Clinical Assistant Professor (Speech Language Pathology)

Job Details

Posting Number:

F1214P

Working Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor (Speech Language Pathology)

Department:

COE-Comm Sciences & Special Ed

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFECOE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.

Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

Athens is known for its music, art, and food as well as its accessibility to the Atlanta area (see www.visitathensga.com and www.georgia.gov). The Communication Sciences and Disorders program offers a bachelor’s degree, a CAA-accredited master’s degree, and the only research doctorate in communication sciences and disorders in Georgia. Information about the full CSSE department can be found at www.coe.uga.edu/csse.

College/Unit/Department website:

https://coe.uga.edu/directory/communication-sciences-and-special-education/

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2022

Job Posting Date:

03/18/2022

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications will require all of the following:

  • A letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications, as described.
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Verification of current CCC, including evidence that the applicant has met the 2020 ASHA certification standards for providing clinical instruction and supervision
  • The names of three persons who can provide letters of reference. If the candidate prefers their interest in this position to remain confidential, state this request in the letter of application; references will then not be contacted until the search committee has corresponded with the applicant.
Questions may be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Anne Bothe Marcotte, [email protected].Review of applications will begin April 18, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Faculty Rank:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Contract Type:

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned master’s (M.A., M.S., M.Ed., or equivalent) or doctoral (Ph.D., SLP.D., or equivalent) degree in communication disorders, speech-language pathology, or a related field.

Position Summary:

The Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education (CSSE) invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor with expertise in Speech-Language Pathology. This position is clinical, instructional, and collaborative. The position focuses primarily on clinical instruction and supervision for master’s students who are learning to work with clients across the lifespan and who have a range of communication and swallowing needs. The successful candidate will also work closely with faculty, staff, and community members. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall semester 2022. Additional opportunities for summer employment may be available. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities will include all of the following and other related assignments:

  • Clinical education and supervision of graduate students, including students learning to provide high-quality evidence-based services for a wide range of clients and families
  • Instruction of clinical and/or academic material
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Engaging in departmental, college, university, community, and/or professional service
  • Provision of direct speech-language pathology clinical services

Additional Requirements:

  • Current state licensure or equivalent credential to practice speech-language pathology in the candidate’s state of residence, and eligible to hold Georgia licensure before August 1, 2022
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Documentation from ASHA that the applicant has met the 2020 ASHA certification standards for providing clinical instruction and supervision
  • Five years of clinical experience in speech-language pathology
  • One year of experience in clinical instruction or supervision of Clinical Fellows, interns, pre-service student clinicians, or SLP Assistants

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

  • Three or more years in clinical instruction or supervision of Clinical Fellows, interns, pre-service student clinicians, or SLP Assistants
  • Two or more years of clinical experience in one or more of the following areas: neurogenic communication disorders, dysphagia, voice disorders, literacy, augmentative and alternative communication

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Two or more years providing services to bilingual or multilingual clients and families

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Find Us
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States

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