University of Alberta

Assistant Clinical/Teaching Professor: Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Competition No.  -    A115236664
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE), Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The successful candidate will be hired as a continuing full-time Career Track Assistant Clinical/Teaching Professor in the Department.

The University of Alberta’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, one of three departments in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, is among the largest speech-language pathology training programs in Canada with 10 faculty members, 7 Academic Teaching Staff, and approximately 114 students.

The successful candidate will lead the clinical education activities of the Department, coordinate activities in the on-site clinic, teach graduate course(s), supervise student capstone project(s) and participate in Department and Faculty committees. The focus of the position is managing and monitoring external placements for all students and leading the Department's strong clinical placement program, enhancing partnerships with clinical educators and agencies throughout Alberta and beyond, therefore, some minimal travel is required (primarily in Alberta).

The successful candidate must have a record of:

  • Minimum 5 years clinical experience in speech-language pathology
  • Documented experience in clinical education
  • Excellent communication and conflict management
  • Collegial/collaborative approach

Preference will be given to those that have:

  • Experience teaching in an academic setting
  • Ability to supervise research/scholarly capstone projects
  • Experience with leadership/management

The successful candidate will have a Masters or PhD in speech-language pathology and be eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists by the date of hire.  Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) agreement.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Karen E. Pollock, Chair
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
(780) 492-5980 or

Consideration of applications will begin October 1, 2018 with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2019.  

This position will be located at the University of Alberta, Corbett Hall, 8205-114 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G4.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.