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Position Announcement

Faculty Position


Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology 
College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/
College of Professional Studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Position: Applications are invited for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in audiology in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, a joint program between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). All teaching and research areas of audiology will be considered. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications.
Teaching/Research: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate, Au.D., and Ph.D. courses; supervising  graduate students in clinical practicum; advising undergraduate and graduate students; directing student research; developing and conducting an externally-funded research program; and providing university, community, and professional service.
Minimum qualifications:  Ph.D. in audiology or closely related field (students within one year of completion of their doctoral degree requirements will be considered); ability and commitment to develop an externally-funded research program; eligibility for CCC-A and Arkansas license; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; and ability to work and communicate productively with students, colleagues, staff, and community professionals are essential.  University or college teaching and student supervision experience are desirable.
Program: The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology offers a Bachelor of Science degree program in Communication Sciences and Disorders and two CAA-accredited graduate degree programs—a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (speech-language pathology) and a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)—both offered by a consortium of UALR and UAMS.  The Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is an expanded consortium with the University of Central Arkansas and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  For further information about department and programs, please access our Web Site:  http://www.uams.edu/chrp/audiospeech/.
Area: Little Rock, capitol city, is a progressive city with an excellent quality of life.  It offers a downtown convention  and entertainment district, a fine symphony orchestra, a minor league baseball team, a large city zoo, restaurants, shopping, museums, and the William J. Clinton Presidential Center.  Little Rock, located on the beautiful Arkansas River, has plentiful hiking, cycling, camping, fishing, and boating opportunities.  The climate is temperate, allowing for outdoor activities year round. See http://www.littlerock.com and http://www.arkansas.com

To apply: Submit a current curriculum vitae and a letter of application.  Electronic submissions of materials are encouraged.  The names of three (3) professional references should be submitted as part of the application; however, references will be contacted for semi-finalists only with their consent.  Review of applications will begin September 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.  Send application materials electronically to sratcherson@ualr.edu, or mail them to:

Samuel R. Atcherson, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology
2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 569-3155    Fax: (501) 569-3157

 

UAMS and UALR are inclusive Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers committed to excellence.

 
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