Assistant Professor - School of Audiology
General Description

The School of Audiology (SOA) in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University seeks candidates with expertise in clinical audiology who are excited to advance clinical education to meet the changing needs of the future. Candidates should complement existing interests in the school and contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Join our innovative team and (a) Provide patient-centered audiology services in conjunction with clinical precepting of students in the Pacific EARClinic and community-based experiences; (b) Assist with the clinical education team’s work to advance student development of clinical and reasoning skills in the school’s simulation and teaching labs; (c) Build relationships with audiologists across the country while assisting with clinical placements for our AuD students, and (d) Engage in service to the school, college, university, community, and profession. Interprofessional education opportunities abound and are encouraged. The potential opportunity to teach clinical courses in one’s area of expertise may be explored.  Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

 

 

Application | Application materials include: (1) letter of application, (2) CV/resume, (3) statement of clinical education and teaching philosophy (separate from letter of application), and (4) complete contact information for three professional references. Please contact M. Samantha Lewis, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, with questions: slewis@pacificu.edu.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is an 11-month, assistant professor, extended-term track (non-tenure) position. Start date is flexible; by August 2020 preferred. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Application materials will be screened and candidates selected for interview will be notified by telephone or email. The hiring process may consist of multiple interviews and can last several weeks. Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and passing a background check.

 

School of Audiology I The SOA, established in 2012, is housed in the Tuality 7th Avenue Medical Plaza. The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree program utilizes an accelerated three-year (121 credits), block-curriculum model. Approximately 80 audiology students in three cohorts participate in interprofessional education with other students in the college including Athletic Training, Dental Hygiene, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Graduate Psychology, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy. Pacific University's Health Professions campus, located in the Hillsboro, OR Health and Education District, is 15 miles west of downtown Portland and easily accessible by public transit.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Traits

Qualified candidates must have: (a) Earned doctorate in audiology (Au.D. or Ph.D.); (b) At least three years of professional audiology clinical experience, with proficiency in comprehensive diagnostic audiologic assessment (adults and children), amplification, and hearing assistive technologies; (c) Oregon audiology license; individuals who do not yet hold but are eligible for an Oregon audiology license may be considered but the license must be acquired before the start date; (d) Commitment to interprofessional health care education and service delivery in keeping with the mission and vision of the School and College of Health Professions.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Traits

Desirable areas of expertise include but are not limited to: comprehensive audiometry, hearing aid evaluations/fittings, evoked potentials, balance assessments, auditory processing disorder evaluations, and intervention with both pediatric and adult patient populations. Other areas of professional expertise may be considered if supportive of the overall growth of the School of Audiology and its AuD program and clinic. Desirable experience and traits include: (a) Clinical supervision experience, preferable at the university level; (b) Teaching experience, preferably at the university level; and (c) Bilingual in English and Spanish. ASHA CCC-A and/or ABA Certified is a plus.

Working Conditions I Typical clinical, administrative, and university teaching environment. Accelerated, modified block-curriculum teaching format. Clinical service delivery, supervision, and teaching conducted during fall, spring, and summer terms.

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