Assistant Professor or Instructor of Audiology - Tenure Track

 The University of West Georgia General Information

The University of West Georgia is a rapidly growing institution located approximately 50 minutes west of Atlanta. The University enrolls over 11,000 graduate and undergraduate students and is one of Georgia's four robust-tier institutions. It has been identified in each of the last five years as one of the Southeast's best public regional comprehensive universities.

The College of Education offers baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees across four departments and is a recognized leader in the preparation of professionals in education, counseling, and sport management. The College and constituent programs are nationally accredited, including NCATE, CACREP, and CAA.

The College of Education is currently seeking nominations and applications for tenure-track positions throughout the College from energetic individuals who are interested in working in a collaborative, entrepreneurial, and dynamic academic organization. Qualified candidates will have successful experience or demonstrated promise in: supervising field-based or clinical activities, conducting meaningful research and scholarship, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, guiding undergraduate and graduate student research, identifying and pursuing collaborative and entrepreneurial opportunities, developing and providing instruction through on-line or alternative methods, and developing collaborative relationships with academic and non-academic partners.

 

Assistant Professor or Instructor of Audiology - Tenure Track
The Department of Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling in the College of Education at the University of West Georgia invites dynamic applicants to join our rapidly-growing, ASHA CAA accredited Speech-Language Pathology Program. The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is doctoral granting and NCATE-accredited, a recognized leader in preparing exemplary practitioners for all educational roles. The College offers high level technological support, mentoring for new faculty, and opportunities to work with graduate students at all levels and to partner with school districts, and has developed a Comprehensive Community Clinic which offers speech language pathology and audiology services to the West Georgia region. The University of West Georgia, one of Georgia’s four robust-tier universities, is a rapidly growing institution located approximately 50 minutes west of Atlanta. Our 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. It ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.

Position Description
The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities including (1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, including on-line instruction; (2) supervising students in school, clinical and research settings; (3) advising students; (4) participating in broad-based university, college, and departmental committee work and professional service; and (5) developing/sustaining a research agenda in a chosen specialty area while sustain scholarly productivity. Additional program information is located at https://www.westga.edu/academics/education/cspc/index.php

Required Qualifications
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An earned graduate degree in Audiology, Speech-language Pathology, or Communication Sciences/Disorders, AuD in Audiology or a related field (e.g., special education, rehabilitation, public health, educational psychology, etc.) from an accredited institution. A doctoral degree is preferred
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Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP or CCC-A)
•    Possess a specialization in audiology in addition to any of the following specialty areas: voice disorders, neurogenic communication disorders, speech science, aural rehabilitation, and/or stuttering/fluency
•    A minimum of 3 years successful teaching, clinical experience, and/or work in the field of communication sciences and disorders is preferred.

Application Process
Applications will be reviewed beginning June 1, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Electronic submissions are encouraged. Submit a letter addressing the qualifications cited above, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references to:

Dr. Mark Parrish, Department Chair
Department of Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling
College of Education
University of West Georgia
Carrollton, GA 30118
mparrish@westga.edu

Should you be recommended for the position, Board of Regents policy requires official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and completion of a background check.
This is a tenure-track position with the possibility for summer employment. Start date for the position is August 1, 2017. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity. Women and minorities are invited and encouraged to apply.