Assistant Professor, non-tenure track for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surger...

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-26
Req: R0019217

The School of Medicine seeks an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, as Director of Audiology. The Director of Audiology will provide direct management of all aspects of the Division of Audiology. The incumbent will serve as the point-of-contact and liaison between audiologists and OTO-HNS faculty. The Director handles strategic planning; staffing allocation; salary and other expense planning; capital budget planning and procurement; equipment function, maintenance and calibration at all practice locations; and personnel management of all audiologists and support staff. Provides oversight of all income projects, including hearing aids, patient encounters, contracts, and other endeavors that may arise from time to time. Provides resource support for all specialty service coordinators of the Division. Functions as the division interface with Medical Center Leadership and Clinical Staff Office. Partners with OTO-HNS nurse manager to coordinate audiology support for OTO-HNS faculty clinics.


Staffing and facilities (20%):

  • Resource for all audiologists on staff

  • Oversees audiology staffing at all locations

  • Oversees orientation and training

  • Manages support personnel

Administrative (10%):

  • Represents Audiology Division to the Advance Practice Provider peer evaluation subcommittee.

  • Prepares OPPE (Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation) and FPPE (Focused Professional Practice Evaluation) reports of audiologists required by the Clinical Staff Office.

  • Facilitates reappointment and initial appointment credentialing documentation of audiologists required by the Clinical Staff Office.

Financial (10%):

  • Oversees the integrity of income enterprises, including hearing aids and MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) contracts

  • Prepares capital budget plans

  • Facilitates procurement of essential equipment and supplies

Direct and Indirect Patient Care (55%):

  • Provides routine and specialized assessment of patients referred to the Audiology Division, utilizing behavioral and electrophysiological measures as appropriate. Accurately analyzes and interprets results of all such testing, and makes appropriate recommendations.

  • Provides follow-up services as indicated, referring appropriately for ancillary needs.

  • Responds to Hospital inpatient consult requests in compliance with departmental policy.

  • Assesses patients’ candidacy for amplification, fits and dispenses hearing aids or other assistive devices if appropriately licensed and credentialed.

In-service Training (5%):

  • Provides in-service training for audiologists and other health care professionals as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate (PhD or AuD) degree in Audiology

  • Must hold Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure as an Audiologist

  • Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure as a Hearing Aid Specialist

  • Three or more years of general Audiology experience preferred, although experience in specialized areas within the field may qualify

  • Experience in advanced techniques and procedures, including but not limited to auditory evoked potentials, otoacoustic emissions, cochlear implant programming and follow-up, intraoperative monitoring, assessment and management of vestibular disorders, tinnitus evaluation and management, newborn hearing screening program management, hearing aid sales and service delivery, and ototoxic monitoring program management

Applicant review will begin on November 24, 2020. This position will remain open until filled.

Application process:

To apply for this position, please visit and search for R0019217.

  • Complete an Application online

  • Attach a cover letter

  • Attach a resume/CV

  • Provide contact information for three references.

***Please note that ALL requested documents MUST be uploaded into the resume/cv section of the application.***

For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 1/26/2021
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