Utah State University

Clinical Assistant Professor - Listening and Spoken Language Deaf Education

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/15/2023 6:08 PM)
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E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Communicative Disorders & Deaf Educ
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.
Telework Eligible


The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) interdisciplinary graduate training program, provide oversight of LSL interdisciplinary practicum requirements, and provide graduate student supervision and mentoring.


Located on the main campus in Logan, Utah, this is a non-tenure track position and is full-time for nine months during the academic year beginning August 2023.  Review of applications will begin March 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries may be directed to the committee chair, Lauri Nelson (435-797-8051) or lauri.nelson@usu.edu).


  1. Work within a collaborative team in the department's graduate programs in early childhood deaf education, audiology, and speech language pathology.
  2. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in deaf education with particular emphasis on listening and spoken language educational methods.
  3. Provide oversight of interdisciplinary practicum requirements for deaf education, speech-language pathology, and audiology graduate students. This includes developing and managing practicum schedules, monitoring student performance in practicum settings, providing feedback on written assignments, and monitoring student completion of interdisciplinary practicum requirements.
  4. Collaborate with faculty in Sound Beginnings, a campus-based early education program, in the delivery of evidence-based, family-centered services and effective graduate student practicum experiences.
  5. Provide support to LSL graduate students in completing educational projects associated with master’s degree requirements.
  6. As needed, and as appropriate within overall load, provide direct services to children enrolled in Sound Beginnings or via tele-intervention.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in Deaf Education, Speech-Language Pathology, or related field.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to be an excellent university instructor for in-person and online courses.
  • Ability to be well-organized and manage documentation of student practicum experiences.
  • Ability to provide excellent graduate student supervision to effectively support and promote student competencies in delivering family-centered LSL services.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues; promote respect and forward-thinking in program collaboration.
  • Five years or more of professional experience in serving young children who are DHH who are developing and using listening and spoken language, including a basic understanding of current hearing technology.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in graduate student mentoring, including graduate student supervision in LSL deaf education services.
  • Experience in university teaching, including course delivery using distance technology.
  • Experience in providing family-centered services using tele-intervention.
  • LSLS Cert. AVEd. or LSLS Cert. AVT

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Curriculum vita to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Cover letter that addresses the position responsibilities and qualifications to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 
    • Please do not attach cover letter; you will be instructed to copy and paste your cover letter in the application. 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

Department Highlights

The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education offers campus and online bachelor’s degrees in communicative disorders, master’s degrees in speech-language pathology and deaf education, a clinical doctorate in audiology, and PhD participation in disability disciplines and neuroscience. Our academic and clinical training program has a strong positive state and national reputation. 


College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to providing the best learning opportunities and educational research in the state of Utah. Our programs are strengthened by an on-campus elementary laboratory school and five stand-alone centers, including the Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence. The college offers clinical services to the community across the human lifespan and provides students with real-world service and research opportunities. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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