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Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology

Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at the University of Florida  is recruiting up to two (2) Audiology faculty positions at the assistant or associate rank. These full-time (1.0 FTE), tenure-track, 12-month positions are expected to start in the spring 2023. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established department that has expertise in aging and ototoxicity, binaural hearing, cochlear implants, language development in children with hearing loss, neurodiagnostics, interoperative monitoring, and psychoacoustics.   

The ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, research, and service in a dynamic academic health center environment. The department is committed to hiring and supporting candidates who will contribute both collaboratively and independently to externally funded research. Competitive candidates will be principal investigators of extramurally funded research projects or demonstrate potential to develop such a record. In addition, the candidates will be expected to teach upper-division undergraduate and graduate level courses that support audiology and hearing sciences. They will also engage in a range of service activities including student mentorship and participation on departmental and college committees.  

Qualifications:  Ideal candidates will have a strong record or potential of conducting audiology research that complements and enhances existing department. Candidates will also demonstrate a strong commitment to grant writing and effective teaching and mentoring. Candidates should have a record of academic accomplishments, independent grant funding, scholarly recognition, teaching excellence, and leadership responsibilities to warrant appointment at the level of associate professor.

Minimum Requirements:  The position requires a PhD in audiology, hearing sciences, or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:  An AuD and PhD in audiology, hearing sciences, or closely related field. Successful candidates at the Associate Professor level must have a strong track record or external grant funding. For hires at the Assistant Professor level, potential to develop such a record should be demonstrated.


UF SLHS:  The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is one of eight departments in the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) and is well integrated within the UF Health Science Center, thereby offering faculty a wealth of opportunities for scholarly collaborations.  The department offers three degrees: Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Master of Art’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders (the degree program for speech-language pathology), and Bachelor of Health Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  The College of PHHP also offers a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, which includes a concentration in Communication and Swallowing Sciences and Disorders.  Faculty members have access to a college level instructional design team that provides them with expert support in course development and delivery.  A dedicated experienced research core for grant development and submission and post-grant management supports department research.  

Additional Information: The University of Florida ( is a Top 5 ranked comprehensive research-extensive public university that includes a full range of academic departments and programs. The College of Public Health and Health Professions ( is one of sixteen colleges at the University of Florida and part of the UF Health System.  The UF Health System and the flagship UF Health Science Center ( is comprised of six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus that includes the colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine.  

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.  If an accommodation is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD).  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.  Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Sterling Sheffield, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A

Contact Address : Dept. of Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, 1225 Center Drive, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-7420

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (352) 273-6161

Instructions : To view the job posting online, go to Details - Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology (; Job# 522859. Qualified candidates should submit an application, which includes a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), a letter that describes teaching, research, service, and career interests, and contact information for three references. All applications should address the candidate’s commitment to, accomplishments, and plans for enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion and access within the college’s educational units, the University of Florida and in the profession of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Application Deadline : 9/30/2022

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