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Faculty (Audiology)

Faculty (Audiology)


OVERVIEW: Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of Deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.


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Faculty (Audiology)

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Human Services and Sciences



The Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences in the School of Human Services and Sciences seeks applicants for a full-time pre-tenure-track or tenure-track faculty position in the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program. Applicants will be committed to: teaching Doctor of Audiology courses and Ph.D. level courses in the Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences; conducting research in their area(s) of expertise; and engaging in service to the program, University and profession. Opportunities for clinical teaching and supervision may also be available. The position is contingent on funding.


Job Description: 

Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. The Doctor of Audiology program, accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Programs (CAA), strives to train deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing graduate students to become audiologists who are uniquely prepared to meet the needs of a diverse clientele. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.


  • Teach courses in the Doctor of Audiology program, with opportunities to teach other courses supported by the Department of Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences.

  • Advise graduate students, mentor research students, serve on or chair Ph.D. dissertation work, and work collaboratively with faculty, clinical educators, and department staff.

  • Engage in research in the discipline.

  • Participate in department, school, university, and other faculty and professional service

  • Establish and maintain a positive and supportive working relationship with co-workers and supervisors.

  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and participate in activities and workshops to foster continuous learning.

  • Serves as a mandatory reporter under Title IX; and commits to completing Title IX training and other compliance requirements annually. 

  • Performs related and other duties as needed.

  • Opportunities for clinical teaching and supervision may also be available. 


  • An earned terminal research degree in Audiology, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences or a related field or an ABD candidate with expectations of dissertation completion within one year of hire.

  • Eligibility for DC Audiology Licensure and/or ASHA CCC-A preferred.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in: Cochlear Implants, Aural Rehabilitation, and Amplification.

  • Candidates must demonstrate a research line compatible with teaching and mentoring AuD and Ph.D. students.

  • Preferred candidates will have knowledge of and experience in research, teaching, and/or clinical work in culturally and linguistically diverse settings.

  • The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and a desire for collaboration within the field and across professions.

  • Fluency in American Sign Language is desirable; applicants who are not fluent must be willing to learn.

Rank and Salary: Rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment will be for the regular nine-month academic year with the possibility of adding up to two summer months.

Starting Date: August 2024 or until filled.

Required Documents: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions, please contact Interested applicants should submit the following:

(Upload all to the Resume/CV attachment field during the application process)

  • Official graduate transcripts.

  • Curriculum vitae.

  • Letter of application explaining why you are a good fit for this position and Gallaudet.

  • Names and contact information of three references [we will solicit letters for candidates who advance beyond the first round]

  • One-page diversity statement.

  • A statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages).

  • For applicants with previous teaching experience, evidence of teaching quality (e.g., course evaluations, peer observation, formal or informal feedback). Select from the most recent teaching experiences.

  • A statement of research interests (1-2 pages) that outlines a plan for how your research could be conducted in Gallaudet’s unique environment. Other materials that support your qualifications for this position.


Other Important Information:

  • The successful candidate will undergo a background check that must be cleared prior to working at Gallaudet University.


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Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, hearing status, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other unlawful basis. This policy is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and other applicable laws and applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees including, but not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, reappointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff, furlough, and termination, compensation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 6822342839

Application Deadline : 8/31/2024

Contact Name : Dr. Jared Cater

Contact Address : 800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

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