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Instructor/Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) Speech-Language Pathology

Instructor/Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology of the University of TN Health Science Center in Knoxville ( applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track Clinical Instructor/ Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of August 1, 2022.  Rank and salary will be based on prior experience.  Primary responsibilities include providing: (1) Clinical education/supervision to graduate students, (2) Direct evidence-based diagnostic and treatment services, (3) service to the department, university, and professional communities, and (4) scholarship activities such as research, presentations, publications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ASHA certification (CCC-SLP)
  • Eligibility for TN state licensure
  • Minimum degree at the Master’s level (M.A./M.S.) in SLP

Required Experience:

Minimum of two years professional experience in speech-language pathology, specializing in the pediatric population.


  • Area of specialization in early intervention preferred. Experience with diagnosis and treatment in the areas of speech-language disorders and deficits which may include feeding, autism, and Alternative/Augmentative Communication.
  • Experience with AAC, literacy treatment, and telepractice is preferred.
  • Experience as an SLP clinic preceptor preferred.
  • Minimum of five years experience preferred

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

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Additional Info

Contact Name : Tricia Hedinger, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Contact Email :

Instructions : Complete applications should include the following:
1. Cover Letter that outlines qualifications and credentials, experience, and accomplishments.
2. Updated Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and addresses (including email) of three professional references

References will not be contacted immediately. Applicants will be informed if/when references will be contacted.

Application Deadline : 6/30/2022

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