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Clinical Assistant Professor - Audiology Clinical Educator

Clinical Assistant Professor - Audiology Clinical Educator

DISCIPLINE Audiology

Position Summary The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education at Utah State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track appointment in Audiology (AUD) at the Clinical Assistant Professor level beginning October 2020. The successful candidate will be a member of the AUD Clinical Education Program team supervising graduate students in clinical service delivery and providing direct services in the Hearing and Balance Clinic. Review of applicants will begin September 15, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

Position Responsibilities: 

1.Provide clinical education and student supervision using evidence-based best practices in the USU Hearing and Balance Clinic. 

2.Provide comprehensive direct-to-consumer hearing assessment and hearing aid (e.g., hearing aid selection/fitting/verification/validation) services and comprehensive balance assessment (e.g., VNG, VEMP, Rotary Chair, VHit, Posturography). 

3.Model and mentor graduate students in the implementation of interprofessional practice, person-centered care, and strategic practice management 

4.Teach academic coursework as needed, typically 1-2 courses per academic year. 

5.As a member of the Clinical Education team, collaborate in patient/physician educational outreach/support, maintain and implement current evidence-based clinical protocols, assure compliance with clinic policies and procedures, and maintain clinical records as required by CAA program accreditation 

6.Provide service to department, university, community, state, and profession 

Minimum Qualifications: 

•Doctor of Audiology degree 

•Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Audiology 

•Current (or eligible to hold) Utah State licensure in Audiology •Minimum of one year of experience as an AUD-CCC 

•Proficiency in adult diagnostic assessment and amplification procedures 

•Experience in balance/vestibular assessment 

•Excellent problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, counseling, oral, and written communication skills •Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work independently 

•Ability to think strategically and to recognize new opportunities 

Preferred Qualifications: 

•Proficiency in balance/vestibular assessments 

•Experience in tele-audiology service delivery 

•Two or more years of experience as an AUD-CCC 

•Clinical supervisory experience 

•Experience in a CAA-accredited academic program 

•Experience working with inter-professional initiatives in human service fields 

•Experience with AUD billing, tracking, and electronic medical record software 

Along with your on-line application, please attach: 

•A cover letter •A curriculum vita Inquiries may be directed to the committee chair, Cache Pitt (435 797-9311 or cache.pitt@usu.edu). To view this job or apply please visit: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/intro. Job id: 2020-2889 or click here to go directly to the listing. 

Department Highlights The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education offers campus and online bachelor’s degrees in communicative disorders, master’s degrees in speech-language pathology and deaf education, a clinical doctorate in audiology, and PhD participation in disability disciplines and neuroscience. A state-of-the-art and complete hearing and balance clinic is housed in the new interprofessional Sorenson Center for Clinical Excellence. Audiology, speech-language pathology, and deaf education students also benefit from Sound Beginnings, a listening and spoken language program for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our academic and clinical training program has a strong positive state and national reputation. 

College Highlights 

The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education is in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The college has the privilege of high national rankings including: 

•Number 1 college of education in Utah for the 20th year in a row 

•Number 29 on the National List of Best Education Schools •Number 6 nationally in Best Online Master’s in Education programs 

•Number 12 nationally in funded research with $41.8 million 

•Number 29 on U.S. News and World Reports “America’s Best Graduate Schools” 

•Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good. 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. 

USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination). The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266. For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov. Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Utah State University

Contact Address : 2620 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

Contact Email : cache.pitt@usu.edu

Contact Phone : (435) 797-9311

Instructions : To view this job or apply please visit: https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/intro. Job id: 2020-2889

Application Deadline : 11/30/2020

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