Assistant/Associate Professor and Pediatric Language Clinic Director - Health Professions, Speech Language Pathology, Knoxville - 19000000OF
POSITION IS LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, TN
The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Knoxville, TN invites applications for the 12-month, full-time non-tenure track position of Pediatric Language Clinic Director with qualifications equivalent to Assistant Professor or higher (rank to be commensurate with education and credentials). Primary duties include 1) administration of an ongoing grant with Tennessee's Early Intervention System to provide early intervention for at-risk and autistic children and their families; 2) conducting research related to autism and/or early intervention, 3) training and supervision of Pediatric Language Clinic staff, and students in the MS-SLP program.
The ideal applicant will develop a research program designed to complement the mission of the Pediatric Language Clinic in delivering early intervention to children and their families, and will maintain current TEIS funding and/or seek additional funding.
Required Qualifications :
An earned Doctoral Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or related field (PhD, EdD, etc.)
ASHA certification in Speech-Language Pathology with eligibility for licensure in Tennessee
Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of treatment for young children on the autism spectrum and their families
A strong record of research and/or evidence of a promising research program
Ability to secure and maintain ongoing state funding for the clinic, and seek additional funding to support the clinic and a research program.
Ability to supervise and train students and staff in clinical skills necessary for the treatment of clinic patients.
Administrative experience including, but not limited to, grant administration and clinic management.
Review of completed applications is ongoing, with applications accepted until the position is filled. Interested candidates should attach a letter of introduction, current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to their online application.
For more information, please visit the Pediatric Language Clinic web page, http://www.uthsc.edu/asp/clinical/sls/asd.php, and the web page of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, http://www.uthsc.edu/asp/
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Primary Location US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization Hearing & Speech Center
Job Posting Mar 29, 2019, 9:35:20 PM
Internal Number: 19000000OF
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