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Clinical Assistant Instructor – Speech Language Pathology

Clinical Assistant Instructor – Speech Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The University of South Florida (USF) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is searching for three, 12-month Clinical Assistant Instructors of Speech-Language Pathology (2 permanent positions and one visiting position). The persons in these positions will provide clinical instruction and supervision to MS-SLP students in clinical practice in a university-based, billing clinic. These positions will focus on training students to work with various disorders and populations (adult neurogenics and/or pediatrics), in-house and in community-based settings. Clinical faculty regularly partner with academic and other clinical instructors across specialties in the delivery of graduate coursework to showcase the implementation of evidence-based practices in clinical care. The candidates will also provide service to the university through faculty governance at the department, college, and/or university level and will provide service outside the university to the community and/or profession. An ideal candidate would have native like proficiency in Spanish and English, both written and verbal.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Masters in Speech-Language Pathology
• Holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-SLP)
• Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Clinical Instructor
• Must hold or have applied for Florida license to practice (Florida Dept. of Health) by start date

Preferred Qualifications:

• Native like proficiency in Spanish and English, both written and verbal
• Demonstrate some clinical experience across the lifespan
• Experience supervising graduate students/interns for a minimum of 3 years post-CF
• At least 5 years’ experience in the field
• Experience working in non-academic, pediatric and/or adult clinical settings, such as private practice, home-health care, hospitals, and/or outpatient   facilities
• At least 2 hours of CEU/CPD in clinical instruction and supervision
• Holds active NPI, Medicare, and Medicaid numbers
• Demonstrated knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice and application of the KASA standards

How to Apply:

To apply, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at and search for Job ID 32041. Please submit:

• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae

More Information:

• The anticipated start date is August 7, 2023 or earlier.
• Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications & experience.
• For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Carolyn Ford at
• This position is open until filled but the first review of applications will begin on or around October 3, 2022.

About CSD

CSD is well positioned within the University to continue its positive trajectory. CSD is housed within the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS). CBCS is a research-intensive college committed to community-based work derived from evidenced-based practices. This strong ethos of research-to-practice positions CSD well to achieve its mission of “Creating pathways to communication by bridging research to practice.” Moreover, shared interests among departments of Aging Studies, Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Engineering, and Otolaryngology afford multiple opportunities for collaboration and cross-disciplinary fertilization. within the supportive College infrastructure.

CSD faculty include speech language pathologists, audiologists, sign language interpreters, scholars of Deaf culture, linguists, hearing scientists, speech scientists and psychologists. The department considers communication issues from both humanistic and medical perspectives, providing multidisciplinary perspectives on issues such as language, literacy, hearing, and speech. To do this, CSD collaborates across USF with entities such as USF Health and Biomedical Engineering.

CSD’s efforts are multifaceted. It houses multiple undergraduate and graduate programs including M.S., AU.D., Ph.D. and combined AU.D./Ph.D degree programs. Speech and Hearing Clinics provide evidence-based interventions in a context that trains students for cutting-edge clinical work in a variety of settings. Notably, the department is also home to an American Sign Language(ASL) interpreter training program, an ASL interpreter referral agency, and the Bolesta Center which provides listening and spoken language support to individuals with hearing loss across the lifespan.

CSD Department Success

Our Au.D program is ranked #18 in USNWR and our MS SLP program is ranked #55. Numerous faculty are ASHA fellows. CSD has a diverse portfolio of funded research from NIH, NSH, Department of Defense, Department of Education, and Industry sponsors. CSD's research profile remains impressive with approximately $11,500,000 in active sponsored projects. 

“The College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at USF celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in alignment with our Principles of Community. We believe our future success as an institution requires that we attract and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All job decisions at USF are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.”

Additional Info

Contact Name : Carolyn Ford

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