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Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Audiology

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor - Audiology

DISCIPLINE Audiology TYPE Faculty

Department CHP Audiology & Speech Pathology Requisition ID 2020-70905 Category Faculty Position Type Regular Full-Time Rank: Professorial appointment (assistant or associate professor), tenure track Functions and Responsibilities The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are searching for a team-oriented faculty member. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The faculty member will report to the program director of the audiology program in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and will have primary responsibilities of teaching AuD and PhD courses; conducting scholarly activity; directing student research; advising graduate students; participating in university, community and professional service, and supervising graduate students in clinical practicum as needed. The Programs The Doctor of Audiology program is 11-semesters in length and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. We also house the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders programs. UAMS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For further information about department and programs, please access our website: http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/audandspeechpathology/ The Setting UAMS is Arkansas’ only academic health center with seven institutes including the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Stephens Spine Institute, Jones Eye Institute, Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, Psychiatric Research Institute, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, and Translational Research Institute. The university has five colleges including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions (CHP) as well as a Graduate School of biomedical sciences. The College of Health Professions, which houses the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and 14 other programs with the potential for innovative interprofessional opportunities. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans. UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks: •Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family •Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave •Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only) •Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS •Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000 •Career Training and Educational Opportunities •Merchant Discounts •Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy Salary: Offered commensurate with experience Minimum Qualifications: 1. Ph.D. in audiology/hearing sciences (candidates within one year of completion of their doctoral degree requirements will be considered). 2. Eligibility for CCC-A. 3. Eligibility for licensure in the state of Arkansas. 4. Strong commitment to fulfill mission of the department, college, and university. Preferred Qualifications: 1. Expertise in the areas of amplification, balance assessment/treatment, and/or audiologic rehabilitation. 2. Minimum of one-year clinical experience as a practicing audiologist. 3. University or college teaching and student supervision experience. 4. Ability to develop and conduct an externally-funded research program. Physical Requirements: Stand; Frequently; Sit: Occasionally; Walk: Frequently; Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally; Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs; Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally; Talk: Frequently; Hear: Continuously; Taste or smell: Never; Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously; Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment; Noise Level: Moderate; Visual Requirements: Not required; Hazards: None This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. UAMS is an inclusive Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Sam Atcherson

Contact Address : ASP, UAMS, 4301 W. Markham St., #711, Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Email : sra@uams.edu

Contact Phone : 501-526-4235

Instructions : Application Process: Application with curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and names/contact information of three references are currently being accepted. Please scan all documents together as one file and upload at the time of application.

To be considered for this position, candidates must also create a profile using the "apply for this job online" link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Click Here to Apply: https://faculty-uams.icims.com/jobs/70905/job

Application Deadline : 1/30/2021

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