Instructor/Assistant Professor at the Speech Language Pathology Program

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
08 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 May 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a Clinical Director position (at the level of Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor) with a specialization in speech-language pathology (SLP), in the Department of Cognitive Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The post is expected to be available from September 2020, pending budgetary approval. The successful applicant is expected to supervise the clinical training aspect of the program in the three offered practica in our SLP program, including site evaluation, clinical placement of students, co-supervision with preceptors, assessment and evaluation of the clinical training process and so on. The program aims to create an onsite SLP clinic in UAEU and, pending approval, the candidate would be expected to take a leading role in establishing and directing the clinic. In addition, the candidate is expected to teach clinical training related courses, such as Evaluation, Diagnosis & Report Writing. Finally, s/he should also be able to contribute to the teaching of other courses in the program as needed, advise students, and serve on committees. Although English is the language of instruction, the successful candidate must have near-native competence in oral and written Arabic in order to be able to communicate with stakeholders in clinical placement. Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for children, annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service gratuity.

Minimum Qualification

  • MA, MSc or PhD in Speech-Language Pathology or a related area
  • SLP certification and a minimum of 2 years of licensed clinical experience beyond the Clinical Fellowship
  • Expertise in assessment and intervention experience in communication and swallowing disorders and in at least two additional areas including, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), voice disorders, fluency disorders, early intervention, preschool language disorders, pediatric feeding disorders, autism and/or school-age speech and language disorders.
  • (Near-) Native competency in spoken and written Arabic

Preferred Qualification

UAE licensed (Near-) Native competency in spoken and written Arabic

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)

Department Translation Studies - (CHSS)

Job Close Date 31-05-2020

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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