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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Speech Language Pathology

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

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Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Speech Language Pathology

Date Posted: 01/31/2024
Closing Date: 04/01/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 34073
Job Category: Faculty - Teaching Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Speech-Language Pathology
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Speech-Language Pathology, in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time continuing teaching stream appointment in the area of clinical education. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence on July 1, 2024, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the clinical education of Year 1 students in the MHSc curriculum by teaching the introductory clinical principles academic course and coordinating and teaching two clinical placement courses. Additional administrative duties, including committee memberships, may be assigned by the Chair of the Department.

We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must have at least a Professional Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an accredited Canadian program. Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree-granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Candidates must have knowledge of and extensive experience in paediatric assessment and intervention (i.e., children birth-18 years), a minimum of five years experience in co-ordinating clinical placements for speech-language pathology (SLP) students, demonstrated evidence of excellence as a clinical educator for students in clinical placements, knowledge of the service delivery organization in Ontario, outstanding interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to network and build relationships with the clinical community, excellent teaching skills and exemplary time management skills. Knowledge of and experience in using placement management software, such as InPlace, is considered an asset. Registration or being eligible to register as a speech-language pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) is required. In addition, the applicant must have: 1) an extensive understanding of competency-based education, including knowledge of the National Speech-Language Pathology Competency Profile (2018) published by The Canadian Alliance of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Regulators, 2) experience with the use of simulation in clinical education, and 3) contributions to the profession at a provincial and national level.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments and awards, the teaching dossier, including a detailed teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to integrate clinical and scientific knowledge in their teaching design and delivery.

Candidates should also demonstrate through their application materials how their teaching aligns with the University of Toronto’s commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The latest Times Higher Education ranks the University of Toronto among the top 10 universities in the world for health sciences. Spanning the basic, clinical, and rehabilitation sciences, the Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated hospitals and research institutes form one of the largest research enterprises in North America. The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is one of the top five clusters of academic medicine in North America.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto, one of the most highly ranked research universities in North America. The department is housed in the Rehabilitation Sciences Building, which provides excellent teaching and research facilities. The University of Toronto offers unique opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary teaching and research, encourages innovative scholarship, and provides the prospect of teaching a diverse student population.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the link below.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier to include a detailed teaching statement (up to 3 pages), sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each referee the day after an application is submitted. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. More details on the automatic reference letter collection, including timelines, are available in the candidate FAQ.

If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials must be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF format.

All application materials, including the three recent reference letters, must be received by 11:59 EST on April 1, 2024.

For more information about the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, please visit our home page at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

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