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Endowed Chair Position - University of Louisville

Dear colleagues,

It is my pleasure to bring the following job opening to your attention.



The University of Louisville School of Medicine (established 1837) invites nominations and applications for the position of Heuser Hearing Research Endowed Chair. The Endowed Chair is a collaboration between the School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, and The Edith and Henry Heuser Hearing Research Institute. It is designated for research focusing on the etiology, prevention, treatment, and/or pathophysiology of deafness/hearing loss and /or its biological, psychological, and social consequences. 

The Heuser Hearing Institute (HHI), established in 2001, is a comprehensive regional âCenter of Excellenceâ which includes audiological, vestibular, ear-related medical, early education and research components. HHI specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adults who experience hearing and/or balance issues, as well as, having an early childhood education program for children with hearing loss and speech delays. The Heuser Hearing Research Endowed Chair will have access to HHI patients and students (pediatrics to geriatrics) who could be potential research subjects. For further information about Heuser Hearing Institute and the myriad services offered on its campus visit their website at www.heuserhearinginstitute.org.
The academic rank of this tenure track position is open (Assistant Professor to Professor). The candidate must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D and an outstanding academic record. The selected candidate will be a nationally recognized scholar with a vigorous research program as evidenced by significant federal funding. A demonstrated record of collaborative research is essential, as one of the goals is for the individual to build a research presence within the Heuser Hearing Institute that contributes to the Instituteâs existing research, clinical and/or educational activities. 

Applicants must apply online at www.louisville.edu/jobs for position # 27429 by attaching a current curriculum vitae documenting research, education and administrative experience. Applicants should also submit a cover letter describing a vision for promotion of excellence in research, along with the names and contact information of four references, by e-mail to Ms. Carmel Mackin at carmel.mackin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Review of applications will begin in September and will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Pavel Zahorik, Ph.D.
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Life Sciences Building, Room 347
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY  40292
502 852 3843  Voice
502 852 8904  Fax