Term Assistant or Associate Professor of Speech Language Pathology

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Classification:Term Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Part-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), School of Allied Health seeks an innovative, energetic individual who will work in a collaborative teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses in the UAA Speech Language Pathology (SLP) programs. The faculty member appointed to this position will provide advising to prospective and current students as well as didactic, laboratory, and clinical education to students enrolled in the SLP programs. The faculty member will contribute to the structure and daily operation of the program and clinic, including organization, administration, periodic review and evaluation, continued development, and general effectiveness of program curricula.


100• Teach Speech-Language Pathology courses, collaborate in establishing/managing internships and/or supervision of interns, collaborate with East Carolina University faculty • Teach up to 15 workload units per 9-month contract; courses are delivered online. • Advise SLP post-baccalaureates and minors. • Contribute to student learning and assessment of student/program competencies. • Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. • Write and update course syllabi, and assist with curriculum review, revision, assessment, and development. • Maintain departmental integrity of student records. • Contribute to the improvement of the department, college, university, and community through active involvement in committee work. • Engage in professional development in the field of SLP, adult education, and online instruction. • Attend department meetings and engage in continuous quality improvement. • Work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse student population and university staff within the scope of the missions of the University of Alaska Anchorage and College of Health. • Active involvement with the professional organization is encouraged. • Perform other work related duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Allied Health. • May also include the following: • Preparation and review of annual program budget • Responsibilities related to the organization, administration, instruction, evaluation, continuous quality improvement, curriculum planning and development, directing other program faculty/staff, and general effectiveness of the SLP programEssential

The University of Alaska Anchorage, School of Allied Health seeks an innovative, energetic individual who will work in a collaborative/interdisciplinary teaching environment in the delivery of Allied Health courses within the UAA Speech Language Pathology (SLP) programs.  The faculty member appointed to this position will provide advising to prospective and current SLP students as well as didactic and clinical education to students enrolled in the SLP program. This position supports the University of Alaska bipartite mission of performing teaching and service.

This position is a part-time, term bipartite appointment, commencing in August 2020, at the rank of Assistant  in the School of Allied Health (SAH), College of Health (COH), University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).  The appointment period is nine months, from August to May, each academic year.

UAA is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We especially encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity present in our community and student body. UAA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of contemporary curricular content for the education of the SLP, with expertise in specific content area(s) based on the individual’s background. 
  • Excellent clinical SLP skills and competence using current technologies.
  • Ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students, affective and cognitive competencies using various diverse pedagogical methods to engage students in learning, such as lecture presentations, clinical simulation and assessments, clinical instruction and evaluation, curriculum management system (e.g. Blackboard) applications, research, and the ability to teach using online modalities.
  • Application of educational theory and methodology for curriculum development, student evaluation and outcome assessment
  • Student evaluation and student/program outcomes assessment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer literacy, MS PowerPoint and MS Word.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and professionally with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and the public. 
  • Ability to work effectively on a faculty team, as well as function independently.
  • Commitment to and the ability to work effectively within the scope of the College of Health mission and to work with a diverse student and staff population


  • Current knowledge of education  for American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certification  accreditation standards and procedures.
  • Service on behalf of SLP education, the community, and/or the profession.
  • Successful citizen partnership skills and experience maintaining partnerships with private and public agencies and organizations, including advisory boards.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum five years experience in clinical practice


  • Curriculum development (including web-based), student evaluation, and program assessment
  • Experience supervising graduate students in clinical training
  • Leading or working in a diverse workforce in a multi-cultural setting
  • Program and/or clinic management
  • Working in the community through partnerships and/or advisory boards

Required Education and Credentials:

  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology / Communication Science and Disorders
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Certification CCC-SLP
  • Current or eligible for State of Alaska Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Application Procedures:
To be considered for the position, applicants must upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter to include a description of previous activities representing and working with members of underrepresented groups
  • Curriculum Vitae/resume
  • Statement of inclusion and equity for mentoring, advising, and teaching diverse student population
  • Copy of transcript verifying highest degree
  • Copy of current State of Alaska credentials
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Supplemental documents as additional information to support your application

Special Conditions of Employment:

  • Provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as well as any national and/or state credentialing documents. 
  • Eligible to work in the United States; no work visas are available for this position.

Salary will be based upon level of academic appointment, applicable academic preparation and experience.

Assignment Information:
Term, Bipartite, Assistant Professor rank, Part-Time, 9 months per year, and full employee benefits package (https://www.alaska.edu/jobs/benefits/)

This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) - http://unitedacademics.net/

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Drug-Free Workplace:
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.


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