Subject: Faculty Position, AUDIOLOGY (All Ranks), University of Western Ontario From: "Ewan A. Macpherson" <ewan.macpherson@xxxxxxxx> Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 10:19:26 -0500 List-Archive:<http://lists.mcgill.ca/scripts/wa.exe?LIST=AUDITORY>
Faculty of Health Sciences School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty Position, AUDIOLOGY (All Ranks) The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Faculty of Health Sciences at The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) Assistant Professor or tenured Associate or Professor appointment with teaching and research interests in one of the following two areas. The first area relates to pediatric (re)habilitation, management, and/or intervention. The candidate's expertise may include but not be limited to educational audiology, communication development, or management of pediatric hearing disorders including sensorineural hearing loss, auditory processing disorders, and/or auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder. The second area relates to audiological assessment, diagnosis, and/or intervention with adults. The candidate's expertise may include but not be limited to medical pathologies, vestibular disorders, and/or tinnitus assessment and management. Applicants with strengths in other areas of audiology also will be considered. Clinical certification and/or the ability to participate in teaching within clinical coursework also will be considered as strengths. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in audiology, hearing science or a related discipline. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and sustaining a dynamic program of research and teaching, and providing service to relevant university and community activities. Candidates will be expected to supervise graduate student research. The successful candidate will hold a primary appointment in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and have an affiliation with the National Centre for Audiology. Potential collaborative links also could include the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Faculty of Social Science, Faculty of Education, Lawson Health Research Institute, Robarts Research Institute, and the Brain and Mind Institute, among others. The successful candidate will strengthen the research mission of the University through her or his initiatives in disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary hearing research with these or other partners. The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers masterís level degrees in audiology and speech- language pathology, and participates in the UWO Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences that offers both MSc and PhD degree programs. Individual faculty members also collaborate with and/or supervise students in psychology, otolaryngology, engineering, and neurosciences. The School maintains the clinical and research-oriented H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic. The Clinic also functions as a service provider associated with the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services for the Preschool Speech and Language and Infant Hearing Programs. It is anticipated that the candidate will make a significant contribution to the UWO Graduate Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in terms of graduate student research supervision and mentoring, recruiting the strongest graduate students, increasing its capacity for expansion, and contributing to the overall quality and excellence of this robust graduate program. The candidate also may play a central role in strengthening the integration of basic and applied clinical sciences within the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the NCA, the Infant Hearing Program, and the H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic. The effective date of the appointment may be as early as the 1st July 2012. Interested applicants should forward a letter of application outlining relevant research, teaching, clinical, and administrative experience and interests, together with a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses and contact information for three referees to: Dr. J.B. Orange, Director School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Faculty of Health Sciences Room 1510 Elborn College The University of Western Ontario London, Ontario N6A 1H1 http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/ The deadline for receipt of applications is April 5, 2012. Please quote number HS 120 on all correspondence. Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.