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Director of Clinical Education - Audiology

Position

The Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences (CAA-accredited) invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position as the Director of Clinical Education in Audiology, beginning July, 2016.  

Qualifications

Applicants should have an earned doctoral degree in Audiology (Au.D. or Ph.D.), ASHA certification, and eligibility for MD state licensure.  Applicants must demonstrate a sustained record of professional experience, including a minimum of 7 years as a clinical audiologist.  The successful applicant will also have significant background in clinical education/supervision of graduate students, and in program administration; classroom teaching experience is also desirable.  

About the Department

The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences offers B.A, M.A., Au.D., and Ph.D. degrees,  is one of the largest Hearing & Speech programs in the mid-Atlantic region (http://www.hesp.umd.edu), and is  recognized as one of the top-ranked programs nation-wide.  The Department’s Hearing & Speech Clinic has been in operation for more than 60 years and operates with approximately 5000 patient visits/year. It features hearing health care services across the lifespan within the Clinic as well as multiple outreach programs within the community.  The College Park campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area in close proximity to numerous world-renowned medical institutions and research facilities including the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland Medical Center.

To Apply

For best consideration, application materials should be received by April 15, 2016, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must complete the online application at https://ejobs.umd.edu (job position #104611).  Required application materials include: Curriculum Vitae, a personal statement addressing how your professional achievements qualify you for this leadership position (uploaded as supplemental document), and the names and email addresses of three individuals qualified to speak to your clinical, teaching, and mentoring skills and who can be contacted to furnish a letter of recommendation.  For questions about the position, please contact Colleen Worthington, Search Chair, by email at ckworth@umd.edu or at 301-405-4238.  The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Individuals from under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

Clinical Faculty - Audiology

Position

The Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences invites applications for a part-time/full-time (12 month) clinical faculty member (assistant professor) beginning immediately. Primary responsibilities include: clinical education of graduate and undergraduate students engaged in practicum in Audiology and provision of direct clinical services;potential for teaching courses within the Department; and opportunities for collaboration with research faculty.  Clinical faculty members are expected to participate in departmental activities, including committee service. Salary commensurate with experience; full benefits included.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a minimum of 5-7 years of experience working in the field of Audiology. Applicants with previous experience in clinical teaching or teaching classes in a university setting will be given preference.  Hearing aid expertise and evidence of a variety of clinical experiences preferred.  Minimum qualifications include:  Au.D. degree in Audiology, ASHA CCC-A, eligibility for Maryland Audiologist licensure.     

About the Department

Our department is recognized as one of the top-ranked Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report (America's Best Graduate Schools 2014). Our speech-language pathology program is ranked 17th and our audiologyprogram is ranked 21st. Both programs are in the top 10% of graduate programs in the discipline nationwide.  The Department's Hearing and Speech Clinic provides speech, language, and hearing services for individuals with communication disorders across the life span. The clinic includes a Language-Learning Early-Advantage Program (LEAP), which offers communication enrichment for children between the ages of three and five and especially welcomes children with speech and/or language delays only or children learning English as a second language.

To Apply

Complete an online application at https://ejobs.umd.edu (job position #119273).  Required materials include a letter of application, resume, and online reference letters (names/email addresses of three reference providers).Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For best consideration, submit your application by 3/11/16. For questions, contact Sharon Palmer (301-405-4220); spalmer1@umd.edu.  The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Coordinator for the Hearing and Speech in the Evening (HESPIE) program

Position

Hearing and Speech in the Evening (HESPIE) is a non-degree, post-baccalaureate program that is structured with the necessary prerequisite coursework to provide a strong background for graduate training in Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and in Hearing, Language, or Speech Sciences. We are searching for a coordinator for this program. This coordinator would be responsible for the following:

  • Advertising the program (recruiting student applicants)
  • Staffing (finding, mentoring, assisting, and evaluating appropriate course instructors)
  • Advising students in the program, and addressing student concerns/petitions
  • Addressing questions from prospective students
  • Ensuring the program continues to provide a high-quality education that prepares students for future success

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of two years of related experience. Graduate degree in speech-language pathology, audiology, or hearing & speech science strongly preferred. 

The position involves a great deal of student contact and requires excellent interpersonal skills. Successful candidates will possess enthusiasm and a positive approach to work, excellent rapport with diverse groups of people, and a commitment to the educational development of students.    

About the Department

Our department is recognized as one of the top-ranked Graduate Programs by U.S. News and World Report (America's Best Graduate Schools 2014). Our speech-language pathology program is ranked 17th and our audiologyprogram is ranked 21st. Both programs are in the top 10% of graduate programs in the discipline nationwide.  The Department's Hearing and Speech Clinic provides speech, language, and hearing services for individuals with communication disorders across the life span. The clinic includes a Language-Learning Early-Advantage Program (LEAP), which offers communication enrichment for children between the ages of three and five and especially welcomes children with speech and/or language delays only or children learning English as a second language.

To Apply

Complete an online application at http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/41632. Required materials include a cover letter, resume, and online reference letters (names/email addresses of three reference providers). Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For questions, contact Rochelle Newman (301-405-4226); rnewman1@umd.edu. The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.