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Position announcement

Title: Position announcement
                                           Northwestern University
                    Assistant/Associate Professor in Audiology

The Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University has been at the forefront of audiology research, development, and education since the inception of the field.  The department currently houses research laboratories studying hearing and hearing loss, vibrant PhD and AuD programs, and a state-of-the-art hearing clinic that provides clinical education and services to the greater Chicago area.  We are seeking a dynamic leader to integrate these strengths via translational research as well as innovatively expand the scope of clinical services and education.  This nine-month position is based on the Evanston campus.  Preferred starting date is September 1, 2008.

Duties: (a) promotion of applied research individually as well as in collaboration with other faculty members in the department leading to extramural funding; (b) intellectual and executive direction of the audiology clinic with a view to expand educational and service opportunities to new domains; (c) teaching in the classroom and/or clinic; (d) service to the department, school, and university.  Qualifications: PhD and clinical certification required.  The candidate must have a consistent record of peer-reviewed publications.  Candidates with management experience of large-scale clinical and/or research enterprise will be preferred.
 Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.  Application procedure: Send cover letter describing teaching and research interests and experience, a current vita (including e-mail address), reprints, and three letters of recommendation to the Chair of the search committee by December 15, 2007.  Mail to: Audiology Position Search, Communication and Sciences Disorders Department, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208.  Forward questions to Professor Mario Ruggero at mruggero@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.  For more information about the Department, please visit: http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/csd/.

The University:  Northwestern is a leading private research university.  The main campus is located in Evanston and the medical campus is located 12 miles south in Chicago.  There is continuing expansion of university facilities and programs, particularly in the sciences and medicine.  Cultural, social, and recreational activities abound on and near each campus.

Closing Date:  Ongoing until position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2007.  S-101-08 Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Chuck Larson
Chairman, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders
2240 Campus Dr.
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: 847-491-2424
Cell: 847-830-5432
Fax: 847-491-4975
email: clarson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx