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Co-Director of Clinical Education in SLP

Co-Director of Clinical Education in SLP

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Clinic Director

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Memphis is looking for a skilled, innovative, and visionary speech-language pathologist with a strong clinical background who would like to work in a stimulating academic setting and direct clinical speech pathology services and practica. This position is a twelve-month, non-tenure-track line, beginning July 1, 2024, and will be instrumental in ensuring that the School achieve the goals set out in its strategic plan and in shaping the clinical and clinical education professions.



Master’s degree or higher


Eligible for Tennessee state licensure

Minimum of 5 years of clinical experience

Minimum of 3 years of experience as a clinical educator

Excellent communication, counseling/coaching, collaboration, organizational, and leadership skills

Commitment to addressing the professional need for a diverse and inclusive environment

Commitment to neurodiversity affirming practice

Following areas are desired, but not required:

Managerial experience

Knowledge of healthcare reimbursement

Understanding of CFCC and CAA standards

Experience working in higher education

Clinical Faculty Responsibilities:

Work with faculty on curriculum and program outcomes/design

Service to School, University, and the profession

Professional activity and/or leadership

Teach clinical graduate coursework

Maintain a line of clinical practice

Administrative Responsibilities:

Supervise, guide, and encourage speech language pathology clinical faculty

Advise and mentor SLP students in their clinical education

Track clinical program progress and report as necessary

Oversee on- and off-site clinical practica

Maintain good working relationship with external practicum educators

Facilitate opportunities for professional development of clinical faculty

Advocate for new or expanded programs

Develop clinical programs to meet educational, community, and revenue needs

Clinical Rank:                                   Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

Salary:                                               Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Direct any question to:                 Jennifer P. Taylor, AuD., CCC-A, Chair, Search Committee

                                                            School of Communication Sciences and Disorders or (901) 678-5822

Review of applications will begin April 15, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Send cover letter, vita, transcripts, philosophy of clinical education, and three letters of recommendation via WORKFORUM.

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders works to create diverse and accessible work, educational, and research environments. The School welcomes a wide range of ideas, practices, and expertise across the breadth and depth of the human experience. 

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (901) 678-5822

Instructions : Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, philosophy of clinical education, and three letters of recommendation via WORKFORUM.

Application Deadline : 4/15/2024

Contact Name : Dr. Jennifer P. Taylor

Contact Address : 4055 North Park Loop
Suite 3017
Memphis, TN 38152

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