Central Michigan University Audiology (Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor) in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Position Information

Position Summary

The Audiology Division in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Central Michigan University is seeking a full-time, academic year tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning August 2019 or an alternative negotiated start date. Consideration for Associate Professor rank will require evidence demonstrating teaching effectiveness, scholarly and creative activity based on published work, and service which is appropriate and consistent within the university and profession. The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and is located in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive benefits package and research support is available. Summer work opportunities exist. Responsibilities: Maintain a standard of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and service as outlined by the CMU Faculty Agreement and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Bylaws. Teaching. Teach undergraduate and graduate classes; supervise Au.D. students in clinical practicum. Research. Conduct research and scholarly endeavors leading to publications and external grants; direct student research. Service. Involvement in campus and community service; advise graduate students.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate (Ph.D., Sc. D., Ed.D. or equivalent) although ABD considered if it is clear the degree will be completed by the start of appointment. Must have or be eligible for CCC-A and Michigan audiology license. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: amplification, diagnostics, pediatric audiology, hearing conservation, cochlear implants or other related areas. Commitment to diversity and inclusion. Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D.; teaching experience at the university level; demonstrated experience in audiological practice and/or education; experience or demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts; demonstrated research agenda; proficiency in use of technology; and evidence of involvement with professional associations and organizations.

Message to Applicants

Applications must be submitted on-line at: www.jobs.cmich.edu. Electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a copy of academic transcripts and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date of the position will be August 2019 or an alternative negotiated start date. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. M. Dawn Nelson at nelso1md@cmich.edu

About CMU

Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.

CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.

Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences.

The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfilling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.

Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling.

Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions. and restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.

EEO Statement

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Position Title: Audiology (Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor)

College/Unit: The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions

Home Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Employee Group: Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year

Employment Status: Full-Time

Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year)

Position Classification: Tenure Track Faculty

Position Begin Date: 08/19/2019

About the Department: The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a faculty and staff of 28, and an enrollment of approximately 100 graduate and 180 undergraduate students. The department’s academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Over 5,000 clients are seen annually at the Audiology clinic of the Carls Center, including 60+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/CHP/hpacademics/communicationsdisorders/Pages/default.aspx The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of four academic units (Physical Education and Sport, Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in audiology, communication disorders, community health education, health services administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, health promotion, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU’s website is http://www.cmich.edu. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website: https://www.cmich.edu/colleges/chp/Pages/default.aspx

Posting Begins: 09/14/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Type of Recruitment: External