Lecturer II – Speech & Hearing Sciences

University of New Mexico
October 12, 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of New Mexico (UNM) is conducting a search for a Lecturer II position to serve as a Clinical Instructor. This is a 12-month position (academic year contract plus summer contract) with a start date of January 1, 2021. Note: A background check is required upon hire.

Responsibilities include coordinating and scheduling clinical activities, developing students’ clinical skills, supervising graduate speech-language pathology students, providing feedback to graduate students, performing direct client care as appropriate, educating and consulting with clients and families, teaching clinic courses, and performing service duties as assigned.
UNM is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Albuquerque is a delightfully eclectic, medium-sized city that enjoys many of the advantages of urban life, and is full of cultural richness and creativity. It provides a low cost of living in a beautiful desert and mountain biome. http://www.unm.edu/welcome/

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences houses a robust speech-language, swallowing and hearing clinic that provides evaluation and treatment of diverse clients across the lifespan with a variety of disorders. Collaborative opportunities are available with the department’s research faculty.

Minimum qualifications include (1) a Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology, (2) eligible for or current possession of a New Mexico state license in speech-language pathology, and (3) a minimum of 3 years post-graduate (master’s degree in speech language pathology) experience as a clinical speech-language pathologist.

Preferred qualifications include (1) Experience with a variety of clinical disorders or a desired clinical area (AAC, Developmentally delayed, DD waiver), (2) experience in clinical supervision, (3) experience working with culturally and socioeconomically diverse populations, and (4) a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINE: 1) submit current CV describing clinical experiences; 2) submit cover letter that addresses the minimum and preferred qualifications; 3) provide names and contact information of three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The successful applicant will be required to provide an official transcript of completed degree, copy of his/her current New Mexico SLP license, and copy of current ASHA certification.

For best consideration, all application materials must be received by October 30, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. For complete details or to apply, please visit: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/ and reference posting number req13864.

Questions on the posting may be directed to Lori A. Nelson MS, CCC-SLP, chair of the search committee, at lnelson5@unm.edu.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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