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Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

Clinical Instructor

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure-earning clinical instructor position to begin Spring 2020. The successful candidate will join a diverse faculty and staff in a dynamic and growing university with high research activity (RU/H) and an expanding clinical program. The successful candidate will: (a) work collaboratively with a dynamic team of academic and clinical faculty, (b) supervise master’s level student clinicians for diagnostic and intervention sessions, (c) teach clinical seminars and/or courses in related areas of expertise, and (d) participate in university committee and service activities.  Opportunities to engage in research may also be available. The position involves reporting to the UCF Communication Disorders Clinic director and to the director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

The College of Health Professions and Sciences is home to three schools, one department, and six centers and institutes and is a leader in creating positive community change by building partnerships that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries. The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders was founded in 1969 and was first accredited in 1987. It has a strong history of excellence in teaching, research, and community service. The school includes 30 full-time faculty members serving an average of 200 graduate and 700 undergraduate students. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication sciences and disorders. A proposal for a college-level PhD program in rehabilitation sciences is currently under development. The Master of Arts program boasts numerous internal and external affiliations, including Nemours Children’s Hospital, the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), ten public school systems, and the UCF College of Community Innovation and Education. For more information about the school, visit our website at: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/csd/.

The Communication Disorders Clinic serves as the centerpiece for clinical education and applied research. This 13,500 square foot state-of-the art facility houses several specialty services, including audiology, the Aphasia House, the UCF Listening Center, the Center for Upper Aerodigestive Functions, the Fluency Disorders Clinic, the Voice Care Center, and the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) Center, which provides assistive technology services in ten Florida counties for individuals across the spectrum of age and disability.

UCF and its 13 colleges provide opportunities to more than 68,000 students, offering 189 bachelor's and master's degrees, and 32 doctoral programs. Students come from all 50 states and over 147 countries. A priority on diversity and inclusiveness led UCF to co-found the University Innovation Alliance, a consortium of large public research universities committed to better serve first-generation, low-income students. U.S. News & World Report ranked UCF the 16th "Most Innovative School" in its Best Colleges 2019 report. Additionally, UCF is one of 56 public universities with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation in two categories: community engagement and very high research activity. As one of the largest universities in the country, UCF is committed to innovative community partnerships, world-class research with local and global impact, and the integration of technology and learning.
For additional information about the University of Central Florida, please visit our website: www.ucf.edu.


Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders from an accredited institution; ASHA CCC-SLP certification; eligibility for Florida Speech-Language Pathology Licensure; and a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in speech-language pathology. 

Preferred Qualifications: Five (5) years of clinical experience in speech-language pathology. Clinical supervision experience with pre-service student clinicians and in a university clinic setting. Preference will also be given to English/Spanish bilingual speakers and applicants who have strong knowledge and skills in the evaluation and treatment of school-age language and literacy disorders, pediatric feeding and swallowing and fluency disorders in children and adults. 


The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF Online Recruitment System at https://www.ucf.edu/jobs. No paper applications will be considered. Applicants must complete the online faculty application and submit the following: (1) a letter of application including a statement on qualifications as they relate to the position announcement; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of all graduate level transcripts; and (4) at least three professional references (including names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers for each reference). The search committee will contact candidates prior to contacting references provided or other references.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Review of applications for a Spring 2020 start date will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.

For further questions about this position, please contact Ms. Debra Knox, search committee chair at Debra.Knox@ucf.edu.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Ms. Debra Knox

Contact Email : Debra.Knox@ucf.edu

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