Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology-COMD-CoHP FY2023
Job Class Code:
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Scope of Job:
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in audiology and aural rehabilitation, supervise graduate students in audiology practicum, conduct research in their area(s) of interest, and provide service to the department, university and profession. The department is in the process of developing a clinical doctoral program in audiology; the successful candidate will be actively involved in the initiation of this program. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is in a transitionary period as it moves toward R1 research institution status. In addition to the Au.D. program, the department plans to develop a research doctoral (Ph.D.) program in speech-language pathology. Individuals who thrive on positive change especially will be attracted to this position. With an established medical school on campus, the successful candidate also will have the opportunity to develop professional and research relationships with medical school faculty.
A research doctoral degree in audiology is required. The successful candidate must be currently certified in audiology (CCC-A) and be eligible for Texas state licensure in audiology.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
The candidate must have a record of successful research, grant application history and graduate student training. In addition, the candidate must be knowledgeable about the full scope of audiology practice and be able to impart that knowledge to undergraduate and graduate students.
Preference will be given to research-focused applicants with grant funding in place, currently working on a grant and a record of professional experience in a field of audiology. The ability to teach courses in research methods and speech and hearing science is a plus but not a requirement for consideration.
Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
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UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
This position is contingent upon available funding.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/35104
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