University of Central Florida - Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders - Orlando, FL

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The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida ( UCF ) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, clinical educator position beginning January 6, 2014.

Founded in 1969 and accredited in 1987, the program is the largest student enrollment in speech-language pathology in the nation. It has a strong history of excellence in teaching and community service and an evolving research culture. It is one of seven departments and schools in the College of Health and Public Affairs and includes 26 full-time faculty members. The department offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, a Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, and a collaborative Ph.D. program with the College of Education, targeting a specialization in language and literacy. The successful candidate will join a diverse faculty and staff in a dynamic and growing university with high research activity (RU/H) and an expanding clinical program.

The Communication Disorders Clinic, with several specialty clinics and numerous external affiliations, serves as the centerpiece for clinical education and applied research providing services to individuals with communication and hearing challenges across the lifespan.

The successful candidate will provide clinical education and supervision of master’s degree students in their acquisition of skills and knowledge as well as securing and coordinating externship placements and oversight for students in the externships each semester. Additionally, faculty is expected to participate in departmental activities, including committee service.