The Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Special Education in the Dewar College of Education and Human Services seeks qualified applicants for a tenure track, academic faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor to serve as an Audiologist. Appointment date is August 1, 2020.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Teaching a combination of graduate and undergraduate courses; • Conducting and publishing research; • Directing student research; • Providing clinical supervision across the age spectrum; • Providing services in the Speech and Hearing clinic on campus and performing other scholarly services; • Serving on Departmental, College, and University committees as assigned; • Providing service to the profession and community are expected.
The Department offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study that lead to a bachelor of science in education degrees, a master of education in communication disorders, and a clinical doctorate. Our diverse faculty is highly qualified and bring a variety of experiences to the academic and clinical environment. The department is also home to the Valdosta Speech & Hearing Clinic. The goal of the Clinic is to offer hearing evaluations, speech evaluations, and speech/language therapy to the community. Services are provided by graduate clinicians, who are supervised by licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologists.
Valdosta State University, founded in 1906 and elevated to university status in 1993, is a regional comprehensive university located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast green lawns, Spanish mission style architecture and an award-winning design. The university serves a student enrollment of approximately 11,200 from all states within the US and hosts over 300 international students from more than 76 countries. Located in the city of Valdosta, the city is a very family-friendly area with new housing developments, modest living costs, excellent public and private schools, a vibrant music and arts scene, and a 170-acre theme park, Wild Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta Regional Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. The city is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75 and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida and a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more information visit https://www.valdosta.edu and for more information about the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com.
Online application is required and should be submitted by January 17, 2020. For more information contact Dr. Gorham-Rowan, Search Chair, via email email@example.com or phone (229) 219-1327. Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.
Required qualifications include: • Doctoral degree in Audiology or closely related field required by the appointment date; • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) and eligibility for Georgia state license in Audiology; • Minimum of three years of service in public schools, Health Sciences, ENT office, The VA or teaching at the university level; • Expertise in technology use and integration for teaching; • Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, as well as scholarship; • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Preference will be given to those with: • Experiences with Hearing evaluations for children and adults. • Experience with teaching Audiology and Instrumentation. • Knowledge and Skills in aural rehabilitation. • Experience in assessment of auditory processing. • Record of publication activity in peer reviewed journals.
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About Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University is a regional university within the University System of Georgia located in Valdosta, Georgia. The College of Education includes eight departments and is accredited by NCATE with the University accredited by SACS. Enrollment is approximately 13,000 students with nearly one-third majoring in education. Valdosta is a city of approximately 50,000 located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75.