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New position at Northwestern University
Hugh Knowles Director of Clinical Education and Translational Research
The Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences &
Disorders Northwestern University
The Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and
Disorders at Northwestern University has been at the forefront of
research and education in audiology since the inception of the field.
The department currently houses research laboratories dedicated to the
study of hearing and hearing loss, vibrant PhD and AuD programs, and a
state-of-the-art hearing clinic that provides clinical education to
students at Northwestern as well as audiological services to the
greater Chicago area. We are seeking a dynamic leader to integrate
these strengths via translational research as well as to expand the
scope of clinical services and education through innovative new
programs. This twelve-month position is based on the Evanston campus
and is initially funded by a three-year grant from the Hugh Knowles
Center. The position is renewable, contingent upon the availability of
funding. Preferred starting date is January 1, 2011.
1. Develop and implement a comprehensive outreach plan to increase
clinic and program visibility.
2. Expand the scope of practice in our audiology clinic.
3. Connect with local, national, and international hearing health
care professionals and form strategic partnerships beneficial for
training and research.
4. Interface with the academic faculty to augment translational and
5. Engage with the hearing health care industry in sponsored research.
6. Carry an active patient load in the clinic.
7. Have clinical teaching responsibilities.
Salary: Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.
Qualifications: PhD and/or AuD in Audiology. Certificate of Clinical
Competence in Audiology. Eligibility for licensure in Illinois. The
candidate must have a record of teaching in the classroom or clinic.
Candidates with organizational, management and leadership experience
will be preferred.
Application procedure: Send a cover letter describing interests and
experience in teaching, research and clinical practice, a current vita
(including e-mail address), reprints, and three letters of
recommendation to the Chair of the search committee.
Mail to: Clinical Audiology Position Search, The Roxelyn and Richard
Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders,
Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208. - OR -
Email to: Sumitrajit Dhar at s-dhar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Forward questions to Sumitrajit Dhar at s-dhar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 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, Illinois 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 upon receipt.
Search # 16517; 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