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University of Utah Assistant or Associate Professor - Tenure Track in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Assistant or Associate Professor - Tenure Track

Department 00199 - Communication Sci & Disorders

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin August 16, 2019

Details

Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Audiology. Full-time tenure-track, 9-month position beginning August 16, 2019. Desirable areas of specialization include auditory neuroscience, electrophysiology, cochlear implant, amplification and vestibular assessment and rehabilitation. Other areas will also be considered.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Audiology or related area. Clinical certification/licensure in audiology preferred, but not required. Applicants should have strong evidence of research activity and potential and commitment to effective teaching and service. Prior university research/teaching experience is desirable.

Responsibilities: Develop research program, provide classroom instruction, pursue external funding, advise students in Au.D. and Ph.D. programs in Audiology and serve on departmental and university committees.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Laboratory space and start-up funds are available to support faculty research.

http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/91635

Contact information:

Sarah Ferguson, PhDAssociate ProfessorSearch Committee ChairUniversity of Utah

Communication Sciences and Disorders

390 South 1530 East, Suite 1201

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-585-6776

Sarah.ferguson@hsc.utah.edu

University/Program: The University of Utah is a Doctoral/Research Extensive University with 31,000 students from every state and over 100 foreign countries. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (www.health.utah.edu/csd/) is located in the College of Health and currently includes 20 full-time faculty, 245 undergraduate students and 143 graduate students. Both the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology programs are CAA accredited. Our Speech-Language Hearing Clinic and affiliated medical centers provide excellent opportunities for research.

Community: Salt Lake City is a beautiful city of 250,000 in a major metropolitan area of 1.5 million, nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Utah’s great outdoors are close by, offering activities from world class skiing, hiking, and mountain biking in the spectacular canyons surrounding the city. The city is cosmopolitan with theater, the arts, sports, entertainment and nightlife. The Wasatch Front has an award winning transit system, allowing easy access to all parts of Salt Lake County and areas surrounding. Salt Lake City has been consistently rated as one of the best cities in the United States to live and work.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801)581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a (strong or demonstrated) commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Application: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application including (1) a statement of research and teaching experience/interests, (2) curriculum vitae and (3) three letters of reference to the search committee: Audiology Search Committee, University of Utah, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEHS . Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0252.

Email applications are encouraged and should be sent to sharon.benavides@hsc.utah.edu .

For information contact:

Sarah Hargus Ferguson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chair of Search Committee: 801-585-6776. sarah.ferguson@hsc.utah.edu

Open Date 04/25/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Requisition Number PRN02255F

Type Faculty

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