CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
The Department announces the opening of one tenure-track appointment for an individual possessing an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Au.D., or equivalent) from an accredited institution in audiology, hearing and speech science, or closely related field, to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Audiology as well as Speech-Language Pathology. ABD’s will be considered but must have completed the doctoral degree prior to August 19, 2020. The position is available at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The position requires possession of, or immediate eligibility to attain and hold, California licensure both in audiology and hearing aid dispensing, as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Other related professional licenses and certificates are desirable. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor and work with a diverse student and faculty environment.
Prior traditional face-to-face classroom and on-line teaching experience and prior use of platforms for instructional technology are highly desirable. Prior experience with teaching doctoral level students in the fields of Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology is highly desirable, as are abilities in a second language.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
While teaching is the primary mission of the institution, successful applicants will be expected to conduct scholarly work, publish, and provide other contributions to the professional field. Therefore, a successful candidate should provide evidence of recent research and/or recent publication. The position includes work in student advisement, faculty governance and university service, as well as participation in the development of new programs in and related to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
A successful candidate should have an academic and clinical background that will qualify him or her to teach existing undergraduate audiology core courses as well as graduate courses for the Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.), and to provide supervision for clinical services in audiology, including hearing aid dispensing at the CSUN Language, Speech and Hearing Center. Evidence of recent clinical and/or research experience with pediatric populations is especially desirable. A successful candidate will also be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that support the speech-language pathology program in areas such as auditory anatomy, audiometry, and pediatric audiology. A successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum and program development. The successful candidate will be asked to indicate which areas would constitute teaching strengths for existing and proposed programs. The successful candidate must be available to teach on weekdays, evenings, possibly on weekends and online.
Other appropriate duties may be assigned according to the department’s needs for sustaining the program, as well as for program development.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
Screening of applications will begin December 16, 2019. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the Interfolio application web address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.
This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/70286
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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Communication Disorders and Sciences department at (818) 677-2852.
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to historically underrepresented students and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard of hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.