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Open-rank tenure-track audiology position available at UConn

University of Connecticut

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

OPEN RANK  Asst/Associate/Full Professor


The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences invites applications for a full-time, open rank, tenure-track faculty position. The Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) Department offers graduate training programs in audiology and speech-language pathology, both CAA-accredited. The department has 14 faculty members, 350 undergraduate and 125 graduate students.  The SLHS Department is a key component of the UCONN Cognitive Sciences Program and a participating department in the interdisciplinary training program funded by a National Science Foundation IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training) grant (igert.cogsci.uconn.edu).

The successful candidate will be expected to obtain external funding, to conduct and publish research, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in audiology.  This individual will also participate in the administration of departmental programs, advise undergraduate and graduate students, supervise research activities of Au.D. and Ph.D. students, and participate in outreach and service activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in audiology or related field or equivalent foreign terminal degree at the time of appointment; a proven record of excellence in teaching; an established, successful research program; evidence of ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience; evidence of ability to foster a collegial working atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in audiology with CCC-A; current rank of Full or Associate Professor; expertise in prevention and/or management of hearing loss (although strong candidates in other areas of audiology will be considered); track record of success in obtaining external funding; evidence of service to the field or profession through leadership in professional organizations, editorial activities, university service, etc.

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2014.  The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of work at the UCONN Health Center in nearby Farmington, CT.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Storrs campus is located in rural Connecticut, 30 minutes from Hartford and 60 minutes from Providence, RI, between Boston (90 minutes away) and New York City (2 ½ hours away).

To apply, send letter of application, with a curriculum vitae, and copies of relevant research reports and publications to Husky Hire [http://www.jobs.uconn.edu].  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  For more information regarding the Department of SLHS please visit the department website at [http://slhs.uconn.edu/].  Please contact Dr. Jennifer Tufts (email: jennifer.tufts@xxxxxxxxx) for other inquiries. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable acceptable candidate is found.

At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community. We actively encourage women, people with disabilities, and members of minority groups to apply.  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.