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Position at Northwestern


Coordinator, The AuD Training Program

The Roxelyn and 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.

The AuD training program is nationally ranked amongst the top ten programs. Approximately 50 students are enrolled in the AuD program at any given time. We are seeking a dynamic leader to coordinate the various activities of the AuD training program. This twelve-month, non-tenure-track position is based on the Evanston campus. The initial appointment will be made at the level of Lecturer.

Preferred starting date:                  January 1, 2011.

Duties: (a) intellectual and executive direction of the AuD program;(b) teaching in the candidate’s area of expertise; (c) recruitment of students into the AuD program; (d) monitoring and assessing the progress of students in the AuD program; (d) service to the department, school, and university.

Qualifications: PhD, AuD, or a master’s degree in Audiology. The candidate must have a record of teaching in the classroom and/or the clinic. Candidates with management and leadership experience 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 by December 1, 2010 to the Chair of the Search Committee. Mail to: AuD Coordinator Search, Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208. Forward questions to Professor 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 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 be done on a rolling basis. 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.