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Clinical Associate/Full Professor - Director of Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical Associate/Full Professor

Clinical Associate/Full Professor - Director of Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty TYPE Clinic Director

Clinical Associate/Full Professor: The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, TN is seeking to hire a Director of Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology in a 12-month non-tenure track clinical faculty position. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D. preferred) in speech-language pathology, ASHA certification, and eligibility for licensure in Tennessee.

This position is for a candidate who is a clinician-scientist with administrative and clinical experience in an outpatient pediatric speech-language pathology clinic setting. Preference will be given to candidates with an expertise in augmentative and alternative communication, autism spectrum disorder, bilingualism, specific language impairment, or speech sound disorders. Teaching experience in a postsecondary educational setting is also preferred as classroom and clinical teaching opportunities may be available.

The applicant must be committed to the VUMC mission of reflecting the diversity of the populations we serve in our teams, programs, and communications. A diverse workforce is essential to creating innovative solutions and reflecting a culture of inclusivity. Vanderbilt is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Numerous opportunities for clinical and research collaborations are available within the VUMC, including the Department of Otolaryngology, the Department of Neurology, the Department of Pediatrics, and the Department of Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine.

VUMC is one of the largest healthcare providers in the Mid-South and is co-located with Vanderbilt University on a beautiful and vibrant campus in the heart of Nashville:

The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is housed on the main medical center campus with multiple satellite clinics in the Nashville metropolitan area. The division of Outpatient Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology includes an interdisciplinary clinical staff of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, teachers of the deaf, and hearing and speech technicians. Overall, our busy clinical enterprise in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences sees approximately 85,000 patient visits annually. Our academic programs are CAA accredited, and the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology programs are highly ranked (#1) by US News & World Report.

Applicants should submit a 1) cover letter (including area of expertise, clinical, teaching, and research experience), 2) curriculum vitae, and a 3) sample course syllabus, if applicable, to: Michael de Riesthal, PhD, Search Committee Chair. The position will remain open until the appropriate candidate is found. For more information, please contact:, 615-936-5044, or visit:

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Contact Phone : 615-936-5044

Contact Name : Michael de Riesthal

Contact Address : 1215 21st Ave South
Suite 9211
Nashville, TN 37232

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