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Assistant Professor position in Hearing Science/Audiology

FACULTY POSITION in Hearing Science/Audiology
Department of Speech and Hearing Science
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Position: The Department of Speech and Hearing Science (http://shs.illinois.edu) invites applications for an academic nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in hearing science/audiology. The position is available at the Assistant Professor rank.

Description: The Department seeks outstanding candidates with research expertise and potential for teaching excellence in hearing science/audiology. Candidates with specialization in any research topic related to hearing or auditory function are strongly encouraged to apply.  Areas of expertise could include: auditory development, auditory neuroscience, auditory cognition, psychoacoustics, assessment and intervention, amplification, or cochlear implants. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain
an externally funded program of research in hearing science/audiology relevant to health, aging, and/or disability.

Available: The position is available August 16, 2013.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold an earned research doctorate or equivalent terminal research degree in an appropriate field by August 2013. Postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. The search committee encourages applications and nominations of women and persons from underrepresented groups.
Responsibilities: Conduct and publish research in one’s chosen area of expertise as it relates to hearing science/audiology, obtain external funding in support of research endeavors, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise and direct student theses and dissertations, engage in professional and public service activities, and serve on department, college, and university committees.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: For full consideration an application must be received by January 18, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applications: Please create your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your letter of application that includes a statement of your research interests, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Candidates will be notified before letters of recommendation are requested.

For more information about the position, applicants may contact:

Charissa Lansing, Ph.D.
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Speech and Hearing Science
University of Illinois
901 South Sixth Street, Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-244-2539; Email: crl@xxxxxxxxxxxx
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. The administration, faculty, and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Fatima Husain, Ph.D.
Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Speech and Hearing Science,
the Neuroscience Program, and the Beckman Institute
University of Illinois