Clinical Assistant Professor

Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders consists of a dynamic team of dedicated educators, scholars, and clinicians who together have created a high-quality professional training program at the master’s level and an innovative undergraduate program grounded in the principles of liberal education (LEAP). We are looking for individuals who are creative, flexible, collaborative team members who can teach and advise undergraduate and master’s students, implement a clearly-defined agenda of research and scholarship, engage in service to the department, college, university and community, contribute to the clinical education program, and are interested in developing opportunities for our students to engage in high-impact practices such as undergraduate research, study abroad and community-based learning.

Academic Staff Position

Clinical Assistant Professor ONE position:

The primary responsibilities of the clinical assistant professor include coordination and direct supervision of graduate level clinical education, development of new clinical initiatives, developing collaborative training partnerships with local and regional community agencies, and teaching courses related to practicum, supervision, professional issues and in academic/clinical areas of expertise.

  • Required qualifications:  Earned doctorate or Master’s in speech-language pathology

  • Preferred qualifications: ASHA certification and Wisconsin licensure in speech-language pathology. Applicants should have five years of clinical experience with three years of student supervision experience
  • Rank & Salary: Commensurate with experience

All instructional staff at UW-Whitewater may be required to teach online and hybrid classes, weekend and/or evening classes, and provide service to the university and local community in a variety of modalities including leading Learning Communities, mentoring students, and providing professional development opportunities to colleagues, schools and community groups.

University and Community:

UW-Whitewater is a premier public university with an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to diversity and teaching diverse learners, the utilization of multiple modes of instructional delivery and technology, adult student learners, and international programs and experiences. The campus is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uww.edu.

Application Documentation:

  • Letter of interest (including qualifications for the position, philosophy and goals for teaching and scholarship)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of scholarship and research plan (Tenure track positions only)
  • Summaries of course evaluations if available
  • Unofficial copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts required at time of hire)
  • Names, addresses and complete contact information of five professional references – including email address.


Questions regarding these positions may be directed to Dr. Roxanne DePaul, Search Chair, depaulr@uww.edu Office: 262-472-5203


Review of applications will begin on 11/1/13 and will continue until positions are filled. Anticipated employment date is 8/2014. Dr. DePaul will be available to meet with prospective candidates at the ASHA convention in Chicago.

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.