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Clinical Assistant/Associate or Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (Clinician Educator)Apply Keck School of Medicine Faculty Los Angeles, California
Assistant/Associate or Full Professor of Otolaryngology (Clinical Educator)
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.–SLP) Program
Multiple 12-month Full-Time Positions:
Non-Tenure Track SLP Faculty Position with Adult/Medical and/or Pediatric Expertise
Keck School of Medicine (KSOM)
Los Angeles, CA
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) of the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) opened a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP) in the Fall semester of 2021, following Candidacy Accreditation which was granted by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). We are seeking talented faculty with an interest in contributing to the development of this program, emphasizing interprofessional practice and clinical competence across the domains of speech-language pathology. We are seeking instructors who engage in innovative teaching and learning experiences for our students to advance their knowledge of the evidence-base of the field and clinical mastery for an entry level practitioner. We are committed to training the next generation of speech-language pathologists to engage in compassionate care, cultural sensitivity, critical thinking, collaborative practice and clinical excellence.
This appointment will be responsible for teaching graduate level coursework, directing and mentoring student research, providing some clinical supervision at off-site clinical placements, and making contributions to the curricular and overall program design. All faculty members are expected to contribute to university, school, department and program level service, including student advisement, engage in scholarly activity and professional development, and support of the university, school, department and program’s missions and visions and advancement of the program’s strategic plan. Faculty will be expected to collaborate and develop sustainable relationships with other members of the program, department and across university and health sciences departments.
Faculty may also be assigned to teach courses in the Speech-Language and Hearing Professions Minor program, depending on the faculty load for a given semester and the program/department needs.
We seek applicants with the following qualifications:
- A graduate degree in communication sciences and disorders (Masters or Doctorate).
- For SLP Faculty positions, an academic doctorate (e.g. Ph.D., Ed.D.) in communication sciences and disorders or a closely related field is required. ABD applicants whose PhD will be completed prior to the start date are eligible to apply.
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) is required.
- Licensure, or eligible for licensure, in California in speech-language pathology.
- Professional expertise in the areas of adult neurogenics, medical speech-language pathology and associated interventions, motor speech disorders, traumatic brain injury for Adult/Medical position.
- Professional expertise in the areas of speech sound production and disorders, language and literacy disorders, cognitive and social aspects of communication in children and other topics related to development and disorders of communication in children for Pediatric Expertise position.
- Eligible to provide clinical supervision according to ASHA requirements.
- Demonstrate adherence to ASHA requirements for certification maintenance in ethics and supervision.
- Demonstrate a record of teaching, service and scholarship.
- Experience with interprofessional collaborative education/practice, online education, innovative learning platforms and pedagogical methodologies, accreditation and clinical standards.
- Three years of clinical experience desired.
- Supervision experience desired.
- Demonstrates a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment.
Salary and rank will be based upon qualifications and experience. The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. USC welcomes and encourages women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, members of underrepresented communities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.
Apply here and upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of clinical practice and teaching, and a brief statement of commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). For the DEI statement please include a specific example describing how you have implemented, or would implement at the University of Southern California, your beliefs in promoting diversity. Please attached the Teaching statement and the DEI statement to your Letter of Interest. Examples may come from clinical instruction or community outreach experiences or plans. We request three letters of recommendation.
Further information about the program can be found at https://keck.usc.edu/speech-language-pathology-ms-program/ or by contacting Dr. Barbara Moore at Barbara.Moore@med.usc.edu.
Appointment Start Date: May 1, 2022 or sooner
Applications are due January 31, 2022 and will continue to be reviewed until the search is concluded.
REQ20109179 Posted Date: 12/08/2021 Apply