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Tenure Track Faculty - Audiology [2 positions]

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences

COLLEGE: College of Health and Human Services

DEPARTMENT: Communication Sciences and Disorders

POSITION TITLE: Tenure Track Faculty - Audiology (Open Rank)

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Since 1952, California State University, Sacramento 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 the metropolitan Sacramento 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, equity, and inclusion are integral to the commitment of the Department and University. The Department seeks qualified candidates who can contribute to racial diversity, equity, and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching, and scholarship. Accordingly, the Department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups in higher education. To learn more about the university’s commitment to antiracism and inclusion please see the campus plan.

POSITION DETAILS:

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 2023. This appointment will involve teaching, research, supervision of doctorate of audiology projects, as well as university and community service.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Teaching a variety of Undergraduate and Graduate Coursework in Communication Science and Disorders, including graduate-level audiology clinical methods and theory courses.
  • Clinical 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 project committees.
  • Service on Department, College, and University committees.
  • Service to the campus and the community.
  • Liaison with local professional networks in audiology.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Au.D. (with documented research experience), Au.D./Ph.D., or Ph.D. in Audiology, Hearing Science, or a related field. ABD will be considered, but all requirements for the doctorate must be completed by August 2023.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse group of students.
  • Potential for research and scholarly activities, such as, but not limited to, peer-reviewed presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and grants. (i.e., demonstrated interested in, learning about, gaining experience in, and being receptive to feedback to improve in scholarly and creative activity).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possession of, or immediately eligible for, California state licensure in audiology and hearing aid dispenser license (by start date).
  • Possession of, or eligible for, ASHA CCC-A (ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology; by start date).
  • Previous clinical experience.
  • Potential for or experience with clinical supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to mentoring and working effectively with first-generation college and underrepresented undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to antiracism and inclusion. 
  • Potential for department, university, and community service. (i.e., demonstrated interested in, learning about, gaining experience in, and being receptive to feedback to improve in department, university, and community service in higher education).
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and work with students, staff, and colleagues in a diverse academic community.

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

Applications will begin to be reviewed on November 15, 2022.  The position is open until filled.  Applications must included:

  1. Cover letter relevant to the position.
  2. A current curriculum vitae (resume).
  3. Unofficial transcripts showing the highest degree completed. Applicants who are ABD are required to submit a letter from their dissertation chair with the expected date of completion with transcripts.
  4. A teaching philosophy statement that demonstrates the candidate’s potential or experience in teaching in higher education.*
  5. A diversity statement that describes the candidate’s demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse group of students and demonstrated ability to interact with students, faculty and staff in a diverse academic community.
  6. A statement of scholarly interests that support the development of a research agenda at Sac State.
  7. Proof of ASHA CCC-A or eligibility (PRAXIS scores and transcript showing terminal degree).
  8. Applicants with Au.D. only (i.e., no Ph.D.) are required to submit a portfolio demonstrating research experience.
  9. Names and contact information of three professional references.

 

The Department and University are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. All 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. Candidates should also provide examples of inclusive and equitable pedagogical practices and/or equity-minded syllabi in their statement of teaching.

 

OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION (Optional):

The Department has a state-of-the-art audiology clinic with an additional 6,000 square feet of clinical space built in the fall 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 additional units of release time for research and scholarly activity to chair and support doctoral research projects.

The Department has rich interprofessional opportunities within Folsom Hall on the south end of campus with additional opportunities to collaborate with departments 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 four cohorts of Au.D. 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 1,800 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit https://www.csus.edu/administration-business-affairs/internal/your-hr/benefits/reasonable-accomodation.html.

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit https://www.csus.edu/compliance/hr-compliance/mandatory-dhr-training.html .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at https://www.csus.edu/clery .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Eligibility Verification
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

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