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Clinical Assistant Professor – Audiology (Position #26998)

Posted On: Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Position Type: Faculty
College/Division: College of Health and Human Sciences
Department: School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Contact: Kadie Threloff | kthreloff@niu.edu


This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track Audiology Clinical Assistant Professor position. The faculty member is responsible for all aspects of direct patient care and will provide clinical and classroom instruction to AuD and/or undergraduate students. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, participating in research projects, coordinating community outreach programs, and serving on committees within the university and/or professional organizations.

NIU is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Extensive located 60 miles west of Chicago. The audiology program is part of the interdisciplinary School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. Faculty in audiology, physical therapy, rehabilitation counseling, and speech-language pathology collaborate in clinical and research endeavors. Current projects include a developmental play group, balance evaluations, and language/listening evaluations and treatment. The prospective candidate will work with a diverse student and clinic population and enjoy a comfortable work/life balance. Excellent off-campus sites are available for practicum, research, and grant development. The school includes a 27,000 sq. ft. multidisciplinary clinic space which houses the Speech-Language-Hearing and Physical Therapy Clinics. For more information about the program, visit http://www.chhs.niu.edu/audiology/index.shtml


Successful candidate will hold an Au.D. and/or Ph.D. in audiology, CCC-A, and Illinois licensure or eligibility. Preference will be given to individuals who have experience working with graduate students, three years of clinical experience, and expertise in tinnitus or medical audiology.


Review of completed application will begin May 6, 2016, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:

Kadie Threloff
Northern Illinois University,
School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders,
DeKalb IL, 60115,

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

For more information about the audiology program, visit http://www.chhs.niu.edu/aud/default.asp.

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