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Faculty position at the University of Washington, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences


Please see the job posting below.  We are excited to invite applicants to join our team.


Julie Arenberg Bierer, Ph.D., CCC-A
Associate Professor
Dept. of Speech and Hearing Sciences
University of Washington
1417 NE 42nd Street, Box 354875
Seattle, WA 98105-6246
phone: 206-543-6640
facsimile: 206-543-1093
email: jbierer@xxxxxx

Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences



The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington is searching for a full-time tenure-track assistant or associate professor with expertise in hearing science and/or hearing disorders, who is committed to participating in the training of doctor of audiology students. Duties for this position include undergraduate and graduate teaching, scholarly research, directing student research, and participating in service activities.  Ph.D. or foreign equivalent is required. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, research productivity, and potential for external funding are prerequisites for the position.  Applicants will be considered in any area of hearing research including, but not limited to:

  • Impact of hearing loss and/or hearing assistive technology on human communication across the lifespan
  • Auditory development in infants and children with or without hearing loss
  • Multidisciplinary approaches to hearing science that incorporate psychology, engineering, biology and/or linguistics
  • The dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practice in audiology


The successful candidate will be able to complement our existing strengths in research and teaching and will have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in groups of faculty or other scientists.

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences has close ties with related units on campus, including the Departments of Linguistics and Psychology; the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center; the Autism Center; the Integrated Brain Imaging Center; the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences; the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center; and the Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Base salary (nine-month academic year) is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; a full range of fringe benefits is available. Send a letter of application including a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, up to five publication reprints, and three letters of recommendation. Priority consideration will be given to applications received before October 1, 2016. Employment begins September 16, 2017.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender _expression_, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. The University of Washington was a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. 

Additional information: http://depts.washington.edu/sphsc/

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