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Assistant Professor in Audiology (Tenure Track)

Assistant Professor in Audiology (Tenure Track)

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

General Description

The School of Audiology (SOA) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University seeks candidates with research experience who are excited to advance audiology education to meet the changing needs of the future. Candidates should complement existing interests in the school and contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates with clinical and simulation interests and expertise are especially encouraged to apply. The position is an 11-month, tenure track position. Start date is flexible but August 2022 is preferred. Join our innovative team in the beautiful Willamette Valley and: (a) Teach in the AuD program, both didactically and clinically; (b) Develop and maintain a line of scholarship that results in dissemination and includes mentoring student scholarship (c) Support the educational mission and vision of the school, according to the needs of the school; and (d) Engage in service to the school, college, university, community, and profession. Interprofessional education opportunities abound and are encouraged.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Traits

Qualified candidates must have: (a) Earned research doctorate (PhD, PhD/AuD, or EdD) in audiology, hearing science, or related field; (b) Oregon audiology license; individuals who do not yet hold but are eligible for an Oregon audiology license may be considered but the license must be acquired before the start date; (c) Commitment to interprofessional health care education and service delivery, in keeping with the mission and vision of the College of Health Professions.  The opportunity to provide direct clinical service while also mentoring students is available.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Traits

All areas of professional expertise will be considered if supportive of the overall growth of the School of Audiology and its AuD program and clinic. Desirable experience and traits include (a) Teaching experience, preferably at the university level; (b) Clinical supervision experience, preferably at the university level; and (c) Scholarship commensurate with the level of experience. ASHA CCC-A and/or ABA Board Certification in Audiology is a plus.

Working Conditions | Typical university teaching, administrative, and clinical environment. Modified block-curriculum teaching format. Clinical service delivery, supervision, and teaching conducted during fall, spring, and summer semesters.


Confidential inquiries are welcome. Application must be submitted online and materials include: (1) letter of application, (2) CV/resume, (3) statement of teaching and clinical education philosophy (separate from letter of application), and (4) complete contact information for three professional references. Upload applications electronically at .  Please contact Dr. Marcin Wróblewski, Search Committee Chair, with questions:

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and continue until position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Application materials will be screened and candidates selected for interview will be notified by telephone or email. The hiring process may consist of multiple interviews and can last several weeks. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and passing a background check.

School of Audiology | The SOA, established in 2012, is housed in the Tuality 7th Avenue Medical Plaza. The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree program utilizes an accelerated three-year (121 credits), block-curriculum model. State of the art facilities include media classrooms, simulation and teaching labs. Collaboration opportunities are plentiful within the University and with the NCRAR and OHSU in Portland.  Approximately 80 audiology students across three cohorts participate in interprofessional education with other students in the college including Athletic Training, Dental Hygiene, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy. Pacific University's Health Professions campus, located in the Hillsboro Health and Education District, is 15 miles west of downtown Portland and easily accessible by public transit.

We are dedicated to providing services that are authentic, holistic, equity minded, and responsive. Pacific University continues to develop our equity practices with a particular focus on racial equity.

Studies have shown that candidates that are female and/or BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet all of the qualifications they find in the job description. We are seeking the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be a person who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every minimum qualification described or are unsure if your experience could be considered related experience.


Pacific University is a small, but diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Tracing its roots to 1849, when it was chartered as a school for orphans of the Oregon Trail, Pacific has long been devoted to making a difference in the world. Today, students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as an office in Honolulu. In addition, a variety of Pacific University health and eye clinics throughout the Portland area serve patients and provide students with practical experience.

At Pacific University, students and faculty engage in discovery through close, nurturing relationships that provide extraordinary learning experiences. International study, service learning, internships and co-curricular activities have been integral parts of the education of nearly 28,000 alumni worldwide who share in the Boxer spirit.


It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status, or any other protected classification recognized by applicable law, in admission, access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other applicable state or federal law, or city ordinance. Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116,

Additional Info

Contact Name : Wendy Hanks

Contact Address : 333 SE 7th Ave Suite 4450, School of Audiology

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 5033522697

Application Deadline : 11/1/2021

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