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Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences seeks applicants for clinical faculty position

Jan. 20, 2022

Jan. 20, 2022

The University of Missouri is seeking applicants for a full-time, Non-Tenure Track (NTT), Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. The primary responsibility of this non-tenure track position will be to provide clinical supervision for graduate students who are completing their audiology clinical practicum and teach within their areas of expertise (e.g., hearing science, introduction to audiology, or related areas), to prepare students to become an integral part of a diverse health care workforce. Additional responsibilities include participating in committee work and service activities to advance the mission and vision of our department, our school, and the university community.

Minimum qualifications

Successful applicants will possess a master’s degree, AuD, or PhD in Audiology or have dual certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, with ASHA Certification (CCC-A), Missouri licensure (or eligibility), and at least two years of clinical experience.

Candidates will be evaluated on their clinical experience in the areas of audiology (and speech-language pathology for applicants with dual certification), experience in clinical supervision and/or didactic teaching of bachelor’s and master’s level students, and interest and experience in some administrative work (initially directing the audiology screenings program), oral and written communication skills, and a desire to support a collegial and diverse work environment.

Application process

Applications should be submitted online along with curriculum vita (CV) and letter of interest at (search for Job Opening 40093).

The names and contact information for three references, and any additional supporting information should be emailed to Aerin Melvin at

Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 15, 2022.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information, interested applicants are welcome to contact the Search Committee Chair, Leanna Lawrence, at 573-882-5496 or

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience for the applicant.

About the School of Health Professions

The MU School of Health Professions (SHP) is the University of Missouri system’s only school of health professions and the state’s only public health program located on a health sciences campus. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of others.

Every day, SHP faculty, staff, and students work towards changing lives through the integration of teaching, service and discovery. With programs in rehabilitation, diagnostic and imaging sciences, public health. and social work, graduates of the School of Health Professions fill critical roles in health care. The school is comprised of eight departments and 13 disciplines, each with their own specialized accreditation processes. The school also hosts a satellite program of the University of Missouri-Kansas City College of Pharmacy.

Health professions account for more than 60 percent of the total U.S. health care workforce. Jobs in health professions are projected to grow at least through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The school is an important member of the University of Missouri Health System. Other members include the Sinclair School of Nursing, the School of Medicine, University Hospitals and Clinics and University Physicians.

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website.

Diversity commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Vaccination statement

After careful consideration of COVID-19 virus trends and the overwhelming evidence of COVID-19 vaccine safety and effectiveness, MU Health Care, including the School of Health Professions, Sinclair School of Nursing and School of Medicine, recently announced the decision to require COVID-19 vaccinations by Oct. 1, 2021, for all employees unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.