Clinical Instructor

University of South Carolina


Posting Summary

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Posting Number FAC00207PO23
Advertised Title Clinical Instructor
Campus Columbia
College/Division Arnold School of Public Health
Department ASPH Communication Sciences and Disorders
Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Work County Richland
Tenure Information Professional Track
Job Search Category Faculty

About USC

About University of South Carolina From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor’s degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.
Diversity Statement At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (USC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about USC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal. 

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary Clinical Instructor in Communication Sciences and Disorders
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COMD) in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a 12-month Clinical Instructor beginning October 16, 2023. All applicants must have a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Further, applicants must have the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (CCCSLP), a current license or eligibility for licensure from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology, a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, and a record of clinical supervision experience. Responsibilities include providing clinical education and training of graduate students in the Montgomery Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic, academic teaching, and community and/or professional service. The competitive applicant will provide direct speech-language pathology clinical services, guide students in learning to render high-quality, evidence-based services, and engage in interprofessional collaboration. Given the broad range of diagnostic areas served by the Clinic, preferred areas of experience include child language, literacy, speech sound disorders, voice, augmentative/alternative communication, and neurogenic disorders across the lifespan. Other areas will be considered for highly qualified applicants.
The Montgomery Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic has a dynamic and collaborative team of clinical educators who evaluate and treat individuals of all ages with a variety of disorders to include the areas of language and literacy, speech sound disorders, hearing loss, aphasia, stuttering, voice, and myofunctional disorders. The Department currently has 28 full-time faculty and offers two CAA-accredited speech-language pathology master’s degree pathways for the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech-Language Pathology [residential and distance education modality] and a Ph.D. program. Our clinical faculty has strong ties within the department as well as the Arnold School of Public Health.
Responsibilities include teaching, conducting research in area of expertise, and service. Research areas of interest include dysphagia and voice, but all areas will be considered for highly qualified applicants. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record or promise of extramural funding. The Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CCCSLP) is preferred but not required. This position comes with a very strong emphasis on research excellence.
The University of South Carolina and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders values contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://www.sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/diversity_equity_and_inclusion/).
In the DEI statement, applicants should describe examples of their experiences with implementing and promoting diversity in research, teaching or service, and their potential to support COMD’s commitment to diversity and to the mentoring of students who will serve diverse populations.
Required Education and Experience Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Further, applicants must have the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (CCCSLP), a current license or eligibility for licensure from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology, a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, and a record of clinical supervision experience.
Preferred Qualifications Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Further, applicants must have the Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (CCCSLP), a current license or eligibility for licensure from the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Board of Examiners in Speech Language Pathology, a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience, and a record of clinical supervision experience.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 11/16/2023
Job Open Date 10/10/2023
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant Materials must include 1) a cover letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) a statement of clinical and academic teaching interests; 4) a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); and 5) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Angela N. McLeod,[email protected] .
Quicklink for Posting https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/154649
EEO Statement The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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