Assistant Professor of Practice - AudiologyDepartment:
Special Ed & Communic Disorders-1049Requisition Number:
F_210216Posting Open Date:
12/15/2021Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
01/17/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is searching for a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice with expertise in audiology. This position is non-tenure leading with 12-month appointments of up to three (3) years and renewable thereafter with potential for promotion in rank to Associate or Full Professor of Practice. Clinical responsibilities include providing hearing and balance diagnostic and treatment services to patients of all ages seen in our on-campus clinic, supervision of students, some administration tasks, maintaining and seeking out collaborative patient care with outside entities, and participation in the semester evaluation of students to verify clinical skills. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate or graduate coursework. Collaborative research opportunities are possible.The Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders (http://cehs.unl.edu/secd/) is nationally known for its graduate programs in Special Education, Speech Language Pathology, and Audiology and is committed to innovative inquiry to understand and mitigate learning and behavior disorders, speech/language impairments, and sensory loss. Department faculty are addressing important problems and developing interventions that facilitate academic success, social/emotional development, autonomous communication, and sensory access and rehabilitation throughout the lifespan. Current areas of research include academic interventions (reading, writing, math); learning technologies; behavioral interventions; neuroimaging; infant communication; speech physiology; communication technologies; amplification and perception; auditory and vestibular physiology; and genetics of inner ear dysfunction. The Department has active research collaborations on campus with the Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior; the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools; and the Schmoker Reading Center. Collaborations also exist with Boys Town National Research Institute, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, school districts within the region, and a number of national and international institutions and agencies. Minimum Required Qualifications:
Lincoln, Nebraska is a vibrant college town of approximately 280,000 that combines the cultural richness of a large university with the affordability of a Midwestern city.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
- Earned doctorate (AuD, PhD , or AuD-PhD) in Audiology or related field.
- CCC-A from ASHA and Nebraska state license (or eligibility) in Audiology.
- Must have a minimum of nine (9) months full-time clinical experience.
- Clinical experience in cochlear implants required .
How to Apply:
- At least three (3) years of clinical experience with cochlear implants.
- Previous student precepting experience.
Click “Apply to this job.” Complete the information form and attach the following documents:
- Letter of application with brief narrative addressing qualifications for the position, including a statement on commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Curriculum vita.
- Contact information for three professional references.
Questions should be directed to: Kelly Pritchett, AuD, 202I Barkley Center, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583-0738; phone: 402-472-8824; email: [email protected]
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Kelly Pritchett, AuD, Job Category (old):
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
12 Month (Faculty Only)Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
NoPlanned Hire Date: