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Assistant Clinical Professor at Portland State University

Assistant Clinical Professor at Portland State University

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty


Portland State University, with an enrollment of approximately 30,000 students, serves the Portland metropolitan area, which is a vibrant and growing community with a culturally diverse population of 1.5 million people. Portland State University’s motto is “Let knowledge serve the city,” which highlights the campus as a national leader in university-community partnerships. 


The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is an energetic department, serving over 80 graduate students and 220 undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students a year. The department offers a graduate program educating future speech-language pathologists, as well as an undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences and a post-baccalaureate program preparing students to enter graduate-level work in a variety of fields, especially speech-language pathology and audiology. SPHR faculty include 8 tenure-line research faculty and 8 clinical faculty, and adjunct faculty. Our on-campus Oregon Scottish Rite Speech and Language Clinic provides specialty clinical services to underserved adult and pediatric populations free of charge. With strong connections to the surrounding community, the department strives to provide an exemplary educational curriculum and diverse clinical training experiences to prepare students to enter careers and graduate-level work in a variety of fields.



Position Summary

The Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at Portland State University invites applications for a non-tenure-track position at the Assistant Clinical Professor level. This core SPHR faculty member will provide academic and clinical instruction in the area of speech-language pathology. This is a 1.0 FTE 9-month position with full benefits.


Responsibilities include academic and clinical instruction in adult and/or pediatric medical populations in the following areas:

- Clinic coordination and supervision, including related seminars for speech-language pathology graduate students related to medical adult and/or pediatric clinical populations. Clinically related activities will be conducted as part of SPHR’s graduate and undergraduate clinical program. 

- Undergraduate and/or graduate academic teaching. Instruction includes three courses per year (one course per term) related to adult and/or pediatric speech and language topics.

- Perform regular university and departmental administrative and service duties, including committee work, graduate selection, comprehensive exam review, advising, curriculum/program development, and graduation and orientation events. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

● Active involvement in the enhancement and development of the SPHR program.

● Create an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates differences.

● Function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.

● Seek opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.

● Adhere to all of PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.


Required Qualifications

● Earned master’s degree in speech-language pathology. 

● Minimum of 3 years of broad-scope clinical speech-language pathology experience in a medical setting.

● Have and/or be eligible for a speech-language pathology license from the state of Oregon. Must obtain license prior to hire date as required by the state of Oregon.

 Minimum of 5 years experience working with underserved and/or minoritized populations either through clinical practice, teaching experience, or other lived experience.

● Clinical certification from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 


Preferred Qualifications

Priority will be given to those candidates who have:

- Minimum of 4 years of broad-scope clinical speech-language pathology experience in a medical setting.

- Minimum of 6 years experience working with underserved and/or minoritized populations either through clinical     

   practice, teaching experience, or other lived experience.

- Specific diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) experience related to the field of speech-language pathology.

- Clinical and teaching experience at the higher education level.

- Demonstrated use of evidence-based practice methodologies in assessment and treatment.

- Previous supervisory experience with university students.


Compensation

The starting annual salary rate for this position will be competitive with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare; a generous retirement and vacation package; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse, or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.


To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately; the position will be open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing academic and clinical teaching experience, interests, and approach, and the names and contact information for three professional references to https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/39800 

Required Documents 

● Cover letter

● Curriculum Vitae

● Statement of academic and clinical teaching interest, experience, framework and methodology

● One page statement describing commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

● Contact information for 3 professional references


Questions about this position may be directed to:

Cassie Quinn

Search Committee Chair

Portland State University, SPHR

PO Box 751

Portland, OR 97207-0751

cquinn@pdx.edu 

Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Cassie Quinn

Contact Address : Portland State University
Speech & Hearing Sciences
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Contact Email : cquinn@pdx.edu

Instructions : To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately; the position will be open until filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement describing academic and clinical teaching experience, interests, and approach, and the names and contact information for three professional references to https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/39800

Required Documents

● Cover letter

● Curriculum Vitae

● Statement of academic and clinical teaching interest, experience, framework and methodology

● One page statement describing commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

● Contact information for 3 professional references

Application Deadline : 3/1/2023

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