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Fwd: Heuser Hearing Research Endowed Chair

Dear List -

Please see the below announcement from Martha Bickford, University of
Louisville, concerning an endowed chair at the Heuser Hearing


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Bickford,Martha E. <martha.bickford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 22:45
Subject: Heuser Hearing Research Endowed Chair
To: "dpwe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <dpwe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Dear Dr. Ellis,

I am on the search committee for the position described in the
attached ad.ÂI am hoping that you can distributeÂthe adÂto your
colleagues on the auditory list.ÂThank you in advance for your help in
our recruiting efforts. Best Regards, Martha

Martha Bickford, Ph.D.
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY


The University of Louisville School of Medicine (established 1837)
invites nominations andapplications 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

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

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.