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Clinical Assistant Professor of Instruction of Audiology & Clinic Director

Clinical Assistant Professor of Instruction of Audiology & Clinic Director

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Clinic Director

The University of South Florida (USF) Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is seeking a twelve-month Clinical Assistant Professor of Instruction of Audiology. Candidates who meet the preferred qualifications also have the opportunity to be appointed Audiology Clinic Director by the CSD Chair in consultation with the faculty.


The person in this position will primarily be responsible for providing direct clinical services and/or academic instruction such as supervision to Doctor of Audiology students in clinical practice in a university-based, billing clinic and/or developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses with a focus in Audiology. The USF CSD Hearing Clinic is located in Tampa, Florida and provides a wide range of adult and pediatric clinical services, including hearing evaluations and treatment (hearing aids, Osseo integrated devices, and cochlear implants), vestibular assessments and treatment, tinnitus evaluations and counseling, auditory processing evaluations, and electrophysiologic testing. Additional responsibilities include providing service to the university through faculty governance at the department, college, and/or university level and providing service outside the university to the community and/or profession. Opportunities to advance in rank are available based on experience.


The ideal candidate will be interested in the Audiology Clinic Director appointment. Clinic Director duties will include responsibility for daily clinical coordination and management of the USF CSD Hearing Clinic (5 full-time clinic faculty, 2 providers, and 4 clinical services support staff) as well as the Tampa General Hospital (TGH) Inpatient and Newborn Hearing Screening program (1 full-time provider, 2 audiology technicians), including but not limited to development and management of best-practice diagnostic and intervention strategies, management of supervisor and student schedules, annual billing and coding updates, revenue optimization, initialization and management of credentialing of audiologists and providers, and general clinic management. The Clinic Director will also serve as a member of the Executive Committee and Au.D. Program Admissions Committee. Performance of these additional responsibilities is factored into the applicant’s full-time equivalent effort and accompanied by an annual stipend.


The applicant must be licensed to practice in Florida (or have applied for that licensing) before the position start date December 21, 2022 or earlier.


How to Apply

To apply, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/careers and search for Job ID 31595. Please submit:

Cover Letter & Curriculum Vitae


Minimum Qualifications:

• Au.D. or Ph.D. in Audiology, Hearing Science, or related field

• Holds or eligible for Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC-A)

• Licensure or eligible for Florida Audiology License

• Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction


Preferred Qualifications:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Instruction

• At least five years’ experience as a clinical audiologist providing direct patient care.

• At least three years’ experience precepting Audiology students.

• Teaching experience in a Doctor of Audiology program at an accredited University.

Clinic Director

• Experience directing and evaluating clinical procedures, including patient care delivery, HIPAA compliance, technologies, staffing levels and overall clinic management.

• Experience providing direct clinical supervision to Audiologists engaged in patient care services to ensure that acceptable standards of practice are met, including the development of best-practice diagnostic and intervention strategies.

• Experience managing the hiring, evaluation, productivity, and professional development of staff and audiology providers.

• Interpersonal experience acting as a liaison with other departments, physicians, and other specialists, and outside agencies.

• Involvement in maintaining relationships with hearing aid manufacturer representatives to insure optimum pricing, ongoing product updates, and continuing education opportunities.

• Knowledge in the areas of coding and billing, understanding CMS fee schedules, referrals, and insurance authorizations

About CSD


CSD is well positioned within the University to continue its positive trajectory. CSD is housed within the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS). CBCS is a research-intensive college committed to community-based work derived from evidenced-based practices. This strong ethos of research-to-practice positions CSD well to achieve its mission of “Creating pathways to communication by bridging research to practice.” Moreover, shared interests among departments of Aging Studies, Social Work, Child and Family Studies, Engineering, and Otolaryngology afford multiple opportunities for collaboration and cross-disciplinary fertilization. within the supportive College infrastructure.


CSD faculty include speech language pathologists, audiologists, sign language interpreters, scholars of Deaf culture, linguists, hearing scientists, speech scientists and psychologists. The department considers communication issues from both humanistic and medical perspectives, providing multidisciplinary perspectives on issues such as language, literacy, hearing, and speech. To do this, CSD collaborates across USF with entities such as USF Health and Biomedical Engineering.


CSD’s efforts are multifaceted. It houses multiple undergraduate and graduate programs including M.S., AU.D., Ph.D. and combined AU.D./Ph.D degree programs. Speech and Hearing Clinics provide evidence-based interventions in a context that trains students for cutting-edge clinical work in a variety of settings. Notably, the department is also home to an American Sign Language(ASL) interpreter training program, an ASL interpreter referral agency, and the Bolesta Center which provides listening and spoken language support to individuals with hearing loss across the lifespan.


CSD Department Success

Our Au.D program is ranked #18 in the USNWR and our MS SLP program is ranked #55. Numerous faculty are ASHA fellows. CSD has a diverse portfolio of funded research from NIH, NSF, Department of Defense, Department of Education, and Industry sponsors. CSD's research profile remains impressive with approximately $11,500,000 in active sponsored projects.


“The College of Behavioral and Community Sciences at USF celebrates diversity and inclusive excellence in alignment with our Principles of Community. We believe our future success as an institution requires that we attract and retain a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. All job decisions at USF are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.”

Additional Info

Contact Name : Lisa Hansel

Contact Email : lisahansel@usf.edu

Instructions : To apply, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/ careers and search for Job ID 31595.

Please submit:
 Cover Letter
 Curriculum Vitae

Application Deadline : 9/12/2022

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