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Audiology Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

Audiology Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

Wichita State University, an Innovation University transforming the world, is seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure-eligible, faculty position (assistant or associate rank) in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. A PhD or PhD/AuD in Audiology, Speech and Hearing Sciences, or a comparable area (will consider ABD) and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) are required.  Prior university teaching and research experience is preferred. All areas of emphasis will be considered, however, expertise in cochlear implants, clinical audiology, and/or vestibular testing is highly desirable.

The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program at Wichita State University is a 9-semester (three year accelerated) program with coursework offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. This faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in the AuD program, conducting research, supervising student capstone projects, and mentoring PhD students as needed.  Some clinical supervision of practicum experiences in-house could also be a portion of the responsibilities of this position.

Wichita State University is located in the largest metropolitan area in Kansas.  The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences is housed within the College of Health Professions, and offers the BA, MA, AuD and PhD degrees.  The state-of-the-art Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic provides both speech pathology and audiology diagnostic and therapy services.  Five clinical research labs (including one dedicated to audiology) are available for faculty and student endeavors. An Audiology Simulation Lab has been developed and is being expanded for student instruction and faculty research projects.

Wichita has vibrant music, art and theater offerings, and also a wide range of sports teams and venues.  Ranked 30th overall (among 150 cities) as “family friendly,” the cost of living in Wichita is affordable, and commuting time within the city is reasonable.

For more information, please contact Cynthia Richburg, PhD, CCC-A, AuD Program Coordinator, at (316) 978-6682 or

Here is the weblink to apply for the position: Wichita State University Employment Opportunities | Assistant or Associate Professor

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • PhD or PhD/AuD in Audiology, Speech & Hearing Sciences, or comparable area (will consider ABD)
  • CCC-A
  • Licensed or able to be licensed to practice as an Audiologist in Kansas
  • Clinical audiology experience
  • Evidence of engagement in research

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior teaching experience at university level
  • Prior research experience
  • Preferred clinical experience with cochlear implant mapping and/or advanced diagnostic skills

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to contribute positively to the collegial culture of the Department
  • Ability to teach courses in his or her field, with a commitment to promoting student scholarship in the classroom, clinic, labs, and research activities
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate work with colleagues and peers
  • Ability to work successfully with diverse populations
  • Strong, effective communication (both oral and written), organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, creative thinking, and counseling skills
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches

Wichita State University (WSU) does not discriminate in its employment practices, or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of age (40 years or older), ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. WSU also prohibits retaliation against any person making a complaint of discrimination or against any person involved or participating in the investigation of any such allegation. Sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination and are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, other federal law, and WSU policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding WSU’s non-discrimination policies: the Institutional Equity and Compliance Director (Telephone: (316) 978-3205), Title IX Coordinator (Telephone: (316) 978-5177), or Equal Opportunity Coordinator (Telephone: (316) 978-3186), each located at Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260, Human Resources Building. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Cynthia Richburg

Contact Address : Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Professions, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, KS 67260-0075

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : (316) 978-6682

Application Deadline : 5/31/2021

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