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audiology faculty position - University of Utah

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University of Utah

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders

2014 Audiology Faculty Search Announcement


Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Audiology. Full-time tenure-track, 9-month position beginning August 16, 2015. Desirable areas of specialization include amplification, vestibular assessment and rehabilitation, cochlear implants, electrophysiology, and industrial audiology. Other areas will also be considered.


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Audiology or related area. Clinical certification/licensure in audiology preferred. Applicants should have strong evidence of research activity and potential and commitment to effective teaching and service. Prior university research/teaching experience is desirable.


Responsibilities: Develop research program, provide classroom instruction, pursue external funding, advise students in Au.D. and Ph.D. programs in Audiology and serve on departmental and university committees.


Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. Laboratory space and start-up funds are available to support faculty research.


University/Program: The University of Utah is a Doctoral/Research Extensive University with 31,000 students from every state and over 100 foreign countries. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (www.health.utah.edu/csd/) is located in the College of Health and currently includes 20 full-time faculty, 245 undergraduate students and 143 graduate students. Both the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology programs are CAA accredited. Our Speech-Language Hearing Clinic and affiliated medical centers provide excellent opportunities for research.


Community: Salt Lake City is a beautiful city of 250,000 in a major metropolitan area of 1.5 million, nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Utah’s great outdoors are close by, offering activities from world class skiing, hiking, and mountain biking in the spectacular canyons surrounding the city. The city is cosmopolitan with theater, the arts, sports, entertainment and nightlife. The Wasatch Front has an award winning transit system, allowing easy access to all parts of Salt Lake County and areas surrounding. Salt Lake City has been consistently rated as one of the best cities in the United States to live and work.


Application: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application deadline for interviews is January 11, 2014.


For information contact either:


Sharon Benavides, Administrative Officer, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEHS. Salt Lake City, Utah 84112; (801) 581-6726. sharon.benavides@xxxxxxxxxxxx




Sarah Hargus Ferguson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chair of Search Committee:  801-585-6776, sarah.ferguson@xxxxxxxxxxxx.


The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/_expression_, disability or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801)581-8365.


The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a (strong or demonstrated) commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.





Sarah Hargus Ferguson, Ph.D., CCC-A

Associate Professor

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

University of Utah

390 South 1530 East

Room 1201

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Office: 801-585-6776

Speech Perception Laboratory: 801-585-0036