Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences | Adult focused

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Spokane, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Available Title(s):

164-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Assistant Professor - Career, 165-NN_FACULTY - Clinical Associate Professor - Career

Business Title:

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences | Adult focused

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month

Position Details:

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University (WSU) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor. This is a temporary, career-track; 9-month appointment. The position is located at the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane, WA.

The position has an initial two (2) year contract which is expected to be extended. Renewal is subject to satisfactory performance and mutual consent.

Summary of Duties:

Primary responsibilities include: (1) clinical supervision of students serving the adult neurogenic population, (2) teaching graduate or undergraduate course/s in adult neurogenic communication disorders which may include aphasia, dysphagia, motor speech disorders, right hemisphere damage, or voice disorders, treating adult neurogenic clients, (3) directing or serving on master’s final project committees, (4) service to the department, university, and discipline.   

The position will have a start date of August 16, 2023.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned M.S., M.A., or PhD in speech-language pathology or closely related field prior to hire date of August 16, 2023.
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise and ability to teach in voice, dysphagia, and adult neurogenic disorders.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) and eligible for Washington State license.
  • Documented ability to teach, and a history of positive interaction with and mentoring of students from diverse backgrounds.  

Washington State University is a state-supported, comprehensive, land grant, research institution, co-located on four campuses connected by state-of-the-art telecommunications. The total enrollment is approximately 20,000 students in seven colleges offering doctorates in 44 disciplines and master’ and bachelors’ degrees in 55 disciplines. The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is part of the College of Medicine and is in the heart of the inland northwest on the Washington State University Health Sciences Campus in Spokane. The Health Sciences Building, on the Spokane River near downtown Spokane, houses a state-of-the-art clinic in affiliation with Range Community Clinic, academic, and research facilities. Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound, including world-class mountaineering, rafting, fishing, backpacking, camping, mountain biking, etc. Within easy reach are multiple mountain ranges, numerous lakes, large rivers, and national and state parks. 

Confidential inquiries may be directed to Dr. Nancy Potter,, (509)-368-6894). Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 18, 2023. The position is open until filled.  University information is available at .

Additional Information:

Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Department Name: Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA
Department Link:

Annual Salary: $72,000-80,000 commensurate with qualifications (9-month salary)

In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for Faculty visit: . Find total compensation information here: .

FTE: 1.0
Tenure Track: Non Tenure, Career Track
Permanent/Temporary: Temporary
Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position with an initial 2-year contract through 5/15/2025 which is expected to be extended. Renewal is dependent on mutual consent and satisfactory performance.

Screening Begin Date: April 18, 2023; open until filled.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. 

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation OR contact information for search committee to obtain recommendation letters (required)

External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application.  Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or .

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