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Assistant Clinical Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

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Assistant Clinical Professor in Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The University of Wyoming’s Division of Communication Disorders is seeking an Assistant Clinical Professor to supervise in the UW Speech & Language Clinic and contribute to the unit.  This is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure stream position. Primary responsibilities include: clinical supervision, classroom teaching, service, and maintain continuing education in areas of program need. Salary and benefits are competitive; we have a modern clinic that includes electronic medical records, telepractice, and clinical simulations.


About Our University & Programs

Nestled between two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, the University of Wyoming (UW) offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, a town of more than 30,800 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality. For more information on UW and Wyoming, visit the about UW website. http://www.uwyo.edu/uw/aboutuw/


The Division of Communication Disorders at UW has a long history and strong reputation, offering initial coursework in "speech corrections" in 1940, and clinical services in 1943. Since initial accreditation in 1973, we have had three ASHA Fellows on faculty. We offer a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, a program that is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. Our program is known for innovative research, with several externally funded researchers on faculty, and well-known and published faculty. We also are known for our outstanding clinical education program. Our program also has a focus on telepractice, an area of practice that is important to both urban areas and rural areas.

 

Job Purpose 

The Division of Communication Disorder’s mission is to produce practice-ready speech-language pathologists, who are prepared to work in a rural state with clinical populations across the lifespan. The Division engages the community, encourages inter-professional practice, and conducts research that advances clinical practices across the state and region. This Assistant Clinical Professor position has the primary duties of training future SLPs and assisting the unit in meeting the workforce need of SLPs in Wyoming and the region.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching duties include clinical supervision and classroom teaching of clinical topics. Clinical duties include supervising students in the evaluation and treatment of clients across the lifespan with various disorders in the UW Speech & Hearing Clinic and tele-clinic. Physical presence in Wyoming is required in order to provide these services. Clinical supervision includes planning, review and clinical supervisor meetings, session observations, guiding and grading student reports and maintaining responsibility for the welfare of clients. Teaching will occur in the Fall and Spring semesters, this is an academic year position. This position also may provide direct service to clients in order to serve our larger educational and service mission. Clinical practice/supervision represents 58.34% of effort for this position; classroom teaching is 29.16% effort, service to the Division, College, University and professional associations (state or national) associated with the discipline is 7.5 effort%; and professional development in areas of need for the clinic or Division is 5% effort.


Minimum Qualifications: 

In order to be considered, applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology, be ASHA-certified (CCC), and be WY licensed or eligible for WY licensure.  SLP-D candidates are welcome to apply

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience supervising graduate students in speech-language pathology and experience teaching in a University setting is preferred. Experience with telepractice, voice, fluency, autism, and/or AAC is desired.

Hiring statement: 

 UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

 

Required materials: 

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Once open, you must upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, C.V.,and contact information for four work-related references.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Mark M Guiberson

Contact Address : Dept 3311, 1000 E University Ave., Division of Communication Disorders

Contact Email : mguibers@uwyo.edu

Contact Phone : 3077663985

Instructions : Please send any inquiries about this position to Mark Guiberson, Professor and Division Director (Chair), at mguibers@uwyo.edu . Please apply to the link posted above

Application Deadline : 5/13/2021

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