Instructor-Communication Sciences and Disorders
Duluth, MN
Job Description
Required Qualifications
To be eligible the applicant must have a Master's degree in Communication Disorders; must hold and maintain current ASHA certification as a speech language pathologist; must have a minimum of 9 months of full-time clinical experience after being awarded ASHA certification; must have completed a minimum of 2 hours of professional development in clinical instruction/supervision after being awarded ASHA certification; must be eligible for a Minnesota Department of Health license in speech language pathology.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include experience in course management systems for on-line instruction, teaching experience, excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills, excellent written communication skills, past experience in clinical supervision in SLP, and a record of working effectively with a diverse student body.


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks to add to its pool of candidates for Instructors, part-time and or full-time, one-year position to teach during Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 with the possibility of renewal. Start date is August 19, 2019 for Fall Semester and January 2, 2020 for Spring Semester.

Responsibilities include clinical instruction of student interns; developing and teaching communication disorders courses to undergraduate and graduate students; providing service by serving on committees in the department and/or the University; advising both undergraduate and graduate students regarding both specific coursework and broader academic or career goals; participating in assessment learning including midterm and final evaluations, approving clinical clock hours for student interns, continuing personal growth within the profession, keeping current with the field, and broadening knowledge and expertise; contributing to outreach activities that support the department's mission and other duties as assigned.

Smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.

If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact UM Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for any eligibility limitations.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access consultant at 612-624-3316.

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. Veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is housed in the College of Education and Human Service Professions and has 7 full time faculty members, 7 part time clinical supervisors, and strong affiliations with regional schools, hospitals and clinics. The Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is administered through the Department. The program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

The UMD Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has an undergraduate and graduate degree program. The programs provide specialized coursework and clinical experiences which prepares students to work with speech-language and hearing disabled children and adults in a variety of settings, including the public schools, hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers and private practice.

The CSD program is well recognized for the close faculty-student interaction and mentoring relationships. Faculty serve as mentors for students, culminating in collaborative research projects and clinical service internships and externships.

Applications must be submitted online, to apply, go to and search for job opening 330682.

Complete applications must include:
1. Letter of application
2. Current resume
3. Unofficial transcript(s) (Official transcripts will be required at the time of an interview)
4. Three letters of recommendation on institution letterhead mailed from recommender to Ms. Lynette Carlson, Search Chair.
5. The letter of application and resume will be attached during the application process. First submit the application and then return to the "My Job Applications" page to attach the additional documents.

Completed online applications will be consider beginning June 21, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.

Please send any inquiries to:
Lynette Carlson, Search Chair
UMD Communication Sciences and Disorders Department
177 Chester Park
31 West College Street
Duluth, MN 55812

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD)

The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.

Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.
Job Type Part Time