Clinical Speech-Language Pathologist

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Jul 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Clinical Lecturer

Job Description:

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the University of Florida invites applications for a clinical speech-language pathology faculty position (official UF title: Clinical Lecturer). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, non-tenure, benefitted clinical faculty position. We are especially interested in individuals who have expertise in medical speech-language pathology in intensive care units and with medically complex patients. Experience with endoscopy, videofluoroscopy, and ventilators is preferred. Intermittent weekend coverage is required.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, hold or be eligible for Florida licensure, and hold or be eligible to receive the Certificate of Clinical Competence. Candidates with a work history that provides documented evidence of strong team-based skills is a plus.

SLHS is housed within the College of Public Health and Health Professions and is well integrated within the Health Science Center, providing a wealth of opportunities for scholarly collaborations. We are a large department with more than 40 academic and clinical faculty members addressing a multi-faceted mission that encompasses education, clinical service, and research. We just obtained academic accreditation that continues for eight years. The Health Science Center is one of the largest in the nation, with six separate colleges.

The University of Florida is a comprehensive doctoral research-extensive university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs (www.ufl.edu). It has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service and is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. UF is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive university and is among the nation’s most academically diverse public higher education institutions. It regularly has more than $700 million in research dollars.

The city of Gainesville is affordable and family friendly, offering a variety of opportunities for entertainment and outdoor activities.

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable based on experience

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, hold or be eligible for Florida licensure, and hold or be eligible to receive the Certificate of Clinical Competence.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in medical speech-language pathology in intensive care units and with medically complex patients. Experience with endoscopy, videofluoroscopy, and ventilators is preferred.

Work history that shows documented evidence of strong team-based skills is a plus.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should submit an application packet, which includes a CV, letter of interest, and list of references.

Application review will begin on August 1, 2017 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to a Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: Yes