Job Title: Associate / Full Professor Speech Physiology
Company: University of Iowa
Job Location: Iowa City, IA
Job Requirements: Prospective candidates must have earned a PhD in communication sciences and disorders or a related field in hand by the start date.
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
4) evidence of service at the university or professional level.
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.
Job Description: 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.
Application Information: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Iowa 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.
(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;
(6) 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 in hand by the start date.
2. Appropriate licensure and endorsement from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners or active Certificate of License in Audiology, State of Iowa.
1. Participate as a member of a team responsible for making educational decisions for individual students through a problem-solving process.
2. Facilitate activities to address needs of students with hearing loss or auditory processing concerns.
3. Participate as a member of the educational team in program development and implementation of services and make specific recommendations for auditory and communication needs.
4. Collaborate with parents, school, support personnel and relevant community agencies or professionals to ensure delivery of appropriate services, including transition services for students with hearing loss or auditory processing concerns.
5. Collaborate with community resources to develop and maintain a high-risk registry, newborn screening, and follow-up.
6. Coordinate hearing screening programs for preschool and school-aged children.
7. Provide training and supervision to audiometrists for screening and other designated duties.
8. Perform comprehensive, educationally relevant hearing evaluations.
9. Make appropriate medical, educational, and community referrals.
10. Interpret audiological assessment results to school personnel and support staff.
11. Provide training on hearing and hearing impairments and their implications to school personnel, children, and parents.
12. Provide education and/or resources related to noise exposure and hearing loss prevention.
13. Make recommendations about the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, individual and group amplification, and assistive listening devices.
14. Ensure the proper fit and functioning of hearing aids and other auditory devices.
15. Analyze classroom noise and acoustics and make recommendations for improving the listening environment.
16. Manage the use and calibration of audiometric equipment.
17. Make recommendations for assistive devices (radio/television, telephone, alerting, convenience) for students with hearing losses.
18. Provide services, including home programming if appropriate, in the areas of speech reading, listening, communication strategies, use and care of amplification (including cochlear implants) and self-management of hearing needs.
19. Perform other duties as may be assigned.