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Job ID: 154587

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Kansas

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2021
Title Clinical Assistant Professor
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Speech-Language-Hearing
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences

Position Overview

The University of Kansas, Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic invites applications for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track faculty position as Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology beginning as early as July 1, 2021. The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing ( expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service and practice.

Cultural and linguistic diversity are central to the field of speech-language-hearing and an integral part of clinical practice as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist. As a department, we strive to create an environment where differences are valued and respected, and all people have an equitable opportunity for success. We are committed to providing a climate focused around cultural and linguistic diversity through training, communication, and experiences that contribute to individual growth and development for leadership, learning and service in an increasingly diverse society. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the US prior to the start of the position.

Job Description

60% Teaching
Includes clinical instruction that occurs inside and outside the classroom
Supervision of students in clinical practicum
Advising and mentoring students in coursework and research
University teaching is at least one course per year
20% Service
Includes participation on department, university, state and national committees and advising students in the program.
10% Scholarly Work
Includes engaging in research, publishing articles and chapters, and presenting at state and national conferences.
10% Professional Performance
Involves assessment and treatment of communication disorders, advocacy for individuals with communication disorders and consultation with clients, family members, and/or professionals concerning clinical services.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through 1) descriptions of work and educational experiences in letter of application, 2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in CV/resume, 3) clinical case statement and 4) diversity statement.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
At least 3 years of experience providing clinical services.
Demonstrated experience working with children.
Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Eligibility for state of Kansas licensure in speech-language pathology.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated or high potential for clinical teaching.
Demonstrated or high potential for work with diverse populations.
Demonstrated or high potential for work in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
Demonstrated or high potential for independent scholarship and mentoring.
PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or SLPD

Contact Information to Applicants

Kris Pedersen, SLPD, Search Committee Chair

Additional Candidate Instruction

Applicants must apply online. Screening of applications will begin April 5, 2020 and continue until a pool of qualified applicants is obtained or the position is filled. A complete application will consist of the following items:
A cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position.
A current and complete curriculum vitae or resume listing record of accomplishments and expertise.
A statement describing your approach to clinical practice through a case presentation (less than 1000 words).
The names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three (3) professional references.
In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less:
Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Only complete applications will be considered. Other documentation may be requested. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation, interview and presentation in their area of clinical expertise.

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