Assistant Professor (Clinical)

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Assistant Professor (Clinical)
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The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Department 00199 - Communication Sci & Disorders
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin Open until filled
Full time position:  1.0 FTE
Contract:  12-month renewable contract
Salary:  DOE
Start Date:  Open until filled
Position Summary:
Audiology clinical faculty are primarily responsible for direct patient-student supervision in the University of Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic; however, they also may be assigned to provide patient care during school breaks and patient care and student supervision in contracted off-campus facilities.  In addition to clinical teaching, clinical faculty may be assigned to serve on departmental and university committees and may be assigned to teach academic courses at the discretion of the Department Chair.  Salaried, benefit-eligible clinical faculty are expected to attend department meetings and required university meetings.
Duties and Responsibilities in the University of Utah Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic:
1.    Clinical supervision of AuD graduate students in the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and contracted off campus facilities as assigned by the Director of Clinical Education – Audiology, with approval by the AuD Program Director.
2.    Supervise graduate students in development and completion of required clinical documentation (i.e., chart notes, diagnostic reports, patient data systems, EMR, etc.).
3.    Schedule patients, as needed, during semester breaks for audiologic services such as hearing aid fittings, hearing aid follow-ups, and hearing aid troubleshooting appointments.
4.    Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses as assigned by the Department Chair.
5.    Monitor active externships, assist AuD Program Director with externship placements, and teach the two-semester externship on-line course.
6.    Complete documentation required for third party billing, adhere to required deadlines, and provide documentation/explanations for hearing aid billing.
7.    Complete student performance documentation and revision of student clinic paperwork; adhere to required deadlines.
8.    Attend regularly scheduled faculty meetings (clinical, audiology, and department.)
9.    Participate in development and implementation of the clinic classes each semester as assigned by the Director of Clinical Education – Audiology.
10. Maintain accurate records of supplies used and hearing aids ordered.  All orders must comply with department, university, and state purchasing guidelines.
11. Maintain compliance with departmental policies and ASHA requirements regarding required standards for supervision of graduate student clinicians’ treatment and diagnostic activities.
12. Attend continuing education activities to maintain ASHA CCC and Utah State licensure CEU requirements.
13. Complete annual required University trainings as assigned by Human Resources to meet university standards
14. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Clinical Education – Audiology, AuD Program Director, and/or Department Chair.
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Duties and Responsibilities:
1.    Attend faculty meetings.
2.    Serve on department committees.
3.    Serve on university committees.
4.    Other duties (e.g., academic teaching) as assigned by the Department Chair.
Physical Requirements:
1.    Must be able to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.
2.    Must be able to receive detailed information through oral and written communication.
3.    Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
4.    Must be able to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time.
5.    Must be able to travel to and from different locations and sites in the greater Salt Lake City area.
6.    Must have manual dexterity sufficient to perform various keyboard functions.
7.    Must be physically present at the assigned job site.
8.    May be exposed to such occupation hazards as communicable diseases, blood pathogens, and aggressive or combative patients.
Reporting Relationship:
Supervised by the Director of Clinical Education – Audiology under the guidance of the AuD Program Director with oversight by the Department Chair.
Minimum Qualifications:
1.    Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) or PhD in Audiology.
2.    Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology granted by the American Speech-                    Language-Hearing Association (ASHA, CCC-A).
3.    Current Utah license to practice audiology.
4.    Previous experience with clinical student supervision preferred.
5.    At least one year of experience as a practicing audiologist.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
1.    Must be able to accept constructive feedback.
2.    Must be able to organize and manage time and multiple tasks.
3.    Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4.    Must maintain adequate personal grooming consistent with professional appearance.
5.    Must be able to interact with students, co-workers, and clients with diverse ethnic, religious, cultural, life-style, sexual orientation, gender identity or other diverse backgrounds and treat each individual with respect and dignity.
6.    Must be able to demonstrate professional behavior by adhering to departmental and university policies and procedures.
7.    Must adhere to the guidelines and deadlines for required student and clinical paperwork including student performance evaluations and hearing aid order documentation.
8.    Must pursue education or training necessary to perform at the level of competence required to incorporate the hardware, software, technologies, and ideas relevant to specific job responsibilities.
9.    Must be able to adhere to the principles and to the mission of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the College of Health, and the University of Utah.
For information, please contact:
Susan R. Naidu, PhD, CCC-A, Professor (Clinical), Associate Chair and AuD Program Director, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, (801)585-8543.  
Please include:
·         A statement of professional experience/interests in the document labeled “Teaching Statement.”
·         A list of three professional references with email and phone number (cannot be associated with the University of Utah)
·         CV
To apply go to:
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

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Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
For Information Contact:
Susan R. Naidu, PhD, CCC-A, Professor (Clinical), Associate Chair and AuD Program Director, the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, (801)585-8543.  
Please include:
·         A statement of professional experience/interests in the document labeled “Teaching Statement.”
·         A list of three professional references with email and phone number (cannot be associated with the University of Utah)
·         CV
To apply go to:
Open Date 07/16/2021
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02689F
Type Faculty

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