COLLEGE Health and Human Services
DEPARTMENT: Communication Sciences and Disorders
POSITION TITLE: Audiology Tenure Track Faculty - Open Rank
Since 1952, Sacramento State has remained committed to training highly competent professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology and audiology and to providing the community with exceptional speech, language, swallowing and hearing services.
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders continues this commitment by providing speech-language pathology and audiology services to our community through our on-campus clinic, the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech, and Hearing Center. Through the campus-based clinic, graduate students evaluate and treat communication disorders under close supervision by faculty who are nationally certified and state licensed speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The Department offers the Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Second Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSAD2B-CCE), the Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degrees. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are integral to the commitment of the Department and University. For more information, please review the Sacramento State Antiracism and Inclusive Campus Plan https://www.csus.edu/diversity-inclusion/antiracism-inclusive-campus-plan.html
For more information about this department: https://www.csus.edu/college/health-human-services/communication-sciences-disorders/
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking two (2) 12-month, full-time, tenure track faculty, anticipated to start in the Fall of 2022. This appointment will involve teaching, research, and supervision of doctorate of audiology projects, as well as university and community service.
- Teaching a variety of Undergraduate and Graduate Coursework in Communication Science and Disorders including graduate-level audiology clinical methods and didactic courses.
- Clinical instruction/supervision in the university’s clinic and/or off-campus clinical sites.
- Academic advisement of undergraduate and graduate students.
- Scholarly activities, including pursuing research agendas that support chairing and serving on student doctoral projects committees.
- Service on Department, College, and University committees.
- Service to the campus and the community.
- Liaison to local professional networks in audiology.
- AuD (with documented research experience), Au.D/Ph.D., or Ph.D. in Audiology, Hearing Science, or a related field. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, candidates will be required to complete the doctoral degree by August 2022.
- Potential for teaching in higher education.
- Evidence of research and scholarly activities, such as peer-reviewed presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and grants.
- Potential for university and community service.
- Demonstrated ability to interact and work with students, staff, and colleagues in a diverse academic community.
- Potential for participation in department and university service.
- Possession of or immediately eligible for California state licensure in audiology and hearing aid dispenser license.
- Possession of or immediately eligible for ASHA CCC-A (ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology).
- Three or more years of previous clinical experience post-licensure.
- Three or more years of experience with clinical supervision.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. Applications must include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae (CV)
- Diversity Statement: The Department and University are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should indicate in their application how their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals promote a work environment that values inclusion.
- Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned. Applicants who are ABD are required to submit a letter from their dissertation chair with the expected date of completion with transcripts
- Statement on Scholarly Interests
- Teaching Philosophy including examples of inclusive and equitable pedagogical practices and/or equity-minded syllabi.
- Contact information for at least three (3) professional references
Applicants with Au.D. only (no Ph.D.) are required to submit a portfolio demonstrating research experience.
OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION:
We have a state-of-the-art audiology clinic with an additional 6,000 square feet of clinical space built in the summer of 2021 that includes 5 booths and 5 consultation rooms, a vestibular lab with rotary chair, a variety of equipment (electrophysiology, hearing aids, diagnostics, etc.) as well as a student computer room. All full-time Au.D. program faculty in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders receive 3 units of release time for research and scholarly activity to chair and support doctoral research projects.
We have a rich interprofessional department within Folsom Hall on the south end of campus with opportunities to collaborate across campus. Located in Sacramento, our department offers the opportunity for collaborative working relationships with faculty and clinicians at local clinics, schools, and university medical centers. The candidate would enter into a fully established department with three cohorts of AuD students. This position would offer campus resources to support the candidate’s teaching, research, and service activities.
About Sacramento State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
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