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Clinical Assistant Professor (Full-Time, Permanent Position)

Clinical Assistant Professor (Full-Time, Permanent Position)

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

The Communication Disorders and Sciences Program at the University of Oregon is seeking to fill two full-time, career non-tenure track clinical assistant professor positions that will begin in Fall 2022. Review of applications will begin July 25, 2022.

The Clinical Assistant Professor provides clinical supervision in speech pathology to graduate students. Supervision may occur on-campus in the HEDCO Clinic or at off-campus community practicum sites.

Ideally, applicants will have clinical and/or supervision experience in two or more of the following areas: school age speech and language; fluency; AAC.


The College of Education (COE) is home to 3 academic departments, 14 academic degree programs, 14 research and outreach units, and the HEDCO Clinic. All academic departments house both graduate and undergraduate programs addressing the full range of issues present in educational and social systems. Our tenure and career non-tenure track faculty in each department are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students in the COE who will be the next generation of educational and social science leaders. The COE has a long record of developing widely adopted, evidence-based assessments and interventions used in both clinical settings and in school programs that serve millions of children in thousands of schools across the country and world. Our faculty, staff, and students have one thing in common: A spirit of discovery and dedication to creating positive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.

The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences is one of four academic departments in the College of Education. It is comprised of three major programs: Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS), School Psychology (SPSY), and Special Education (SPED). The Department offers degrees from undergraduate to masters and doctoral, as well as licensure and endorsement programs. The Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department is involved in collaborative efforts among all COE departments and institutes to support research across the College, outreach activities, and core requirements for the masters and doctoral programs.

The Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) Program offers a Communication Disorders and Sciences undergraduate degree and post-baccalaureate prerequisite coursework as well as a master's and a doctoral degree and a program of courses in American Sign Language. The program is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).


The University of Oregon’s Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) program in the College of Education is seeking to hire two (2) career clinical supervisors.

Supervisors will provide individual coaching and feedback to graduate students enrolled in the CDS program. Appointment level varies, based on supervisory load. Hours vary depending on the schedules of graduate students under supervision; travel to field placement sites in the surrounding areas around the state of Oregon may be required. Supervision may occur on-campus in the HEDCO Clinic or at off-campus community practicum sites.

Career practicum supervisors’ positions are nine–month Career Faculty position in the Clinical Professor Classification. The position’s responsibilities are guided by the COE’s Non-Tenure Track Professional Responsibilities Policy, United Academics’ Collective Bargaining Agreement, and the COE’s NTTF Policy for Promotion and Review.

All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise. Addressing issues such as inequities and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the College of Education (COE) by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.

The College of Education welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invites applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession. Additionally, candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. In deciding whether to apply for a position at the COE, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the COE Mission, Purpose, and Vision to help determine their potential success:


• Master's Degree or Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology

• Evidence of professional expertise in areas required for the program including audiology, augmentative and alternative communication, brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation, acquired adult language and motor speech disorders, speech fluency, communication delays and disorders, and interventions for speech sound production, using oral and written language, preliteracy skills, reading comprehension and social interaction and other related areas.

• Demonstrated expertise, effective mentoring, teaching, and/or supervision in clinical/ K-12 educational settings (e.g., having a leadership position in K-12, mentoring graduate students or recent graduates, teaching seminars/ workshops; running support groups)

• Demonstrated evidence of academic or clinical program leadership and/or coordination (e.g. led a school/hospital committee, coordinated development of new policy and process for IEP development) Professional Competencies

• Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

• Hold or obtain Oregon licensure in Speech-Language Pathology (for speech-language pathologists only)

• Current CPR certification

• 2 hours of continuing education in clinical supervision

• 9 months post Certification


• Demonstrated potential to contribute positively to our diverse community and to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills that will enhance community relations and support graduate student training

• Ability to learn electronic medical record system

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

• Competency in communicating with other clinicians

• Competency in working with clients who are diverse in background


• Experience in clinical education or CF supervision

• Three years' clinical experience post-Master's degree


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Contact Name : Jennifer Meyer

Contact Address : 5284 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5284

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 541-346-2480

Application Deadline : 12/30/2022

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