The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure-earning clinical instructor to begin fall 2019.
The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders was founded in 1969 and was first accredited in 1987. It has a strong history of excellence in teaching and community service, as well as an evolving research culture. It is one of four departments and schools in the newly established College of Health Professions and Sciences within the Academic Health Sciences Center. The school includes 30 full-time faculty members serving an average of 200 graduate and 700 undergraduate students. It offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. The program boasts numerous internal and external affiliations, including Nemours Children’s Hospital, the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), numerous public school systems, and the UCF College of Community Innovation and Education.
The Communication Disorders Clinic serves as the centerpiece for clinical education and applied research. This 13,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes an audiological suite and several specialty services, including the Aphasia House, the UCF Listening Center, and the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) Center, which provides assistive technology services for individuals across the age and disability spectrum living in 10 Florida counties. The FAAST Atlantic Region Assistive Technology Demonstration Center and Augmentative and Alternative Communication Labs boast an impressive assistive technology inventory and house academic and clinical faculty conducting state and federally funded research and demonstration projects in assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology/Communication Sciences and Disorders from an accredited institution; ASHA CCC-SLP certification; eligibility for Florida Speech-Language Pathology Licensure; a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience in speech-language pathology; and a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience focused in AAC/assistive technology.
Preferred Qualifications: Ten (10) years of clinical experience in speech-language pathology. Clinical supervision experience with pre-service student clinicians, and in a university clinic setting. Experience with AAC assessments and funding applications. ATP certification.
The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF Online Recruitment System at https://www.ucf.edu/jobs/. No paper applications will be considered. Applicants must complete the online application and submit the following: (1) a letter of application including a statement on qualifications as they related to the position announcement; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of all graduate level transcripts; and (4) at least three professional references (including names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers for each reference). The search committee will contact candidates prior to contacting references provided or other references.
Internal Number: 497942
About University of Central Florida
UCF is a metropolitan research university located in beautiful Orlando, Florida, and has the second largest student enrollment in the nation. UCF has an institutional partnership goal and offers unique opportunities for collaborative research within and across disciplines. Innovative partnerships are in place with community agencies, healthcare facilities, public schools, business industries, government agencies, UCF Medical College, hospitals and biomedical research institutes. In its commitment to excellence, UCF provides support for both instructional and research efforts, including advanced instructional technology and support, nationally recognized web-based course development assistance, state-of-the-art instrumentation, simulation training, and grant support specialists.