Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Sciences and
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Provide Rank Assistant or Associate
Position Number 016451
Department Communication Sciences & Disorders - 273100
Requirements include an earned doctoral degree in speech-language pathology or
a related area.
For an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must
demonstrate the potential for effective teaching, student mentoring, and
conducting research in the area of expertise.
For an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must
demonstrate a history of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels, student mentoring, and research productivity.
Candidates who are ABD are eligible to apply; however, all requirements for
the degree must be completed by September 15, 2022. All qualified applicants
will be considered.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with expertise in the
areas of child language disorders, autism, literacy, cultural-linguistic
diversity, and/or complex communication needs.
Ideal candidates will be eligible for ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence
and North Carolina licensure.
Description of the Department or Unit
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers the Bachelor of
Science and Master of Science degrees, and is accredited by the Council of
Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). In
addition, the Department is home to the Charles and Geneva S. Scott Scottish
Rite Communication Disorders Clinic, which provides speech, language, and
hearing services as an outreach to the community and serves as the primary
location for student clinical training. The Department emphasizes involvement
in the areas of interprofessional education, clinical-academic collaboration,
and diversity and inclusive excellence. The Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders is located within the Beaver College of Health
The Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) is the second largest college
at Appalachian State University with around 3,700 students served by 150
faculty and staff. Committed to interprofessional innovation and collaboration
in teaching, scholarship, service and clinical outreach, the BCHS is
transforming the health and quality of life for the communities we serve. In
2018, the College expanded to include the Holmes Convocation Center and Leon
Levine Hall of Health Sciences, a new, state-of-the-art 203,000 square foot
facility that is the cornerstone of the Wellness District. In addition, the
college is home for the Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services
and has a collaborative partnership with the Wake Forest School of Medicine's
Physician Assistant Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, both
face-to-face and online, conducting research and seeking external funding, and
engaging in university and professional service. Opportunities for direct
clinical service and clinical supervision may also be available.
Type of Position Full Time Position
Appointment Type 1.0
Number Of Months Per Year 9
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a
professional position at a university.
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains,
prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand
and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all.
The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion
that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace
diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North
Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-
to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Proposed Date of Hire 08/01/2022
Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required
documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
(1) a cover letter addressing the position description, qualifications, and
(2) a diversity statement. Appalachian State and the Department of
Communication Sciences and Disorders are committed to working with diverse
student and community populations. In your application, please describe how
your scholarship, teaching, service, or other relevant life experiences
contribute to diverse and inclusive communities.
(3) a statement of teaching philosophy.
(4) a research agenda.
(5) a curriculum vitae.
(6) unofficial copies of all transcripts. Note that finalists invited for
campus interviews must submit official transcripts prior to the campus
(7) a list of three (minimum) professional references including name,
current position, email, address, and phone number.
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available
Disability Accommodation Information
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application
process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or
Posting Date 09/14/2021
Closing Date 11/30/2021
Open Until Filled No
Evaluation of Applications Begins 10/12/2021
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational
programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions
of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex,
gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability,
veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and
inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and
inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community,
including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus
community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase
learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable
environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their
culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed
to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an
expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of
the university community.
Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the
University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be
required before the hiring process can be completed.
Search Chair Name Kim McCullough
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Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
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Statement of Research Interests
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