Audiology, Speech Language Pathology, and Deaf Studies
College of Health Professions
The Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology & Deaf Studies at Towson University invites applications for a full time 10 month tenure track Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August 15, 2013.
Primary responsibilities include undergraduate and doctoral level class instruction, scholarly research activities, supervision of Au.D. student thesis projects, academic advising, and university, community, or professional service. In addition, responsibilities may include supervision of clinical services, and mentoring writing abilities in undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants with expertise in the following areas will be given preference: aural rehabilitation and hearing aids. However, other areas of specialization will also be considered.
Ph. D. in audiology (A.B.D. candidates are eligible but all degree requirements must be completed by Feb 1, 2014); certification as an Audiologist and eligible for Maryland licensure. Proficiency in American Sign Language is not required, but any level of ASL ability will be viewed positively. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.
About the Program:
The Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 23 full-time faculty who teach over 500 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, and Deaf Studies. The department’s graduate programs enroll over 80 students in the master’s degree program in Speech Language Pathology, and over 40 students in an Audiology clinical doctorate program. In addition, the department is responsible for administering the Towson University Speech, Language and Hearing Center that serves over 1,000 clients each year in the greater metropolitan Baltimore community. The SLH Center will move into our new interdisciplinary clinical building in Fall 2012. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waived education for employees and immediate family.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Review of applications will begin in October, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, current vitae, three current professional reference letters, graduate degree transcripts and other relevant supporting materials to:
Jennifer Smart, Ph.D.
Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Questions should be directed to Jennifer Smart at 410-704-3105 or email JSmart@towson.edu.
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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.