Instructor/Assistant Professor -Speech-Language Pathology, Knoxville - 21000000MA
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, TN
The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the University of TN Health Science Center in Knoxville invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track Clinical Instructor/ Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 2021. 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.
Master's level (M.A./M.S.) in SLP
ASHA certification (CCC-SLP) and eligibility for TN state licensure
Two years of professional experience in speech-language pathology, specializing in voice and speech sound disorders.
Area of specialization may include voice, structural disorders, speech sound disorders, and language disorders.
Stroboscopy and high speed
Prior experience supervising students
Doctorate degree in a related field
Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications should include the following:
Cover Letter that outlines qualifications and credentials, experience, and accomplishments.
Updated Curriculum Vitae
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. Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Allison Wegman ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) , M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Clinical Education in SLP.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology
The mission of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology is consistent with the missions of UTHSC and the College of Health Professions. As such, the Department serves a major public service role by:
providing access to high-quality education in audiology, speech-language pathology, and speech and hearing sciences.
operating clinical programs that offer excellence in care for individuals with communication disabilities.
generating new knowledge in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders through active research.
promoting life-long learning for alumni and other professionals across the state of Tennessee.
The College of Health Professions
The College of Health Professions ( https:// www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/about/index.php) serves as the administrative home for allied health programs offered through the Departments of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. The College also houses a research arm, the Division of Rehabilitation Sciences ( https://www.uthsc.edu/health-professions/research/rehabilitation-sciences.php ), and includes the Muscle Biology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, the Muscle and Neural Laboratory, the Integrative Muscle Biology Laboratory, the Human Performance Clinical and Research Laboratory, and the Movement Science Laboratory.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.
Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT's doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges -- Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state's largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.
Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.
Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley's Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization Hearing & Speech Center
Job Posting Apr 21, 2021, 4:56:00 PM
Internal Number: 21000000MA
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.