collaborative work centers. The campus is home to several accredited graduate health science professional programs, including Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Master of Physician Assistant Sciences, and Doctor of Pharmacy.

The CSD department is also associated with numerous school districts, private practices, and medical centers that provide services to individuals with communication disorders across the lifespan, including two clinics operated by the CSD department: the CSD Adult Learning Lab for adults with neurological communication disorders, and the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center of Orange County for young children with communication disorders. The diversity of southern California is reflected in the CSD student cohorts, where 40% of students self-identify as members of racial or ethnic minority communities.

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

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


  • Develop and/or maintain a productive line of research with strong potential for securing extramural funding.
  • Teach in area(s) of expertise in the graduate program in CSD.
  • Mentor graduate students and complete professional/academic service.
  • Tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop and maintain an active research agenda and are evaluated on their research/scholarly/creative activity, teaching, and service.


    The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in communication sciences and disorders, neuroscience, linguistics, cognitive psychology, or a related field. Research expertise may include, but is not limited to, neurodiverse and neurotypical populations intersecting with our emerging strengths in neuroscience. However, we invite applications from candidates with other areas of expertise.

    An emerging record of excellent scholarship and clear potential for collaborative extramural funding is expected.

    Current licensure in speech-language pathology (or eligibility for licensure in California) is desirable but not required.

    The successful candidate must provide evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Application Instructions

    Qualified candidates are invited to electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statements of research and teaching philosophy
  • Three publications or reprints in pdf format that best align with the statement of research
  • Statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Three confidential letters of recommendation.

    Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Co-Chairs, Mary Fagan, PhD at or Shannon Sheppard, PhD at cc to Faculty Search Coordinators San White and Eddie De La Torre and use "CSD Asst Prof Position" as the email subject line.

    Initial application review will begin on November 1, 2022 and will be ongoing until the position is filled. Application reviews will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval. The salary range for this Assistant Professor position is $105,000-$115,000.

    A start date of Fall 2023 is preferred but negotiable. Salary and start-up packages are competitive and will be based on experience, rank, and funding status. Teaching load is consistent with R2 status accommodate 50% time devoted to research activities.

Keywords: Chapman University, Irvine , Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Tenure-Track, Fall2023, Education / Teaching , Irvine, California

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