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Assistant/Associate Professor - Audiology

Assistant/Associate Professor - Audiology

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

Overview 


Assistant/Associate Professor - Audiology

CHP Department Audiology & Speech Pathology

Category Faculty Position Type Regular Full-Time

Rank: Professorial appointment (assistant or associate professor), tenure track


The Department & Programs

The Doctor of Audiology program is 11-semesters in length and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. We also house the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders programs. UAMS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For further information about department and programs, please access our website:

https://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/audiology/


Responsibilities

 

Functions and Responsibilities

The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are searching for a team-oriented faculty member. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The faculty member will report to the audiology program director in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and will have primary responsibilities of teaching AuD and PhD courses; conducting scholarly activities; directing student research; advising graduate students; participating in university, community and professional service; and supervising graduate students in clinical practicum.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Ph.D. in audiology/hearing sciences (candidates within one year of completion of their doctoral degree requirements will be considered).

2. Eligibility for CCC-A.

3. Eligibility for licensure in the state of Arkansas.

4. Strong commitment to fulfill mission of the department, college, and university.


Preferred Qualifications:

1. Expertise in the area(s) of pediatrics, balance assessment/treatment, and/or audiologic rehabilitation.

2. Minimum of one-year clinical experience as a practicing audiologist.

3. University or college teaching and student supervision experience.

4. Ability to develop and conduct an externally-funded research program.


UAMS

 

The Setting

UAMS is Arkansas’ only academic health center with seven institutes including the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Stephens Spine Institute, Jones Eye Institute, Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, Psychiatric Research Institute, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, and Translational Research Institute. The university has five colleges including Health Professions (CHP), Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and a Graduate School. The College of Health Professions houses the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and 14 other programs with the potential for innovative interprofessional opportunities.


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans. UAMS has been ranked seventh nationally on an annual list of Best Employers for Diversity created by Forbes magazine.

The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


Salary: Offered commensurate with experience


Application Process

Application with curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/contact information of three references are currently being accepted. Please scan all documents together as one file and upload at the time of application. Please submit documents through the UAMS job portal. Follow this link to begin:

https://faculty-uams.icims.com/jobs/80887/assistant-associate-professor/job?mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300


Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Additional Info

Contact Name : Samuel Atcherson

Contact Email : SRAtcherson@uams.edu

Contact Phone : 501-526-4235

Instructions : To submit an application, go to this link: https://faculty-uams.icims.com/jobs/80887/assistant-associate-professor/job?mobile=false&width=750&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

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