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Assistant Professor of Audiology

Assistant Professor of Audiology

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado is seeking an Assistant Professor of Audiology.  

Assistant Professor, tenure-track, 9-month appointment in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at the University of Northern Colorado. The position requires undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of graduate student research and advising, scholarly activity, and service.  A willingness to teach during the summer for additional compensation is highly desirable.

Minimum Qualifications: 

This position requires an earned doctorate (PhD) in Audiology or Hearing Science and/or a closely related field.  ABDs will be considered if the dissertation proposal has been accepted and the doctorate is received within one (1) year of the starting date.   

Preferred Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will possess:  

> Excellent interpersonal communication skills   

> Knowledge about and/or willingness to grow expertise in student-centered and culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, including effective practices for engaging racially minoritized students and first-generation students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional classrooms  

> A record of scholarly achievement and/or the potential to develop a scholarly program  

> An interest in and/or willingness to support community engagement  

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation for this position includes a salary range of $55,000-$65,000. Benefits include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Other benefits may be available based on position. 

Target Start Date: August 14, 2023   

Contact and Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin on November 28, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at and select “View/Apply for Faculty Positions” and then choose “Assistant Professor – Audiology.”   

Application documents to be submitted online are:  

A letter of application/cover letter  

A curriculum vitae  

A statement of your teaching experience and teaching philosophy  

A statement of your ideas for increasing or supporting diversity within Audiology (to be submitted in the “other document” category)  

A statement of your research interests (to be submitted in the “other document” category)  

Unofficial transcripts   

The names and contact information of at least three references   

If you have questions, please contact: Dr. Deanna Meinke, Search Committee Chair, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 140, 501 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80639 or   

Additional Requirements:   

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made.   

About the Institution:

Founded in 1889, UNC is a public doctoral research university committed to student success. We have a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in five colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, and Performing and Visual Arts.  

The University of Northern Colorado is Colorado’s leader in education. One of the major priorities of the campus is the implementation of the University strategic plan: Rowing not Drifting 2030 guides our direction and aspirations for the next decade. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the University of Northern Colorado strives to be the institution the state looks to as the future of higher education. Our students experience a personalized education grounded in the liberal arts and infused with the critical and creative inquiry; establish relationships with faculty and staff that nurture individual development; gain the skills and knowledge that promote upward mobility; and share a commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

About the College  

The College of Natural and Health Sciences offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in the natural, health, human and mathematical sciences. Our students benefit from mentoring by faculty who are national and international experts in their fields and from meaningful research opportunities in state-of-the-art facilities. Our graduates leave us with a first-class education that has prepared them to contribute to society whether they become health-care providers, educators, scientists, dietitians, speech-language pathologists, audiologists, sport administrators, rehabilitation counselors, mathematicians, athletic trainers, recreation program managers, public health practitioners or work in other public service-oriented fields. 

Institutional Values 

As you consider joining the UNC community, it is important to know that UNC is dedicated to strengthening and advancing our collective work related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We develop and learn more with a diverse team. Diversity encompasses differing perspectives, thoughts, and experiences. We value diversity in all forms and appreciate the contributions every individual makes to the UNC community. We expect members of our community to stretch their learning about race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion, and physical ability. When you join UNC, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-minded institution committed to meaningful collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners. 

Location and Community 

The University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, Colorado. The city has a population of 110,000 and is perfectly situated on the high plains with panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. One hour north of Denver and a little over an hour east of Rocky Mountain National Park, Greeley has a distinct small-town feel and a downtown that is designated as a Colorado Creative District. Further information can be found at Visit Greeley and U.S Census Quick Facts

Additional Information: 

This position is contingent on funding from the Colorado State Legislature and approval by the Board of Trustees and is subject to the policies and regulations of the University of Northern Colorado. Federal regulations require that the University retain all documents submitted by applicants. Materials will not be returned or copied for applicants. 

The University of Northern Colorado is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual preference or veteran status.  For more information or issues of equity or fairness or claims of discrimination contact the UNC AA/EEO/Title IX Officer at UNC Human Resource Services, Campus Box 54, Carter Hall 2002, Greeley, CO  80639, or call 970-351-2718. 


Additional Info

Contact Name : Deanna Meinke

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 970-351-1600

Application Deadline : 7/1/2023

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