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Clinical Supervisor in Speech-Language Pathology

Western University

Clinical Supervisor in Speech-Language Pathology
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University invites applications for a one year, Limited-Term faculty position (potential for renewal) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience. This academic position will serve the role of Clinical Supervisor in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP). Duties include conducting student practicum education, training and supervision in SLP, being a mentor to students for clinical education and training, carrying a general caseload of assessment and treatment of communication disorders in children and/or adults, teaching clinical aspects of SLP, managing clinical resources, completing administrative duties associated with clinical practicum, and undertaking service within the School and Faculty.

Candidates must hold at least a Master’s degree in SLP and hold or be eligible for licensure by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. Essential qualities of applicants include substantial experience supervising students, strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills, and current knowledge of professional practice guidelines and standards. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD and/or at least six years of professional experience in SLP, as well as experience in developmental and/or acquired motor speech disorders, and/or acquired neurogenic communication disorders (e.g., dementia) assessment and/or management.

The School of CSD offers Masters of Clinical Science degrees in Audiology and SLP, and participates in the Graduate Programs of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS). The HRS Program was the first in Canada to host a combined clinical-research degree (i.e., MClSc-PhD) in Speech and Language Sciences. The School maintains the research-oriented H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic, which includes the provincially funded tykeTALK and Infant Hearing Programs. Within SLP, the clinic provides specializations in preschool speech and language disorders, and adult and school-aged children voice, fluency, and acquired neurogenic communication disorders. Within Audiology, specialized clinical services include infant assessment and assistive device fitting, pediatric amplification, aural rehabilitation, and geriatrics. Within the School, PRECISeWestern: Practice-Based Research Collaborative In Speech-Language Pathology is a Research Group committed to engaging in practice-based research with clinical partners in SLP and related fields. The Faculty of Health Sciences also is the home to the internationally acclaimed National Centre for Audiology, a major hearing health care research facility.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and the brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, to influence and to lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to serve better our communities.

The anticipated start date of the appointment is September 1, 2019 or as negotiated. Applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, relevant clinical, student supervision, research, teaching, and administrative experiences (including specification of motor speech and acquired neurogenic communication disorders experiences), Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact information of three referees, and a completed Application for Full-Time Position (available at to:

Dr. Laura Murray, Professor and Director
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Room 1004 Elborn College
Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University, London, Ontario N6A 1H1

The closing date for receipt of applications is August 16 2019.
Please quote number HS 199 on all correspondence.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings please contact Dr. Laura Murray,