American University of Beirut-Faculty of Health Sciences
February 2, 2018
Academic / Research
The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) of the American University of Beirut currently seeks for its Medical Audiology Sciences program two candidates with a PhD or AuD degree in Audiology, at the ranks of assistant, associate or full professor depending on qualifications. Visiting positions at all levels may be considered.
FHS was established in 1954 as the first school of public health in the Arab world. At the undergraduate level, FHS offers a BS in Environmental Health (EH), BS in Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS), Medical Imaging Sciences (MIS) and Medical Audiology Sciences (MAS). MLS, MIS and MAS are interdisciplinary programs offered by the Division of Health Professions, which is coordinated jointly by FHS and Faculty of Medicine (FM). The Graduate Public Health Program (GPHP) at FHS is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and includes the Master of Public Health with three different concentrations, and a Master of Science in Epidemiology. FHS also offers an MS in Environmental Sciences-major Environmental Health and an Executive Master in Health Care Leadership (EMHCL).
The MAS Program is the first audiology program in Lebanon and one of only a few in the region. During the first year of study, students take basic science and elective courses. In the second and third year, students learn in-depth theory and application in sub-specialized fields within medical audiology sciences. Courses are designed and timed to work in parallel with clinical training at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). The program enrolls approximately 12-15 new students each year.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Clinical teaching experience
Expertise in one or more of the following areas: clinical audiology, pediatric audiology, electrophysiology, vestibular assessment, amplification, aural rehabilitation
Demonstrated research agenda based on published works and/or external funding
Evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations
Teaching responsibilities include: delivering basic and advanced courses in audiology to undergraduate students in the field of audiology, as well as supervising students during some of their practicum work and their final year project. The successful candidate will also contribute to the research and outreach programs of the department and will be involved in the development of a graduate program in Audiology.
Interested candidates should submit their applications (a complete curriculum vitae; statement of research interests; and contact information for three referees) to Dean Iman Nuwayhid (firstname.lastname@example.org) copied to (email@example.com)
Review of applications will start on March 1, 2018 for a starting date of August 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
The American University of Beirut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About American University of Beirut-Faculty of Health Sciences
Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in June 2009, includes six faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture, Health Sciences, Medicine (which includes the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing), and the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business.AUB currently offers more than 120 programs leading to the bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees. The University became coeducational in 1922; its student body is 50 percent male and 50 percent female. The language of instruction is Eng...lish (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).The student faculty ratio is 11.2 to 1.
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.