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Professor of Audiology/Hearing Science

Professor of Audiology/Hearing Science

Professor of Audiology/Hearing Science

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa is seeking applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position in Audiology/Hearing Science.


The ideal candidate would have research expertise in one or more of the following areas: pediatric audiology, hearing enhancement technology (i.e., hearing aids, cochlear implants, and/or assistive listening devices), or auditory physiology/psychoacoustics. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and/or maintain an active research program, mentor doctoral (PhD and/or AuD) students, and teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in their area of expertise.


The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa is one of the top ranked programs in the nation. The Speech and Hearing Clinic provides high quality and comprehensive training opportunities for audiology graduate students and serves both adult and pediatric patients. The PhD program is robust and highly respected and enjoys strong support from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. CSD faculty actively collaborate with individuals from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences as well as with individuals from the Colleges of Medicine (Otolaryngology/Neurosurgery), Engineering, Public Health, and School of Music. Additionally, there are many other exciting and innovative programs available to faculty from CSD, including the Center for Development and Learning from Theory to Application, the multidisciplinary Center for Disabilities and Development, the Iowa Early Hearing Detection and Intervention program, and Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience.


Education Requirement:  Regardless of rank, successful candidates are required to have a PhD in Audiology/Hearing Science or a related field by August 2020.


Required Qualifications:

For Assistant Professor: Evidence of the potential to 1) develop a strong, fundable line of research; 2) teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate level.

For Associate/Full Professor: Evidence of 1) an active, productive, and externally funded research program; 2) effective teaching; 3) commitment to service at the university or professional level.


Desired Qualifications: 1) Clinical certification; 2) Demonstrated interest in working across disciplinary boundaries; 3) Evidence of leadership in university or professional contexts commensurate with rank.


Screening of applicants will begin Dec. 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73783.


For questions or additional information, contact: Carolyn J. Brown, PhD, Search Committee Chair at carolyn-brown@uiowa.edu.



The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Iowa are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Carolyn J. Brown

Contact Address : University of Iowa / Communication Sciences and Disorders / Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center 119C / Iowa City, IA 52242

Contact Email : carolyn-brown@uiowa.edu

Contact Phone : (319) 335-8734

Instructions : Screening of applicants will begin Dec. 1, 2019. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, research and teaching statements, and three letters of recommendation at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73783.

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