Assistant/Associate Professor of Speech-Language Pathology (Tenure-Track)



Job description

Stockton, CA

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions:
University of the Pacific’s mission is to provide a superior, student-centered learning experience integrating liberal arts and professional education and preparing individuals for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and communities.

Tenure-track and tenured faculty members engage in teaching; scholarly and artistic endeavors, and provide professional and university service in accordance to their school bylaws and university policy. Faculty are entrusted to provide an educational environment that is conducive to enhanced learning outcomes. Faculty must comply with university workload policy per designation.

Faculty are responsible for the following functions:

1. Design and conduct educational programs and courses of instruction in accordance with the policies of the University.

2. Actively participate in the comprehensive planning or review of the development and quality improvement of the educational programs and courses of study, assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of such programs and courses, and to make recommendations to the Deans and Provost concerning the educational mission, programs, and policies of the University.

3. Recommend educational policies and degree requirements which effectively carry out the mission of the University.

4. Recommend student admissions standards, evaluate student admissions procedures, advise students on academic progress, and recommend student candidates for earned degrees.

5. Participate in the selection, evaluation, and advancement of faculty and academic administrators.

6. Contribute to the advancement of knowledge through open inquiry, creative activity and research.

7. Participate in service as requested or required.

8. Participate in scholarship/research activities as requested or required.

The faculty member may consider any matter in connection with the effectiveness and quality of the educational program or the professional welfare of the faculty, may make recommendations to the department chair, academic dean or provost concerning any policies, programs, or procedures which affect the educational program or faculty welfare.

Each faculty shall function under the Dean and Provost and be subjected to the policies of the University .

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate or terminal degree in the field of specialization, demonstrated potential for sustained high quality teaching in the field of academic responsibility, and potential for sustained high quality scholarly or artistic achievements in the field of academic appointment, and an expectation for contributions to University and professional service appropriate to the mission of the department and academic unit.
  • A candidate without an earned doctorate or terminal degree must have equivalent educational or professional experience in the area of instructional responsibility, and the recommendation for appointment or promotion must contain a statement of this equivalence.
  • A candidate must possess or be eligible to apply for a CA license.
  • Speech-Language Pathology.
  • A candidate must hold the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate or terminal degree in the field of specialization.
  • Published research in field of specialization.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Schedule is dependent on the course and department needs.

How to apply

For first consideration, please apply on or before October 13, 2021.

To apply, visit

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Pacific is one of the most distinctive, student-centered national universities in the West. We offer undergraduates accelerated degree programs, vast study abroad opportunities, hands-on learning, a four-year graduation guarantee, a broad selection of courses, and according to U.S. News & World Report, a "Great School at a Great Price."