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Job ID: 196343

Asst Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Oct. 7, 2022
Title Asst Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Department UNT-Audiology & Speech - Lang Path-135370
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Speech/Hearing Sciences

Department Summary

The College of Health and Public Service (HPS) at the University of North Texas, distinguished as one of the few Tier One research universities designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), prepares graduates to address diverse and complex social issues such as aging, disability, disaster management and recovery, criminal justice, health disparities, and public safety, and find solutions to challenges in public administration, public health, and urban planning. We have seven academic departments with undergraduate and graduate programs, the Center for Public Management, the UNT Speech and Hearing Center, UNT Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment (WISE) and a number of professional development and clinical training programs to facilitate careers to address a global society.
HPS students are trained to lead nonprofits, become educators, researchers and professionals who strengthen the diverse communities we serve with thoughtful, inclusive and equitable practices as audiologists, behavior analysts, city managers, emergency managers, health care administrators, public safety administrators, public health specialists, rehabilitation counselors, speech-language pathologists, social workers, urban planners and more.
Located within HPS, the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology provides the finest graduate professional education in both speech-language pathology and audiology while maintaining an excellent undergraduate degree. The program stresses excellence in teaching, research, and service by its faculty and students. As a component of the educational program, the department operates the UNT Speech and Hearing Center. The Center offers professional services to members of our campus community and the general public for the purpose of providing clinical training for students. The center offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders.

UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.

Position Summary

The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (ASLP) at the University of North Texas invites qualified applicants to apply for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2023 in audiology at the level of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in audiology, or a related field. The Department of ASLP is committed to developing a community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion to further augment academic and research excellence. We encourage applicants who may enhance our representational diversity and those whose research, teaching, and community engagement will contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, faculty, and staff.

Required Characteristics
  • Flexibility and adaptability when encountering new and challenging situations
  • Cooperative work style and excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Respect for diversity and inclusion among colleagues and students

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in audiology, or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and/or service that supports equity and inclusion for all in the academic community.
  • Research expertise in balance, hearing conservation, amplification, or psychoacoustics. Other specialty areas will be considered.

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