Two Audiology Professor Positions: Assistant Professor Rank and Open Rank
California State University, Los Angeles
December 6, 2017
Los Angeles, California
Academic / Research
The Communication Disorders Department (COMD) at California State University, Los Angeles is seeking qualified applicants for two 10-month Audiology faculty positions in our recently approved Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program scheduled to open in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Assistant Professor of Audiology with an emphasis in one or more of the following areas: Amplification and Audiologic Rehabilitation; Auditory and Vestibular Electrophysiology; or Clinical Audiology (Diagnostic and Pediatric Audiology). This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of expertise and other courses in the department in consultation with the Department Chair and the Doctor of Audiology (AuD) Program Director. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical education in the on-campus Cal State LA Hearing Clinic.
Open Rank Professor in Audiology with an area of expertise that may include, but is not limited to, one of the following areas: amplification and rehabilitation; electrophysiology; medical audiology; or pediatric audiology. An appointment at the Assistant Professor rank will be for a tenure-track position. An appointment at the rank of Associate professor or Professor will be considered for a tenured position.
A primary responsibility of this position will be to serve as the AuD Program Director. In the role of AuD Program Director, the successful candidate will be expected to manage ongoing program development, complete applications for accreditation, coordinate audiology doctoral projects, and teach courses in areas of expertise in consultation with the Department Chair. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical education in the on-campus Cal State LA Hearing Clinic.
The primary professional responsibilities of all instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession, and community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.
Successful candidates for these positions will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, successful candidates will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, successful candidates will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Audiology or other closely-related discipline from a regionally accredited institution and be eligible for California licensure in Audiology. These positions are scheduled to begin August 16, 2018. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered but this requirement must be completed by the date of appointment.
Please submit electronically 1) a letter of application specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) copies of unofficial transcripts; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) a list of three professional references; and 5) a university application for employment (www.calstatela.edu/academic/position) all compiled into one single pdf file to Audiology@calstatela.edu.
Please send or direct three current letters of recommendation to the postal address below. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts prior to on-campus interviews – please send or direct copies of official transcripts to the postal address below. If only electronic transcripts are available, please send those to the email address below.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Please submit electronic application file materials to: Audiology@calstatela.edu
Please send questions, requests for information, letters of recommendation, and official transcripts if you are a finalist to:
Peter Ivory, Search Committee Chair
Department of Communication Disorders
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8170
Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. California State University, Los Angeles is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, according to a study published in The New York Times.
University program in Communication Disorders awarding bachelor's and ASHA accredited master's degree programs in Speech-Language Pathology. Eight full-time tenure track faculty plus some part-time instructors.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.