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Language Disorders (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor)

Language Disorders (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor)

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Position Description: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa invites applications for a 12-month full-time clinical faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor to begin in January 2022 or sooner. Appropriate candidates are those with expertise in the area of language disorders across the lifespan, especially neurogenic language disorders, as well as an interest in program development and a strong record of professional productivity.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include clinical teaching of graduate students in clinical practice, program development, participation in service and professional development activities, and knowledge dissemination in areas of expertise. Other responsibilities may include classroom teaching, and scholarship within areas of expertise.

Required Qualifications1) Master’s degree from an accredited program, SLPD or PhD in Speech-Language Pathology, 2) Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), 3) at least 3 years of clinical experience, 4) specific clinical expertise using evidence-based practice in the area of language disorders 5) eligible for Iowa licensure, and 6) demonstrates a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment.

Desired QualificationsExperience with 1) clinical instruction, 2) neurological language disorders, 3) development and implementation of clinical programming, 4) administration and leadership (e.g., involvement in professional organizations).

Appointment Start Date: January 2022 or sooner.

SalaryCompetitive and negotiable, commensurate with qualifications.

The Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Clinic is a thriving clinic within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The clinic maintains active collaborations with the Veterans Administration Hospital and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Departments of Otolaryngology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery.

Candidates must submit applications online at requisition number 74150. Do not mail paper applications. The application should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of clinical practice and/or teaching, names of three references, and a brief statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). For the DEI statement, please include a specific example describing how you have implemented, or would implement at the University of Iowa, your beliefs in promoting diversity. Examples may come from clinical instruction or community outreach experiences or plans. Three letters of recommendation will be requested from your references. Screening of applicants begins August 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. Further information about the department can be found at or by contacting Anu Subramanian at

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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