University of Connecticut, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Position ID:UConn-Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences-2019512 [#13634, 493476]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences / audiology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/04/25, listed until 2020/03/03)
Position Description:    

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Connecticut seeks an Assistant Professor-in-Residence for a non-tenure-track appointment at the main campus located in Storrs, Connecticut.

The Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) Department is a CAA-accredited program in both audiology and speech-language pathology.  The department has 14 faculty members, 350 undergraduate and 125 graduate students.  The SLHS Department is a key component of the UConn Cognitive Sciences Program and a participating department in the interdisciplinary training program funded by a National Science Foundation IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training) grant (https://nbl.cogsci.uconn.edu). SLHS is also a core department for the UConn grants for Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) and pediatric audiology. The Storrs campus is located in rural Connecticut, 30 minutes from Hartford and 60 minutes from Providence, RI, between Boston (90 minutes away) and New York City (2 ½ hours away).

The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in audiology.  The teaching load will be four courses for one semester and three courses for the other semester. In addition, this individual will be expected to participate in outreach and service activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications include a completed terminal degree (e.g., Au.D., Ph.D. related field) or an equivalent foreign terminal degree at the time of appointment and a proven record of teaching excellence.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications include a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology and experience teaching a broad range of topics in audiology.  The successful candidate will be able to foster a collegial working atmosphere.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This position is a nine-month, non-tenure track position with reappointment annually.  The anticipated start date is January 21, 2020. This position does not lead to permanent academic tenure and will be filled subject to budgetary approval. This appointment will be at the main campus in Storrs, CT.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application.  Applicants should send a letter of application, with a curriculum vitae, and copies of relevant research reports and publications. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  For more information regarding the Department of SLHS please visit the department website at [https://slhs.uconn.edu/].  Please contact Dr. Christine Njuki (email: Christine.njuki@uconn.edu) for other inquiries. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable acceptable candidate is found.  

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019512)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

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The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Further Info:
http://slhs.uconn.edu/
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Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Connecticut
850 Bolton Road, Unit 1085
Storrs, CT 06269-1085

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