Lecturer, Audiology, Communication Disorders

Location
Amherst, Massachusetts
Posted
Jun 16, 2017
Ref
R118023
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About University of Massachusetts Amherst:

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu), the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally-ranked public research university and home to over 22,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students.  The 1,430 acre campus is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City.  UMass Amherst, along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, is a member of the Five College Consortium and the Academic Career network.

The Department of Communication Disorders at UMass Amherst has a long history of educating speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and researchers. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two fully accredited professional graduate degree programs (M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology, the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree). The Department also houses The UMass Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing, which provides diagnostic and therapeutic speech, language, and hearing services to the community.

Job Description: 

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu/sphhs)is seeking applicants for a Lecturer position in the Department of Communication Disorders.

We are seeking talented applicants for a full-time Audiology lecturer position, 9-month appointment.  The initial appointment period is two years with possibility of renewal.

Primary responsibilities for this full-time position include live and on-line teaching of up to six courses per year (or equivalent based on other duties and activities) at the undergraduate or graduate level, clinical supervision in the UMass Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing, and additional administrative and scholarly duties as determined by the Department Chair. The appointment period is 9 months per year.

Requirements

Applicants must hold an M.A., Au.D., or Ph.D. degree in Audiology or a related field, have or be eligible for ASHA certification in Audiology, and hold or be eligible for a Massachusetts License in Audiology. College teaching experience preferred.

Additional Information:

The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin September 1st, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should be submitted by this date to ensure full consideration. Anticipated start date is January 22nd, 2018. Application materials required are a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, experience and goals, and the names and contact information for three references. Recommenders will only be contacted for short-list applicants.

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