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Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (UPDATED)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (UPDATED)
Department Speech Language & Hearing Sci (3502)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please Note: Modifications have been made to the ‘Minimum Qualifications’ and the ‘Supplemental Questions’ section of this posting. As a result, the review date has been extended to 3/5/2018.

The Department of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the University of Arizona is recruiting a full-time clinical faculty (instructor, assistant or associate level, dependent upon qualifications) to join our growing interdisciplinary voice care team. This position interfaces with the clinical education mission of SLHS and the service delivery mission of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) at Banner University Medical Center, Tucson. The position is housed in SLHS and clinical service delivery will primarily be in the OHNS Clinic at the nearby Banner University Medical Center. The SLP will work with two fellowship-trained laryngologists and other faculty to develop new programs and collaborations, supervise and mentor speech-language pathology graduate students, and contribute to OHNS resident education.

Our department, situated within the College of Science, is a nationally top-ranked program with a dynamic, well-funded, and productive faculty. The environment is collaborative and supports interdisciplinary research, diversity, peer-mentoring, and a family-friendly approach to work-life balance.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

• Work with the physicians to provide clinical service delivery to adults and children. The primary patient care focus will be voice, laryngeal, and airway disorders. Participate in all facets of clinical service including evaluation and management, providing pre- and postoperative education and care, documenting service delivery, and coordinating care with providers within and outside Banner Health.
• Perform videolaryngoscopic (fiberoptic and rigid) examination of the larynx, computerized acoustic and aerodynamic voice assessment.
• Provide clinical teaching and supervision of clinical service delivery in your area of specialty. Contribute to classroom teaching as needed.
• Conduct research in voice and laryngeal disorders.
• Identifies performance improvement issues and participates in performance improvement activities.
• Additional duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Candidates must have a solid foundation and interest in evaluating and treating a wide variety of voice and laryngeal disorders.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have:

  • Appropriate graduate degree in speech-language pathology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences, or equivalent.
  • License/license-eligibility for practice in Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Arizona.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or be eligible to complete a Clinical Fellowship.
Preferred Qualifications

An interest in conducting and presenting research is preferred.

Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Career-Track (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21320
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 05/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Robin Samlan

Open Date 02/16/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 03/05/2018
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have an appropriate graduate degree in speech-language pathology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences, or equivalent; AND License/license-eligibility for practice in Speech-Language Pathology in the state of Arizona; AND Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or be eligible to complete a Clinical Fellowship?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents