Location: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
Start Date: August 27, 2018
Type: Voice & Swallow (Peds & Adult)
Full-time clinical fellowships (2) are being offered at the NW Center for Voice and Swallowing, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery of Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. The primary purpose of the program is to train professionals in the areas of voice and swallowing disorders. Training in direct patient care to patients (adult and pediatric) with voice disorders; alaryngeal voice restoration, speech and swallowing disorders after head and neck cancer and adult dysphagia.
Training program description for Speech-Language Pathology
The training program is primarily clinical in nature. The NWCVS at OHSU has a faculty of 11 speech-language pathologists. Training experiences include interdisciplinary team assessments of adults and children with voice disorders and vocal cord dysfunction, adult dysphagia, alaryngeal rehabilitation, speech and swallowing disorders in the head and neck cancer patient. Independent study and collaborative research is part of the training program. Didactic offerings, both at the NW Center for Voice and Swallowing, Otolaryngology and throughout the greater Oregon Health & Science University augment the Fellowship experience.
Applicants should have the minimum of a master’s degree in speech-language pathology and meet all the requirements for certification except the Clinical Fellowship. Applicants must meet all the requirements for the Oregon Board of Examiners Conditional License in Speech-Language Pathology.
Applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent including background and areas of interest, 2) a resume/CV, 3) three letters of reference qualified to comment on the status of the applicant and 4) a sample of writing (term/research paper, article, thesis, etc.).
Applications due by March 31, 2018.
The stipend for 2018-2019 is 43K per annum in addition to health benefits. This is a 12 month appointment. The beginning date for the fellowship is August 27, 2018 and it ends August 23, 2019.
Applications will be accepted starting February 2018. At that time, submit to OHSU’s Human Resources a current Letter of Intention, CV, three letters of recommendation and a sample of your writing (term paper, research article, etc.).
Inquiries should be addressed to:
Donna J Graville, PhD, CCC-SLP
Director of the NW Center for Voice and Swallowing
Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, PV 01
Portland, OR 97239
503 494-3228 Phone
503 346-6826 Fax