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FACULTY POSITION IN AUDIOLOGY
The School of Audiology and Speech Sciences at the University of British Columbia has an opening for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, starting July 1, 2012. Located in Vancouver, a vibrant multicultural city renowned for its natural beauty, UBC is among the best and largest of Canada's universities. The School (www.audiospeech.ubc.ca) is located in recently-renovated premises, and it provides ample research lab space and state-of-the-art teaching facilities. The School offers an intensive two-to-three-year program of graduate coursework (Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology), research, and supervised community-based clinical practice leading to the M.Sc. degree. It also offers Ph.D. and postdoctoral education. Duties of the new faculty member include instruction in Audiology -preferably in the areas of Hearing Science as well as Electrophysiological Measures of Hearing-, research, and service. The position requires: a Ph.D.; experience in university teaching and in student research supervision, preferably at the graduate level; a strong record of research productivity commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to applicants with research expertise in the neuroscience of hearing, with a focus on neuroimaging and neurophysiology; however, applicants with research expertise in other areas (such as cochlear implants and/or aural rehabilitation) may also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Interested persons should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a summary of research interests, reprints of representative publications that demonstrate significant contribution to the field (maximum of 4 reprints), and the names (email address, phone number and postal addresses) of three referees to: Valter Ciocca, Director, School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, UBC, 2177 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z3, Canada Fax: (604) 822-6569
[Email: director@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] prior to November 30, 2011.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Navid Shahnaz, Ph.D., Aud. (C)
School of Audiology & Speech Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of British Columbia
2177 Wesbrook Mall, Friedman Building
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3
Tel. 604- 822-5953
“U.S. News and World Report” profiles Audiology as one of the Best Careers for 2009.