Assistant Professor - Audiology - #21-14

California State University, Northridge
California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Department: Communication Disorders and Sciences

Faculty Hire Number: 21-14

Rank: Assistant Professor - Audiology

Effective Date of Appointment: August 23, 2021 (Contingent on Provost’s approval and budget considerations)  

Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

About the College:

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The Department announces openings for one tenure-track appointment for an individual possessing an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Au.D., or equivalent) from an accredited institution in audiology, hearing and speech science, or closely related field, to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Audiology as well as Speech-Language Pathology.  ABD’s will be considered but must have completed the doctoral degree by August 23, 2021. The position is available at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The position requires possession of, or immediate eligibility to attain and hold, California licensure both in audiology and hearing aid dispensing, as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. California licensure in audiology and hearing aid dispensing, as well as the Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association must be held current and in good standing for the duration of employment. Other related professional licenses and certificates are desirable. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor and work with a diverse student and faculty environment. 

Prior traditional face-to-face classroom and on-line teaching experience and prior use of platforms for instructional technology are highly desirable. Prior experience with teaching doctoral level students in the fields of Audiology and/or Speech-Language Pathology is highly desirable, as are abilities in a second language.

CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.

At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.

All positions are contingent upon Provost’s approval and budget considerations.


While teaching is the primary mission of the institution, successful applicants will be expected to conduct scholarly work, publish, and provide other contributions to the professional field.  Therefore, a successful candidate should provide evidence of recent research and/or recent publication.  The position includes work in student advisement, faculty governance and university service, as well as participation in the development of new programs in and related to Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. 

A successful candidate should have an academic and clinical background that will qualify him or her to teach existing undergraduate audiology core courses as well as graduate courses for the Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.), and to provide supervision for clinical services in audiology, including hearing aid dispensing at the CSUN Language, Speech and Hearing Center. Evidence of recent clinical and/or research experience with pediatric populations is especially desirable.  A successful candidate will also be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses that support the speech-language pathology program in areas such as auditory anatomy, audiometry, and pediatric audiology.  A successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum and program development. The successful candidate will be asked to indicate which areas would constitute teaching strengths for existing and proposed programs. The successful candidate must be available to teach on weekdays, evenings, possibly on weekends and online.

Other appropriate duties may be assigned according to the department’s needs for sustaining the program, as well as for program development.

The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she is housed for recommending tenure and promotion.

Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin December 15, 2020. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

How to Apply:

Applicants must to submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to the Interfolio application web address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide letters of recommendation, verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge to:

CSUN’s Commitment to You:

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

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General Information:

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The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at (818) 677- 2852.