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Assistant Clinical Professor - Communication Sciences & Disorders - 18004

Assistant Clinical Professor - Communication Sciences & Disorders - 18004

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Assistant Clinical Professor - Communication Sciences & Disorders - 18004


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Education and Professional Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Assistant Clinical Professor. The position is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track appointment with responsibilities for teaching, supervision, advising, assessment, and outreach. The preferred start date is July 1, 2022.

Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.


The candidate should have experience working in various clinical practice settings serving individuals across the lifespan.

Responsibilities for the Clinical Assistant Professor include (but are not limited to) include:

  • Providing direct and indirect clinical supervision to students
  • Facilitating and/or developing clinical experiences
  • Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses
  • Engaging and collaborating in department activities


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Hold a current CCC-SLP
  • Eligible for Wisconsin licensure in speech-language pathology
  • Five years of clinical experience including supervision

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds


Responsibilities will include graduate/undergraduate clinical supervision and may include teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses within the curriculum. The individual in this position may be required to teach online and/or in a hybrid format, or courses in the evenings. Given the emphasis on teaching, collaboration, and clinical training at UW-Whitewater, candidates will have an understanding of evidence-based practice and a team approach to collaboration. Faculty and staff at UW-W embrace the principles of diversity inclusion as members of the university community.


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders ( ) in Whitewater, Wisconsin is uniquely situated in a relatively rural setting, with reasonable proximity to the Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison communities for ongoing collaborations. Our department values pedagogical innovation, interdisciplinary engagement, and clinical practice that is responsive to culturally-diverse populations and the rights of individuals with disabilities. On campus collaborations include colleagues in education, early childhood, occupational health and safety, music, psychology, biology, computer science, social work, counseling, and kinesiology. Collaborations focused on evidence-based practice, the scholarship of teaching and learning, community-based learning/partnerships, and the integration of teaching, research, and clinical practice are highly valued. The modest size of the graduate classes (approximately 14-16 students) provides an excellent ratio for teaching and mentoring.


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.


UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles ( and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices ( The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs ( provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys (


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by March 13, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Cody Marie Busch, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Clinic Director



Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:

  • Current Curriculum Vita
  • Name and contact information for three professional references (letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later time)
  • Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position)
  • Cover letter including: Statement that explains your interest in working in the ComDis Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Statement of professional experiences related to your qualifications for this position; Statement of Philosophy of Teaching and Learning; Statement of content areas you would be willing and able to teach

This Job ID is 18004.

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Additional Info

Contact Name : Cody Marie Busch

Contact Address : 800 W Main St
Roseman 1016
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 2624721266

Instructions : See bottom of Directions for Instructions on How to Apply.

Application Deadline : 3/13/2022

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