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Assistant or Associate Professor
Audiology
Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Deaf Studies
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-2638

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 21, 2013.

Responsibilities:
Primarily doctoral level class instruction, scholarly research activities, supervision of Au.D. student thesis projects, academic advising, and university and community/professional service. In addition, responsibilities may include supervision of clinical services, and mentoring writing abilities in undergraduate and graduate students. Involvement in
inter-professional activities is also encouraged.

Qualifications:
Applicants with expertise in the following areas will be given preference: vestibular diagnosis and rehabilitation, hearing aids, and/or anatomy and physiology of the central auditory system. However, other areas of specialization will also be considered. Requirements: Ph. D. in audiology, certification as an Audiologist and eligible for Maryland licensure. ABD candidates are eligible but all degree requirements must be completed by Feb 1, 2014 and these candidates will be hired at the instructor level until all degree requirements are met. For the Associate level, candidates must meet all criteria for this rank at Towson University; Proficiency in American Sign Language is not required, but any level of ASL ability will be viewed positively.

Appointment:
Tenure-track appointment for the 2013-2014 academic year. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience.

Related Information:
The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies currently has 22 full-time faculty who teach over 300 undergraduate majors across two baccalaureate degree programs: Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Deaf Studies. The department’s graduate programs enroll over 90 students in the master’s degree program in Speech-Language Pathology, and over 40 students in an Audiology clinical doctorate program. Towson University offers excellent fringe benefits including leave, health and life insurance options, pension plan, and tuition waived education for employees and immediate family.

General Information:
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 841 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
Please send a letter of application, current vitae, three current professional reference letters, graduate degree transcripts and other relevant supporting materials to:

Stephanie Nagle, AuD., Ph.D.
Chair of Audiology Search Committee
Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

Questions should be directed to Stephanie Nagle at 410-704-3920 or email snagle@towson.edu. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate that you are an applicant for this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary online applicant date form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for

or against anyone.

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.


 

 

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