Open faculty / clinical positions

December 5, 2018
Iowa City, Iowa

Tenure Track Speech Physiology Professor

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Iowa seeks applications for an Associate/Full Professor with expertise in Speech Physiology. More specifically, we are seeking a scholar with a strong record of research or clear evidence of the potential to develop a viable research program that addresses normal and disordered speech physiology, including motor speech disorders, swallowing, and fluency disorders.

The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an active program of empirical research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa is one of the top ranked programs in the nation. The Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic is run by clinical faculty from CSD and includes a full service Speech and Language Clinic that serves both adult and pediatric clients. Several other exciting and innovative programs offer opportunities for interaction and interdisciplinary scholarship. These include the Development and Learning from Theory to Application (DeLTA) Center, the Center for Disabilities and Development, and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (e.g., Imaging, Otolaryngology, Surgery, etc). Collaboration with faculty from the College of Medicine, the College of Public Health and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is also possible.

Education Requirement:  Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in communication sciences and disorders or a related field.

Required Qualifications:  1) evidence of an active and productive research program in the area of speech science/physiology; 2) an established record of external funding;  3) a record of effective teaching at the post-secondary level; and 3) evidence of service at the university or professional level.

Desired Qualifications: 1) certification/licensure in speech-language pathology; 2) demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research; and 3) evidence of leadership in university or professional contexts commensurate with rank.

Application: Applications accepted 10/1/18 – 12/30/18.  Interested candidates should submit their application materials (CV, letter of application, and three letters of recommendation) at:  https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/ Requisition #73498

For questions or additional information, contact:  Jerald Moon, PhD, Search Committee Chair at jerald-moon@uiowa.edu.

Tenure Track Assistant / Associate Professor in Audiology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Iowa seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in Pediatric Audiology and/or Amplification. More specifically, we are seeking a scholar with a strong record of research or clear evidence of the potential to develop a viable research program that addresses general issues related to amplification in clinical populations or more specifically, issues related to hearing loss in children (e.g., pediatric diagnostics, auditory development, efficacy of amplification).

The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an active program of empirical research and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her area of expertise. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa is one of top ranked programs in the nation. The Audiology Clinic at the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Center is run by clinical faculty from CSD serves both adult and pediatric clients. It offers a full range of audiology services for our clients and provides important training opportunities for our graduate students. Several other exciting and innovative programs are available to faculty from CSD that provide opportunities for interdisciplinary interaction and scholarship. These include the Development and Learning from Theory to Application (DeLTA) Center, the Center for Disabilities and Development, and the Iowa Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program. Collaboration with faculty from the College of Medicine, the College of Public Health and the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is also possible.

Education Requirement: Successful candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Audiology/Hearing Science or a related field.

Required Qualifications: 1) a strong program of research or clear evidence that applicant has the potential to develop a strong research program; 2) a record of effective teaching at the post-secondary level; and 3) evidence of leadership in university and/or professional contexts commensurate with rank.

Desired Qualifications: 1) certification/licensure in audiology; 2) an established record of external funding; 3) demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary research.

Application: Interested candidates should submit their application materials (CV, letter of application, research statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation) at: http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ Requisition #72223
For questions or additional information, contact: Shawn Goodman, PhD, Search Committee Chair at shawn-goodman@uiowa.edu.

Tenure Track Language Professor

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa seeks applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor whose research examines the language and cognitive processes underlying communication. Research focus may include linguistic (e.g., phonology, semantics, grammar, discourse, reading) or cognitive (e.g. attention, memory and learning, executive function) components of typical or disordered populations (e.g. traumatic brain injury, dementia, autism) across the lifespan.

The successful applicant will maintain an active program of empirical research, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her areas of expertise. The University of Iowa offers exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary scholarship across a number of campus facilities and programs, including the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic, the Center for Disabilities and Development, the DeLTA Center, the Cognitive Science of Language Program, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, the Language Discussion Group, and Iowa Center for Reading Research, as well as strong collaborations with units such as Psychological and Brain Sciences, Otolaryngology, and the Iowa Neuroscience Institute.

Education Requirement: Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in communication sciences and disorders, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience or a related field by the start date.

Required Qualifications: For Associate Professor: 1) evidence of an active and productive research program in the area of language and/or cognition; 2) established record of external funding; 3) record of effective teaching at the college level; 4) evidence of service at the university or professional level. For Assistant Professor: 1) evidence of strong potential for developing an active and productive research program in the area of language and/or cognition; 2) potential for obtaining external funding; 3) evidence that suggests the ability to teach effectively at the college level.

Desired Qualifications: 1) certification/licensure in speech-language pathology; 2) experience working with neurogenic populations; 3) demonstrated commitment to working across disciplinary boundaries; and 4) evidence of leadership in university or professional contexts commensurate with rank.

Application: Applications accepted through 11/30/18. Please apply at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/ referring to requisition #73455. If you have any questions please contact: Eileen M. Finnegan, PhD, Search Committee Chair at eileen-finnegan@uiowa.edu.

Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor of Audiology

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Iowa seeks applications for a 12-month full time clinic-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor. Appropriate candidates are those with expertise in clinical teaching, routine diagnostic testing, hearing aid selection, fitting and follow up care, hearing loss prevention services, and auditory electrophysiology, as well as an interest in program development and a strong record of professional productivity. This individual will be expected to help expand the range of clinical services provided by the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic to include a full range of auditory evoked potential testing, as well as to work with professionals at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in coordination of these services at the local and state level. The successful candidate will bring experience in the use of auditory evoked potentials for hearing assessment in adults, infants, and young children.

Responsibilities include: (1) provide clinical instruction to audiology graduate student clinicians in a clinical setting which provides routine diagnostic services, aural (re)habilitation including hearing aid selection, fitting and follow up care, and hearing loss prevention services; (2) work with graduate students and other faculty to develop and staff a training clinic that focuses on use of evoked potentials to help diagnose hearing loss in infants and young children at the Wendell Johnson Speech and Hearing Clinic; (3) provide direct patient care; (4) collaborate with other clinical faculty members to coordinate student learning, clinical care, and outreach programs; (5) participate in professional development and service activities; (7) facilitate sustainable partnerships with other service providers within the university, as well as with health care service providers and school based professionals in the university, community and state.

Prospective candidates must have a clinical doctorate in audiology (Au.D.) or master’s degree in audiology from an accredited program.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Appointment Start Date: July 1, 2019 with option to start January 1, 2019.

Candidates should submit an application letter addressing all qualifications noted above, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. To apply, go to our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty and choose requisition # 73461. Address inquires or nominations to Prof. Dani Kelsay at danielle-kelsay@uiowa.edu.

Screening: Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the position is filled.

Clinical Instructor/Audiologist

The University of Iowa Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Clinic is seeking an experienced Audiologist to provide clinical instruction to Audiology graduate students and provide direct service in our Wendell Johnson Speech & Hearing Clinic.

Responsibilities include: (1) provide clinical instruction to audiology graduate student clinicians in a clinical setting which provides routine diagnostic services, aural (re)habilitation including hearing aid selection, fitting and follow up care, and hearing loss prevention services; (2) provide clinical instruction to audiology graduate student clinicians in community outreach events such as health fairs and hearing screenings; (3) provide direct patient care in the audiology clinic.

Prospective candidates must have a clinical doctorate in audiology (Au.D.) or master’s degree in audiology from an accredited program plus nine months clinical experience. Currently hold or qualified to obtain Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and State of Iowa license in Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensing. Desired qualifications include experience in the following areas: (1) diagnostic testing; (2) hearing aid selection, fitting and follow-up care; (3) clinical instruction of audiology graduate students.

Salary: Commensurate with experience with a range of $63,000 - $72, 000.

To apply for this position, go to https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/search/ and type 18000932 into the “find jobs by keyword” search box. For further inquiry, contact stephanie-fleckenstein@uiowa.edu.

The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment.