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Open Rank Clinical Professor and Clinic Director--Northeastern University at Charlotte, NC

Open Rank Clinical Professor and Clinic Director--Northeastern University at Charlotte, NC

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Clinic Director

About Northeastern 

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Northeastern University offers minors, a Bachelor of Science, and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) on the Boston campus. The Boston MS-SLP program is an ASHA accredited program which offers a 60-credit degree. The Clinic Director will manage all elements of the on-campus speech-language  clinic  at the Charlotte Campus, as well as oversee all aspects related to clinical education experiences.

About the Opportunity

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders within the Bouvé College of Health Sciences is seeking a 52-week full-time non-tenure track open rank Clinical Professor and Clinic Director for the Masters of Speech Language Pathology (MS-SLP) program at the Clinic for Health Sciences campus in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Clinic Director will manage all elements of the on-campus speech-language clinic  (“the clinic”), as well as oversee all aspects of graduate student education in the clinic. Primary responsibilities include quality teaching and supervision, administration, program development, and service, to position the Clinic as an innovative leader in clinical education. Faculty in this role will report to the CSD Assistant Program Director in Charlotte and will work closely and collaboratively with the MS-SLP Program Director and the CSD Department Chair based in Boston.


Teaching and advising responsibilities for this position will bincluded. The Clinic Director will assign and monitor all clinical education opportunities and progression for students placed in the speech-language clinic; supervise of students during the process of provision of clinical services, including reviewing of documentation, debriefings, and ongoing meetings; teach courses for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders; participate in assigned University, College, and Departmental committees and related Departmental activities; participate in professional organization activities and conferences to maintain clinical and leadership competence and promote the department, program, and clinic.

Operational and administrative responsibilities for this position are required.  The Clinic Director will oversee and coordinate all daily operations of the speech-language clinic, including intake and scheduling of clients for evaluation and intervention services and records maintenance; oversee and monitor student clinical and medical clearance for participation in activities in the clinic; implement and ensure compliance with established policies & procedures- institute new policies as needed; maintain ASHA CFCC compliance regarding student eligibility and implementation for clinical training & CAA compliance for clinical aspects program accreditation; maintain quality control of clinical services in the clinic, ensure implementation and compliance of HIPAA, Infection Control, and all related university regulations for all aspects of operations; develop and implement innovative clinical programs to increase the variety and diversity of clinical opportunities provided in the clinic and support student needs, and expand services within the university and community; oversee and manage all equipment, software, and platforms used in the clinic (e.g., VALT, Canvas, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams).


  • PhD, EdD, PhD, ScD and/or Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology by appointment start date. 

  • ASHA Certification by appointment start date. 

  • North Carolina State License by appointment start date. 

  • Minimum of 7-10 years' clinical experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience providing clinical supervision  

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of administrative experience preferred 

  • Teaching experience in higher education preferred.

  • Leadership experience preferred

  • Preferred qualification of a terminal degree (e.g. EdD, PhD, ScD) in education and/or related field to SLP and/or rehabilitation sciences 

Additional Information

Interested candidates should apply here with a curriculum vita that includes a list of publications, statements addressing the prompts below, and at least three reference letters.

Successful faculty at Northeastern will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of research and teaching excellence and a commitment to contributing to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion. Thus, strong candidates for this faculty position will have the experiences, knowledge, and skills to build their research, pedagogy, and curriculum in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment. Please indicate how your experience, knowledge, and skills have prepared you to contribute to this work with written statements addressing the following prompts:

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity statement:

Please provide an example of a time when you altered or changed your approach to research, teaching, or service because of the diversity of the group you were working with or your awareness of marginalized populations. What changes did you make? Did they have the effects that you hoped for at the time? What did you learn from this situation? How would you expect to apply what you learned from this situation as a faculty member in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences? We are interested in how you handled and learned from a past situation, not the identities of the people involved, so please only disclose what you are comfortable with.

At Northeastern University, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong. We strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (704) 954-8285

Application Deadline : 12/24/2023

Contact Name : Nia I Johnson, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Contact Address : Charlotte Campus
2151 Hawkins St.
Suite 800
Charlotte, NC 28203

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