DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS
Non-Tenure Track Instructional Faculty:
Clinical Instructor with a Focus in Voice and/or Acquired Speech and Language Disorders
At a time when public health has never been more important, Temple University’s College of Public Health is working to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. As one of the largest colleges of public health in the country, we are home to faculty who specialize in 17 health disciplines to prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for a non-tenure track clinical instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders effective Fall 2021.
Qualifications and Interests. We seek a candidate who has expertise in voice disorders and one or more of the following areas: aphasia, dysphagia, or autism. The candidate will support our clinical training program in the area of voice (especially our long established transgender voice clinic) and other areas of expertise. Academic teaching opportunities areas are available in the areas of dysphagia as well as anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanism. Candidates should have 4 years clinical/practice experience, have a master’s degree in Communication Disorders, hold CCC-SLP and hold or be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania. We prefer at least 3 years teaching experience including clinical teaching/supervision with voice and aphasia populations and/or didactic courses. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusivity in collaborative education and practice. We seek individuals prepared to join us in our commitment toward prioritizing sustainable, inclusive, and anti-oppressive practices.
The Department enrolls approximately 350 students and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech, Language, and Hearing, and a doctoral degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. We also offer undergraduate certificates in Linguistics and in American Sign Language and a graduate level Bilingual Emphasis Path. Our MA program is accredited by the CAA and is ranked 25th in the US. We are home to the Vocal Development Lab, the Eleanor M. Saffran Center, which fosters clinical translational research within the domain of cognitive neuroscience, and the Temple University Speech Language and Hearing Center that serves highly diverse clientele including the Transgender Voice Program, the Philadelphia Aphasia Community at Temple (PACT), and the Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Treatment, Learning, and Education (CASTLE) Center. CSD faculty have federal and foundation research funding in bilingualism, early childhood reading/writing, aphasia and childhood apraxia of speech, and basic science and treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. In addition to research in department laboratories and the Temple University Speech, Language, and Hearing Language Center (TUSLHC), faculty collaborate across disciplines in the Temple University Brain Research & Imaging Center (TUBRIC).
The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling about 4,200 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has a robust Office of Research to assist researchers, including staff in a Center for Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.
The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.
Application and Inquiries. To apply, email 1) your CV, 2) a cover letter outlining your experiences in speech-language pathology practice and education, 3) a 1-page teaching statement that incorporates your views on diversity, equity and inclusion, and 4) a list of references with contact information CSDSearch@temple.edu. For more information or to make a nomination, contact Beth Levine at CSDSearch@temple.edu. Application review begins immediately.
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