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Clinical Assistant Professor - Lawrence Clinic

Clinical Assistant Professor - Lawrence Clinic

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The University of Kansas, Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic invites applications for a full-time 12-month non-tenure track faculty position as Clinical Assistant Professor in Speech-Language Pathology in our Lawrence clinic, beginning as early as July 1, 2021. The Department of Speech-Language-Hearing ( expects its faculty to contribute to the mission and goals of the Department and School in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service and practice.  Cultural and linguistic diversity are central to the field of speech-language-hearing and an integral part of clinical practice as an audiologist or speech-language pathologist. As a department, we strive to create an environment where differences are valued and respected, and all people have an equitable opportunity for success. We are committed to providing a climate focused around cultural and linguistic diversity through training, communication, and experiences that contribute to individual growth and development for leadership, learning and service in an increasingly diverse society. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the US prior to the start of the position.

Duties will include the following items but is not limited to these:  Clinical instruction inside and outside of classroom; supervision of students in clinical practicum; advising and mentoring students in coursework and research; and University teaching of at least one course per year.  Other components of the position will include service activities, advising students, engaging in and disseminating scholarly work, the assessment and treatment of communication disorders, and advocacy and consultation with clients and others concerning clinical services.

Evaluation of the following required qualifications will be made through 1) descriptions of work and educational experiences in letter of application, 2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in CV/resume, 3) clinical case statement and 4) diversity statement.

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • At least 3 years of experience providing clinical services
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Eligibility for state of Kansas licensure in speech-language pathology

Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.  A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter describing interest in and qualifications for the position.
  • A current and complete curriculum vitae or resume listing record of accomplishments and expertise.
  • A statement describing your approach to clinical practice through a case presentation (less than 1000 words).
  • The names, addresses, phone number and email addresses of at least three professional references.

In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant's contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU's mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less:

Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Kris Pedersen

Contact Email :

Instructions : Applicants must be submitted online at Only complete applications will be considered. Other documentation may be requested. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation, interview and presentation in their area of clinical expertise.

Application Deadline : 5/1/2021

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