Utah State University

Clinical Assistant Professor - Speech-Language Pathology

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/20/2023 2:14 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


Utah State University’s Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (COMDDE) invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor. We are hiring 2 positions with a start date of August 2024, there is availability for one position to start January 2024 depending on candidate's availability.


The successful candidate will be a member of the Speech Language Pathology Clinical Education team supervising undergraduate and graduate students in clinical service delivery across the lifespan. While the focus area within speech-language pathology is open, candidates with expertise in working in settings focused on cognitive communication disorders and/or pediatric feeding disorders are particularly encouraged to apply.


The new clinical assistant professor will join a vital group of 44 faculty and staff in audiology, deaf education, and speech-language pathology. The position is located on USU’s main campus in Logan, Utah, a Carnegie-recognized R1 Institution of Higher Education. This position is not eligible for remote work. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month, academic-year appointment. 


Review of applications will begin September 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.


Inquiries may be directed to the committee chair, Jamie Mecham (435-797-5531 or jamie.mecham@usu.edu).


  1. Provide clinical supervision across the lifespan to undergraduate and graduate students at the USU Speech-Language Clinic
  2. On a limited basis, provide direct clinical services to clients.
  3. Contribute to clinical education course work as part of the clinical eduation team.
  4. Develop, update, assess, and assure compliance with clinic policies and procedures as part of the clinical education team. Follow policies and procedures in accordance with the Sorenson Center for Clinical Excellence, and maintain clinical records as required by CAA program accreditation.
  5. Provide service to department, university, community, state, and profession.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current (or eligible to hold) Utah State licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Minimum of three years of experience as an SLP-CCC
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, counseling, oral, and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work independently
  • Ability to think strategically and recognize new opportunities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four or more years of clinical supervisory experience/experiences
  • Experience treating cognitive communication disorders, pediatric feeding disorders and/or transgender voice
  • Experience in a CAA-accredited academic program
  • Experience working with inter-professional initiatives in human service fields
  • Experience with SLP billing, tracking, and electronic medical record software

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 five professional references to be entered in the Candidate Profile
  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 each 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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

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 Cody Carmichael, 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


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