Assoc to Full Professor-Clinical

Boulder, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Description of Department:

Located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers a broad range of student training in speech & hearing sciences, clinical practice and research. SLHS offers an undergraduate major, a master's degree in speech pathology, a doctorate of audiology, and a Ph.D. program, among others. SLHS is searching for a full time Clinical Faculty member to serve as Director of Clinical SLP. The MA-SLP program has approximately 65 students. This is a non-tenure track position and will be available in summer or August 2018. The department consistently ranks very high in the U.S. News and World Reports' ranking of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology programs.

Overview of Job Duties:

The Director of Clinical SLP of the MA - SLP program reports directly to the Chair of SLHS. The Director works closely with the Director of Clinical Operations and the Director of Clinical AUD. The Director is a full-time, 11 month position overseeing all administrative responsibilities related to clinical education, as well as leading and participating in teaching, service, and clinical scholarship (e.g., activities that demonstrate state and national recognition of areas of expertise).

Responsibilities include:

Providing visionary, innovative, and collaborative leadership for the MA-SLP clinical education program consistent with CAA accreditation standards.

Providing mentoring to clinical faculty to ensure evidence-based practices are infused in clinical teaching.

Together with the Director of Clinical Operations, works with the Chair to maintain CAA accreditation.

Ensuring that quality assurance standards are achieved.

Promoting the program and enhancing its visibility and reputation on campus, the region, and nationally.

Developing strategic community partnerships to support program goals and provide students with excellent internship sites.

Appropriately managing of all external clinical sites, relationships, policy and procedures, working with the Director of Clinical Operations.

Providing clinical teaching in area of expertise

Participating in departmental service at a senior leadership level

Advising and supporting students to ensure that they meet certification requirements.

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Minimum qualifications:

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA in speech language pathology

At least five years of experience in clinical practice

An established record of success in clinical practice, clinical teaching and mentorship in graduate education

Recognized as an expert at state and regional level, such as presentations, collaborations, advisory committees, publications (need not be peer-reviewed)

Established record of effective participation in departmental service that may include clinical administration, and in service to the local, state, regional, and national professional organizations

Administrative experience

Evidence of the ability to work as a member of a collaborative team

Potential for implementing a clinical curriculum

Evidence of or strong potential for leadership to the clinical education program

Ability to mentor clinical faculty in the Clinical Faculty promotion process

Expertise in best practices in clinical teaching

Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication including written communication

Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures to assure compliance

Evidence of continual professional development

Evidence of ability to teach effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD/Ed.D or Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology

Experience serving as a clinical faculty member in a graduate MA-SLP program

Experience with mentoring and clinical teaching

Evidence of regional and national leadership

Experience with CAA accreditation and/or annual accreditation review

In-depth understanding of higher education, curricular design, assessment and contemporary clinical practice

Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to clinical services

Familiarity with Electronic Health Records

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf). Please include details about responsibilities in different positions.

3. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

4. Statement of Clinical Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).

5. List of courses taught or clinical assignments supervised.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10216 - SLHS-Speech,Lang&Hearing Sci

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 16, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Anne Whitney

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00740540


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