The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University invites applications for a Limited-Term faculty position for 3 to 5 years (potential for renewal) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience. This academic position will serve the role of Clinical Supervisor in Audiology. Duties include conducting student practicum education, training and supervision in Audiology, being a mentor to students for clinical education and training, carrying a general caseload of assessment and treatment of hearing disorders in children and adults, teaching clinical aspects of Audiology, managing clinical resources, completing administrative duties associated with clinical practicum, and undertaking service within the School and Faculty.
Candidates must hold at least a Master’s degree in Audiology or Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) and hold or be eligible for licensure by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. Essential qualities of applicants include substantial experiences supervising students, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and current knowledge of professional practice guidelines and standards. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD and at least eight years of professional experience in Audiology, as well as experience in private practice management or tinnitus assessment and/or management.
The School of CSD offers Masters of Clinical Science degrees in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and participates in the Graduate Programs of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS). The HRS Program hosts Canada’s only combined clinical-research degree (i.e., MClSc-PhD) in Audiology and Hearing Science. The School maintains the research-oriented H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic, which includes the provincially funded tykeTALK and Infant Hearing Programs. Within Audiology, specialized clinical services include infant assessment and assistive device fitting, pediatric amplification, aural rehabilitation, and geriatrics. Within Speech-Language Pathology, the clinic provides specializations in preschool speech and language, speech and language disorders in school-age children, and adult and adolescent voice, fluency, and acquired neurogenic communication disorders. The Faculty of Health Sciences also is the home to the internationally acclaimed National Centre for Audiology, a major hearing health care research facility.
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The anticipated start date of the appointment is January 1, 2018 or as negotiated. Interested applicants should submit an Application for Full-Time Faculty Position form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf , a letter of interest/statement outlining academic qualifications, relevant clinical, student supervision, research, teaching, and administrative experiences (including specification of private practice management and tinnitus assessment/management experiences) together with a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, and contact information of three referees to:
Dr. Laura Murray, Professor and Director
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Room 1004 Elborn College
Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University London, Ontario N6A 1H1
The closing date for receipt of applications is October 20, 2017.
Please quote number HS 175 on all correspondence.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirement, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings please contact Dr. Laura Murray, firstname.lastname@example.org.