Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology
The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) at
the University of Florida is recruiting up to two (2) Audiology
faculty positions at the assistant or associate rank. These
full-time (1.0 FTE), tenure-track, 12-month positions are expected
to start in the spring 2023. This is an exciting opportunity to
join a well-established department that has expertise in aging and
ototoxicity, binaural hearing, cochlear implants, language
development in children with hearing loss, neurodiagnostics,
interoperative monitoring, and psychoacoustics.
The ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in
teaching, mentoring, research, and service in a dynamic academic
health center environment. The department is committed to hiring
and supporting candidates who will contribute both collaboratively
and independently to externally funded research. Competitive
candidates will be principal investigators of extramurally funded
research projects or demonstrate potential to develop such a
record. In addition, the candidates will be expected to teach
upper-division undergraduate and graduate level courses that
support audiology and hearing sciences. They will also engage in a
range of service activities including student mentorship and
participation on departmental and college committees.
Ideal candidates will have a strong record or potential of
conducting audiology research that complements and enhances
existing department. Candidates will also demonstrate a strong
commitment to grant writing and effective teaching and mentoring.
Candidates should have a record of academic accomplishments,
independent grant funding, scholarly recognition, teaching
excellence, and leadership responsibilities to warrant appointment
at the level of associate professor.
SLHS is one of eight departments in the College of Public Health
and Health Professions (PHHP) and is well integrated within the UF
Health Science Center, thereby offering faculty a wealth of
opportunities for scholarly collaborations. The department offers
three degrees: Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Master of Art’s in
Communication Sciences and Disorders (the degree program for
speech-language pathology), and Bachelor of Health Science in
Communication Sciences and Disorders. The College of PHHP also
offers a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences, which includes a
concentration in Communication and Swallowing Sciences and
Disorders. Faculty members have access to a college level
instructional design team that provides them with expert support in
course development and delivery. A dedicated experienced research
core for grant development and submission and post-grant management
supports department research.
The University of Florida is a Top 5 ranked comprehensive
research-extensive public university that includes a full range of
academic departments and programs. The College of PHHP is one of
sixteen colleges at the University of Florida and part of the UF
Health System. The UF Health System and the flagship UF Health
Science Center is comprised of six health-related colleges located
on a single, contiguous campus that includes the colleges of
Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health
Professions, and Veterinary Medicine.
Negotiable based on experience.
Applicants must have a PhD in audiology, hearing sciences, or
closely related field.
Ideal candidates will have an AuD and PhD in audiology, hearing
sciences, or closely related field. Successful candidates at the
Associate Professor level must have a strong track record or
external grant funding. For hires at the Assistant Professor level,
potential to develop such a record should be demonstrated.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Qualified candidates must submit an application, which includes a
current Curriculum Vitae (CV), a cover letter that describes
teaching, research, service, and career interests, and contact
information for three references. All applications should address
the candidate’s commitment to, accomplishments, and plans for
enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion and access within the
college’s educational units, the University of Florida and in the
profession of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.
Final candidates will be required to provide official transcripts
to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be
considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to a Student" is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside the
United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by the National Association
of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
staff. If an accommodation is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at
800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work
in the U.S. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until
the positions are filled.
Health Assessment Required: