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Clinical Faculty

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

Position Summary:  The Department of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at MSU Denver is seeking applications for a full-time (non-tenure track) clinical faculty member for our SLP graduate program. This is a 12-month (renewable) appointment with benefits, beginning August 2022.  MSU Denver has a long history of excellence in undergraduate SLHS education. As of August 2021, our Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program (MSSLP) has been granted candidacy status by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). In line with the University’s goal to become a model Hispanic-Serving Institution for higher education, we will offer an optional specialization in bilingual (Spanish-English) service provision as part of our MS SLP program.  

The individual selected for this position will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence as well as a strong background in clinical practice across the lifespan.  We are especially interested in applicants with experience teaching in higher education, experience with clinical supervision of graduate students, and a demonstrated commitment to serve and mentor students from a diverse, urban population. Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply as some teaching responsibilities may include courses offered as part of our optional bilingual specialization.   

While the nature of this position requires the employee to be on-site and have an outward presence for students, faculty, and staff, there is the ability to complete some work remotely.  


Teaching (30%)
  • Teach up to 12 credit hours per academic year of undergraduate and graduate coursework in communication sciences and disorders. Teaching may include online, face to face, and hybrid instruction
  • Participate in curriculum development with other faculty in the SLHS department
Administration (60%)
  • Administrative oversight and clinical supervision of graduate students at our on-campus speech-language and hearing clinic or on-campus partner sites for screening, diagnostics and interventions  
  • Advise graduate students on (but not limited to): employment, course/curriculum requirements, program completion, graduation requirements, internships, clinical screening, diagnostic and intervention activities, professional roles/responsibilities and ethical practices  
  • Supervise students’ clinical intervention activities and review clinical documentation. Provide timely and comprehensive feedback 
  • Provide supervision of diagnostic evaluations to include preparation, scoring, report writing, debriefing, and development of treatment plans and collaborate with/advise graduate students as needed 
  • Complete diagnostic evaluations in the on-campus clinic for a range of clients with or without assistance from graduate students 
  • Adhere to the roles and responsibilities of clinical educators, guidelines of professional practice in speech-language pathology and ASHA’s Code of Ethics 
  • Contribute to Knowledge and Skills Acquisition (KASA) Summary Forms for graduate students enrolled in the MSSLP program 
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Education to advance the department’s accreditation efforts 
Other (10%)
  • Participate in university and professional service as assigned
  • Serve on departmental or university committees as requested
  • Support other department initiatives as requested

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology  
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology from ASHA and at least 9 months of practice post certification  
  • Hold credentials consistent with State of Colorado licensure requirements or demonstrate eligibility for State of Colorado licensure 
  • Completion of requirements for the 2020 ASHA certification standards for providing clinical instruction and supervision to individuals preparing for ASHA certification (and self-attestation)  
  • Previous experience as a clinical supervisor/educator for graduate students in speech-language pathology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level in the area of communication sciences and disorders
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA+ students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners
  • Training in course or curriculum design/development 
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English) with documented history of bilingual service provision 
  • Clinical or research doctorate in Speech-Language Sciences or related field  
  • Knowledge and experience treating individuals with communication/swallowing disorders across the lifespan in a variety of settings; documented history of service provision with underrepresented/marginalized communities  
  • Board certification related to the profession or other related certification(s) 
  • Familiarity with clinical education/certification requirements in the field of SLP  
  • Participation in inter-professional education and practice 
  • Strong collaboration skills  
  • Proficiency with technology and ability to learn and use new technology efficiently  
  • Previous experience teaching clinical methods at the graduate level  
  • Familiarity with CALIPSO, KASA, and use of electronic medical records

Complete applications received by Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled. All applicants must submit an application and the documents outlined below through our online system,

In order for an applicant to be considered for the position, the applicant must have a complete file with the following:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
3. Diversity Statement
4. Unofficial Transcripts of highest degree earned. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
5. References. Prepare a list of three professional references and their contact information.

For additional information on the position, click here.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Tanya Rogowsky

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (303) 605-7159

Instructions : Complete applications received by Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled. All applicants must submit an application and the documents outlined above through our online system,

Application Deadline : 2/25/2022

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