The responsibilities of the clinical faculty member include clinical teaching of graduate students in the MA–SLP program. The clinical faculty member reports directly to the Chair of the SLHS department. The position is a full-time, 11 month position teaching clinical practica in areas of expertise as well as leading and participating in scholarship and service. The clinical faculty member may be considered for a Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor rank on the Department’s clinical career track.
Clinical teaching and supervision of graduate students in practicum in areas of expertise.
Clinical teaching in writing, assessment and diagnostics, intervention and prevention in area(s) of expertise.
Modeling clinical techniques.
Assisting in developing state of the art clinical practicum experiences for students in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Speech-Language Pathology.
Promoting the program and enhancing its visibility and reputation on campus, the region, and nationally.
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Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from ASHA
At least five years of experience in clinical practice
Experience in clinical teaching/supervision
Experience working as an effective member of a collaborative team
Expertise in best practices in clinical teaching
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication including written communication
Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures to assure compliance
Evidence of continual professional development
Knowledge and skills consistent with the most current evidence based practice in area(s) of clinical expertise
Proficient with computer applications such as MS Office, Google docs, etc.
Instructor, Clinical Teaching Track:
Clinical Teaching Requirements - Evidence of professional-level teaching (e.g., in-service teaching, lab instructor, supervision of clinical fellow or student interns, etc.).
Evidence of scholarship and service is preferred but not required at this level.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track:
Clinical Teaching Requirements – The Clinical Assistant Professor demonstrates continued development of clinical practice and teaching skills through continuing education and/or advanced specialty certification. At least 1 year of experience consistent with that of a clinical instructor. The Clinical Assistant Professor has demonstrated accomplishments in clinical teaching, which may include formal college-level classroom experience, professional workshops, in-service training, or teaching in a clinical environment. The Clinical Assistant Professor should be able to demonstrate expertise in translating theory into clinical practice and in fostering critical thinking and problem solving.
Scholarship Requirements - The Clinical Assistant Professor shows the promise of being recognized as an expert in regional, state and national forums through creative program development, clinical writing, and /or other clinical publications and/or materials used in clinical teaching.
Service Requirements - The Clinical Assistant Professor shows the promise of being recognized for service contributions to the Department, College, state, professional, and/or scholarly associations.
Experience serving as a clinical faculty member in a graduate MA-SLP program
Experience with mentoring and clinical teaching
Evidence of leadership in area(s) of expertise
Experience with principles of supervision
Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations related to clinical services
Qualifications to be appointed at the Clinical Assistant Professor level
Evidence of ability to teach effectively
Evidence of experience with electronic medical records
Familiarity with Medicare and Medicaid requirements
The SLHS department includes highly ranked, CAA accredited clinical graduate programs in SLP and Audiology and offers B.A., M.A., AuD, and Ph.D. degrees. The successful candidate will benefit from SLHS’s thriving and dynamic ties with other offerings on the Boulder campus such as the Institute of Cognitive Science, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, the Intermountain Neuroimaging Cons...ortium, the Institute of Behavioral Genetics, the Department of Linguistics, and offerings on the Anschutz campus of the University of Colorado at Denver Medical School such as the JFK partners Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, the Autism Treatment Network, and the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome. More information about the department can be found at: slhs.colorado.edu.The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.