The Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor with expertise in Audiology. In collaboration with the Audiology Clinic Coordinator and the Clinic Director, this individual will lead the adult rehabilitation clinical program. Candidates with expertise or interest in cochlear implants, tinnitus management, and/or bone anchored implants are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time clinical faculty position to begin as early as July 1, 2021.
Responsibilities will include the following, as well as other duties as assigned: • Provide direct clinical services and evidence-based management in the evaluation and (re)habilitation of hearing disorders for a diverse caseload of patients representing a range of ages, backgrounds, and communication needs • Instruct and supervise students in clinical practica in the on-campus clinic and off-campus community screenings • Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses (face-to-face, online, and/or blended) and mentor and advise students, as assigned • Engage in departmental, college, university, and professional service • Comply with university, regulatory, and accreditation agency standards
Required Qualifications for this position include: • Earned doctoral (Au.D., Ph.D., or equivalent) degree in audiology, communication disorders, or related field • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association • Current Georgia license in Audiology or evidence that the candidate is license-eligible by proposed start date
Preferred Experience and Preferred Competencies for this position include: • Prefer at least 5 years clinical experience in audiology • Prefer at least 2 years experience in clinical supervision of audiology students or speech-language pathology students • Prefer evidence of clinical expertise in cochlear implants, tinnitus management, and/or bone anchored devices • Prefer evidence of a commitment to culturally sustaining clinical practices in diverse and inclusive contexts and communities
About University of Georgia: Speech and Hearing Clinic
The Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education seeks to improve the world around us through instruction, research, outreach, and service in speech-language pathology, audiology, American Sign Language, general-curriculum and adapted-curriculum special education, early childhood special education, applied behavior analysis, and related areas. The department’s Speech and Hearing Clinic, founded in 1953, is the largest academically-associated clinic at UGA and provides a full range of speech, language, voice, dysphagia, hearing assessment, hearing aids, and aural (re)habilitation services to Athens and surrounding communities. The department and the clinic are committed to increasing the personal and/or professional diversity of our faculty and programs through this hire. Information about the department and about the clinic is available at https://coe.uga.edu/directory/communication-sciences-and-special-education and at https://coe.uga.edu/directory/speech-and-hearing-clinic.
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