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Assistant Professor for the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences




THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), one of the 23 California State Universities, is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. We are proud of our mission to support a richly diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as well as an Asian American & Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and we have the second highest percentage of Black students in the CSU system. Our student population reflects a variety of abilities and identities. Many are the first in their family to attend college. Our students come from a number of regional community colleges and high schools. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our students.

We are known for our award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.  With an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 900 faculty, the University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.  Cal State East Bay has three locations: the main 342 acre campus in the Hayward hills, the Concord Center, and the downtown Oakland Center.

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THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is housed on the Hayward campus and will be joining the newly established College of Health in Fall 2024. The Department has a three-pronged mission of teaching, research, and service in speech-language pathology and audiology. The Department currently has approximately 120 undergraduate and 100 graduate majors, four tenured/tenure-track faculty, two full-time clinical faculty (including a clinic director), one half-time speech-language pathologist, as well as lecturers and part-time clinical supervisors. The Norma S. and Ray R. Rees Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic includes eleven observable individual and group therapy rooms, one large group room, an aphasia treatment program (ATP), a conference room, and an audiology test suite. Five labs are currently housed in the department: a fully equipped Speech Science Lab, the Early Social Communication Research Clinic, the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Lab, the Neurocognitive Research on the Rehabilitation of Language (NRRL) Lab, and the Multilingualism Lab. The Department is accredited by ASHA's Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in speech-language pathology and is authorized to grant the Speech Language Hearing Services Credential approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Area of specialization is open but should complement the expertise of current faculty. Preferred candidates will be able to teach one or more academic courses from among the following content areas: linguistic and cultural diversity, speech science, voice, motor speech disorders, cognitive-communicative disorders, school-age language disorders and literacy, speech sound disorders, fluency. In addition to teaching, all faculty are expected to sustain a record of scholarly work, advise majors, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward campus, Concord Center, and Online.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor.  Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience.  Subject to budgetary authorization.  The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $83,000. The anticipated hiring range is generally at or near the minimum of the appropriate range, commensurate with education and experience.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2024

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, or a closely related field, is required by effective date of appointment. Possession of CCC-SLP and eligibility for California licensure are strongly preferred. Prior teaching experience in higher education preferred. Interest in sustained research and grant writing is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: For more information about accommodations for employees, contact: Iris Gallardo, Human Resources, at 510-885-2335 or, or Elena Dukhovny, Department Chair, at

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2023. The position will be considered open until filled. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita via PageUp (see “Apply Now”).

Applicants are required to also submit a 1-2 page diversity and equity statement that addresses how they would successfully engage our diverse student population in their teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. See Diversity and Equity Statement Instructions:

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.       

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