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Assistant Professor - Term

Assistant Professor - Term

DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science

Position Description

Applications are invited for a 12-month, full-time, term-track Assistant Professor position within the Program of Audiology, Division of Communicative Disorders, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Communicative Disorders, University of Louisville School of Medicine. This is a full-time position beginning August 1, 2024, with an earlier start date negotiable. Salary is commensurate with background and experience.


Position Responsibilities:

As part of our vision and commitment to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to 1) teach coursework and mentor graduate students in research capstone projects (~50% effort, negotiable) and 2) provide clinical services and graduate clinical supervision (~50% effort, negotiable). The candidate will also be expected to participate in faculty meetings, admissions, and other program service responsibilities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must hold a doctoral degree in Audiology (PhD or AuD with experience in an academic setting preferred, ABD considered pending completion of degree requirements), or a related field, by Fall 2024.
  • The Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) and eligibility for state licensure are required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with successful university teaching
  • Interprofessional work experience in a medical setting
  • Graduate clinician supervision experience
  • Teaching and/or clinical experience/expertise in genetics, amplification, clinical techniques/diagnostics, professional issues in audiology (licensure, etc.) and practice management (All areas of teaching experience will be considered!).


Program Information

The Division of Communicative Disorders includes the programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The Audiology program at the University of Louisville developed and implemented one of the first Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree programs in the country. The program is located in the heart of the University of Louisville Health Sciences Campus and provides an exciting educational experience in a dynamic medical environment. Approximately 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Au.D. program. The Program has six full-time academic faculty and works with seven primary full-and part-time clinicians, operating several clinical sites in the Medical Center complex in downtown and suburban Louisville, KY.


About the City and the University

Louisville is a progressive community of around 620,000 people with a robust economy, a vibrant arts scene, a nationally ranked public school system, and a rich history infused with southern hospitality. Situated on the banks of the Ohio River, the largest city of Kentucky boasts a cost of living that is substantially lower than the national average, with a broad range of affordable housing options from high-rise apartments and historic Victorian homes to suburban communities and rural farms.


The University of Louisville strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness that empowers us all to achieve our highest potential without fear of prejudice or bias and are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community, and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to this mission. University of Louisville is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for promoting the careers of women (https://louisville.edu/advance) and is among institutions of higher education recognized for excellence in diversity with the INSIGHT into Diversity HEED Award. UofL also earned five out of five stars from the Campus Pride Index for LGBTQ-friendly policies, programs, and practices. Additional information about UofL’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is available at http://louisville.edu/diversity/. UofL provides excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits, tenure clock extension, and dual career support.


Application Instructions

Review of applications will commence November 1st, 2023, will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include the following:


  • a cover letter indicating applicant’s interest in the position
  • a curriculum vitae (including the names and contact information of at least three referees)
  • a research statement
  • a teaching statement
  • a diversity statement that articulates the candidate’s track record and plans related to advancing diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Please apply online at https://uofl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UofLCareerSite/job/Health-Sciences-Center/Assistant-Professor-of-Audiology-Term-Track_R101356 . Application materials may also be emailed to: angela.smith@louisville.edu. Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Shae Morgan at shae.morgan@louisville.edu with questions about the position.

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