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Assistant Professor Audiology

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Assistant Professor Audiology

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

The AuD Program (part of the Department of Communication Disorders) at Cal State LA seeks to add another full-time, tenure track, faculty position in Audiology to our current thriving, successful, and collegial group of faculty. Cal State LA is one of four California State University campuses that offer an autonomous AuD degree. The Cal State LA AuD Program is located off the main campus in the adjacent city of Alhambra CA in a newly built-out facility that includes the Hearing & Balance Center with state-of-the-art equipment, classroom teaching spaces, and faculty offices.


Please see for the official university job description.

Assistant Professor of Audiology: although this is a nine month tenure-track position, the AuD Program is a year-round program, so there are multiple opportunities for summer employment.

Starting Date:

August 2024

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate (Ph.D., AuD., or equivalent) from an accredited institution in audiology, hearing and speech science, or closely related field is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/19/2024).

2) Evidence of expertise in one or more of the following areas: Amplification and Audiologic Rehabilitation; Business and Professional Issues in Audiology; Diagnostic Audiology; Audiology Across the Lifespan; or other relevant area represented in the Cal State LA Doctor of Audiology (AuD) curriculum.

3) Possession of, or immediate eligibility to attain and hold, California licensure both in audiology and hearing aid dispensing.

4) Evidence of scholarly achievement given career stage (for example, academic or professional presentations, publications in refereed journals, publication of textbooks) in Audiology or closely related area; and

5) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Dual earned doctorate (AuD and Ph.D. or equivalent) from an accredited institution in audiology, hearing and speech science, or closely related field.

2) Evidence of university teaching experience.

3) Expertise in the use of contemporary platforms for instructional technology.

4) Evidence of experience in: academic administration, curriculum management, and program development applicable to a university setting.

5) Possession, nearing completion, or eligibility for national certification in Audiology (either American Board of Audiology Certified or CCC-A) and

6) Possession of other related professional certifications.


The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to teach courses in areas of expertise in consultation with the Department Chair and to supervise audiology doctoral investigative projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical education in the Cal State LA Hearing and Balance Clinic.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.


Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience (anticipated hiring range: $81,840 - $84,408 annually).

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.

Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations. The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work, and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

The College:

The Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services offers specialized courses in audiology, child development, community health, community leadership, criminal justice, criminalistics, environmental health, exercise and human performance, food science and technology, forensic mental health, nursing, nutritional science, parenting, physical education, rehabilitation and therapeutic exercise, social work and speech-language pathology through the following academic schools and departments: Department of Child and Family Studies, Department of Communication Disorders, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Department of Public Health, School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, School of Kinesiology, Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing and School of Social Work.

The Department and AuD Program:

The Department of Communication Disorders offers programs leading to the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communication Disorders, and to the Doctor of Audiology (AuD). The Doctor of Audiology program was awarded full accreditation through 2032 by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) in June 2022 and will graduate its third cohort of Doctors of Audiology in May 2024. The AuD Program currently enrolls 45 students across four years of the program.

The AuD Program is located off-campus in a dedicated and newly renovated 12,000 sq ft space in the adjacent city of Alhambra, CA. It is a completely modern and unrivaled facility with four sound suites, an extensive array of hearing and balance assessment equipment, a classroom, conference room, and faculty offices.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Search Committee Chair as part of the online application found at “APPLY NOW” using the URL listed below: 

1) a cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.

2) a narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university.

3) a curriculum vitae.

Finalists will be required to submit:

*Official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

*A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies by an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). 


Deadline: For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by January 18, 2024. Applications received after the deadline may be considered.

To apply: please use this URL and click on “APPLY NOW”:

Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Peter Ivory) at: or 626-382-0254.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 626-382-0254

Instructions : To apply: please use this URL and click on “APPLY NOW”:

Application Deadline : 1/18/2024

Contact Name : Peter Ivory, AuD Program Director

Contact Address : 1000 S. Fremont Avenue
Bldg B-1, Suite B-10200
Alhambra CA 91803

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