University of Utah
Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders
2011 Audiology Faculty Search Announcement
Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Audiology. Full-time tenure-track, 9-month position beginning August 15, 2011. Desirable areas of specialization include amplification, diagnostic audiology, electrophysiology, immitance audiometry, and industrial audiology. Other areas will also be considered.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Audiology. Clinical certification/licensure in audiology preferred. Applicants should have strong evidence of research activity and potential and commitment to effective teaching and service. Prior university research/teaching experience is desirable.
Responsibilities: Develop research program, provide classroom instruction, pursue external funding, advise students in Au.D. and Ph.D. programs in Audiology and serve on departmental and university committees.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Laboratory space and start-up funds are available to support faculty research.
University/Program: The University of Utah is a Doctoral/Research Extensive University with 31,000 students from every state and over 100 foreign countries. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (www.health.utah.edu/csd/) is located in the College of Health and currently includes 14 full-time faculty, 100 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students. Both the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology programs are CAA accredited. Our new modern Departmental clinic and affiliated medical centers provide excellent opportunities for research.
Community: Salt Lake City is a beautiful city of 250,000 in a major metropolitan area of 1.5 million, nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Utah’s great outdoors are close by, offering activities from world class skiing, hiking, and mountain biking in the spectacular canyons surrounding the city. The city is cosmopolitan with easy access to theater, the arts, sports, entertainment and nightlife. Downtown Salt Lake City and the University are accessible by light rail to the suburbs. Salt Lake City has been consistently rated as one of the best cities in the United States to live and work.
Application: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application deadline for interviews is January 9, 2011. Send letter of application including (1) a statement of research and teaching experience/interests, (2) curriculum vitae and (3) three letters of reference to the search committee: Audiology Search Committee, University of Utah, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEHS. Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0252.
Email applications are encouraged and should be sent to sharon.benavides@xxxxxxxxxxxx .
For information contact either:
Sharon Benavides, Administrative Officer, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEHS. Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0252; (801) 585-8543. sharon.benavides@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Susan Naidu, Ph.D., CCC-A, Associate Professor (Clinical) & Director of Au.D. Program, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEHS. Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0252; (801) 585-8543. susan.naidu@xxxxxxxxxxxx
The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/_expression_, disability or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about eh University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801)581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a (strong or demonstrated) commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Sarah Hargus Ferguson, Ph.D., CCC-A
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Utah
390 South 1530 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Speech Perception Laboratory: 801-585-0036