Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure-Track Position Available in Audiology/Hearing Science at Ohio University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology/Hearing Sciences

Tenure-track Faculty in Audiology

The Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Ohio University is seeking a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor of Audiology/Hearing Sciences rank to begin Fall Semester 2017 (start date is August 16, 2017).

This position will establish a research program and teach courses in areas related to the candidate’s area of expertise as well as provide service to the school, college and university.

Those with expertise in aural rehabilitation, Deaf Studies, ASL, psychoacoustics, diagnostic audiology, vestibular, pediatrics and education audiology, and hearing aids, are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field (ABD considered with completion by appointment date), successful teaching experience, commitment to active learning and use of technology, a plan for establishing and conducting independent research, and be eligible for Ohio licensure in audiology.

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits including educational benefits for employee and eligible dependents.

Minimum Qualifications:  The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or closely related field. ABD considered with completion by employment date; evidence of successful teaching; commitment to active learning and use of technology in the learning process; plan for establishing and conducting independent research; eligibility for Ohio licensure in audiology.

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience and/or interest in interprofessional collaborations; interest in and/or experience in aural rehabilitation, Deaf Studies, ASL, psychoacoustics, diagnostic audiology, vestibular, pediatrics and education audiology, and hearing aids, Certificate of Clinical Competence in audiology awarded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or satisfactory completion of requirements in order to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.  For full consideration, apply by January 9, 2017.   For details and to apply go to: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/15808

Applicants with questions may contact:

Jeffrey DiGiovanni, Ph.D., Search Chair; digiovan@ohio.edu; 740.597.1260

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action institution.

 

Seattle VA CF Announcement for 2017

SPEECH PATHOLOGY CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

VA PUGET SOUND HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

Positions begin: SEPTEMBER 2017

Deadline for applications: January 12, 2017

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System Clinical Fellowships provide experience in the evaluation and treatment of adults with cognitive communication impairments, aphasia, motor speech disorders, swallowing disorders/dysphagia and voice disorders.  The Clinical Fellow can expect training in performing fluoroscopic and endoscopic swallow evaluations, endoscopic voice evaluations, post laryngectomy voice restoration as well as assistive technology for augmenting communication and cognition.   The Clinical Fellow works closely with a variety of specialty services and teams, including Neurology, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Nutrition, Otolaryngology, Primary Care and the Traumatic Brain Injury/Polytrauma Program.

We are currently accepting applications for Clinical Fellows, with rotations in both our Seattle and American Lake Divisions.  The Seattle division includes experiences in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and spinal cord injury units, a community living center, and general outpatient. The American Lake division (in Lakewood, Washington) focuses on experiences in general outpatient, the community living center, and the Polytrauma clinic and team (VA Puget Sound provides Polytrauma Care (Level II) services for OEF/OIF veterans). Outcomes/Evidence based practice for treatment across communicative, cognitive and swallowing disorders is emphasized.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

* CF positions are  twelve months. Tentatively scheduled to begin early September 2017.

* CF positions are 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday) with a compensation package that includes salary, health benefits, and sick and annual leave.

* These are temporary appointments without potential to become permanent positions.

*Applicants with a strong academic background and/or clinical experience in neuroscience, neurogenic cognitive/ communication disorders, voice, and dysphagia are preferred.

*Only US citizens are eligible to apply.

 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING:

Please send the following items all together in ONE PDF document. Please use label “SeattleVAapplication(lastname)”.

1)  Resume/CV

2)  Letter of interest

3)  2 Letters of Recommendation from faculty or clinical supervisors –Letters should be scanned and emailed directly in same packet or hard copy sent to the address below.

4)  Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (these can be unofficial)

5)  A brief (1/2 – 1 page) summary of a memorable assessment and/or course of intervention with a patient: please provide a brief overview of your history with the patient, and why this experience was memorable.

All application packets must be received by COB on Thursday, January 12 , 2017. All interviews will be held on January 26, 2017 (in person or via videoconference).  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.  You will only be notified if you are being considered for an interview.

For further information or questions, interested candidates may contact Junette Hope McGougin at

Junette.McGougin2@va.gov or (253) 583-1861.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Speech-Language Pathology (A-117-RCS)
Attention: Junette Hope McGougin
9600 Veterans Drive SW
Tacoma, WA 98493

Graduate Student Fellowship in Aging – due 2/1/17

UWRA Graduate Student Fellowship in Aging

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2017 12 noon (PST)

The University of Washington Retirement Association has endowed a fellowship to support graduate students of outstanding academic merit who have a demonstrated academic and personal interest in aging-related issues or concerns.

This fellowship will provide a monthly stipend equivalent to the PDTA 2 level (currently $2,572/month), GAIP health insurance, and a waiver of a maximum of 18 credits of state-tuition (except for U-PASS fee and international student fee).  The fellowship must be used in 2017-18 academic year.

At the time of application, students must be matriculated in a UW graduate degree tuition-based program and not in their last year of study.  (Students in fee-based programs are not eligible.)  The recipient of the award must be enrolled in full-time credits (at least 10) during the quarter in which he/she takes the fellowship.

Please see our website at http://grad.uw.edu/graduate-student-funding/for-students/fellowships/list-of-fellowships/uw-retirement-association-fellowship-in-aging/ for further information.  Detailed on that page are also the application requirements and process (statements, letters of recommendation, etc.) as well as criteria for selection.

The selected recipient(s) will be invited to attend the UWRA luncheon in spring 2017.  They will also be asked to give an informal presentation to UWRA members on their research/academic and personal interests related to aging during the year of the award.

Two Faculty Positions available at University of Massachusetts Amherst

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION DISORDERS has two faculty positions available –

POSITION: Open Rank Professor in Communication Disorders. Full-time, tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2017. See attached flyer with additional details and link for applying:

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https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=77411&CNTRNO=O&TSTMP=1475769217471

POSITION: Assistant Professor in Communication Disorders. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position beginning September 1, 2017. See attached flyer with additional details and link for applying:

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https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=77523

Graduate Student Funding – Apply Now!

A number of scholarship/fellowship application openings have been announced by the UW Graduate School, in addition to some other outside funding.  Below is a summary of funding opportunities that are applicable to our students and programs, along with links to additional information and the applications.

UW: Latino/a Scholars Graduate School Fellowship  DUE 12/16/16

Award: $1,500

Requirements:  Any Master’s or Doctoral student whose research, work, and/or service demonstrates their commitment to Latino/a communities.

 

UW: Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship   DUE 1/3/17

Award:  $18,000 stipend plus tuition

Requirements:  U.S. citizen, doctoral student with an outstanding undergrad record, financial need (FAFSA filed), conducting research in the U.S. in a field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences (including law, medicine, engineering, architecture, or other formal professional training.

 

UW: Bonderman Travel Fellowship  DUE 1/9/17

Award: $20,000 for 8 months of travel

Requirements:  Graduate or professional student interested in engaging in an independent exploration and travel abroad opportunity between June 2017 and June 2018.

Information Sessions:

Thursday, 11/17, 4:30-5:30 pm – Allen Auditorium, Allen Library

Tuesday, 11/29, 6:30-7:30 pm – online information session

Online Q&A sessions from 12:15 -12:45 pm on these Thursday dates: Dec. 1, 15, 22, 29 and on this Friday: Dec. 9 

 

UW: Graduate School International Research & Study Fellowships   DUE 2/6/17

Award:   $2,400 per month, and paid health insurance (GAIP), for one-quarter to support international study or research abroad. Will fund research and/or study periods of three months, corresponding to regular UW quarter dates during 2017-2018.

Requirements:  Graduate students in state programs (fee-based students are ineligible) who are not enrolled in a formal UW Study Abroad Program.

 

CAPCSD:  Frances J. Laven Scholarship   DUE 1/5/17

Award: $5,000

Requirements:  Master’s or Doctoral student at a CAPCSD institution (which we are) demonstrating exemplary service. Examples of service may include (but are not limited to) community service, service to the department or university, or service to the greater discipline.

Special Application Note:  The Department may only nominate one student across the MS and AuD programs for this award. If you are interested, please submit the following information electronically to Julie Leonardo no later than Monday December 5, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  The department will then select one invidual to put forward for the nomination.

1) your resume

2) one page essay (instruction are on the application)

3) the name of one faculty mentor who would be able to write a letter to CAPCSD on your behalf, if you are selected.

 

CAPCSD:   PhD Scholarship Application   DUE 2/1/17

Award: $20,000

Requirements: Doctoral student who has advanced to candidacy (Ph.C.) at a CAPCSD institution (which we are).

Special Application Note:  The Department may only nominate one PhD student for this award. If you are interested, please submit the following information electronically to Julie Leonardo no later than Friday January 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  The department will then select one invidual to put forward for the nomination.

1) Completed cover letter with brief introduction of the research project and stated commitment to an academic position upon completion of Ph.D. program. The cover letter should also include reference to current Ph.D. funding and how a CAPCSD Scholarship would facilitate completion of dissertation research (two pages, doublespaced, 12-point font).
2) Completed summary of dissertation research (1,000 word limit; ~3 double-spaced pages; 12-point font).
3) Letter of support from research mentor
4) Curriculum Vitae
5) Mentor’s bio sketch

 

LSVT: LSVT Global Student Small Grants   DUE 2/17/17

Award: Two $1500 awards

Requirements: Master’s or Doctoral students in Speech-Language Pathology  planning on or completing behavioral treatment studies with neurologically impaired patients.

Special Note:  Applicants are asked to submit letters of intent by February 17, 2017. If selected for phasee 2, invitations to write a full proposal will be sent within 2 weeks of this date (March 3, 2017) and full proposal for consideration will be due on April 7, 2017.

2017 Bonderman Fellowship Info Sessions & Application (due 1/9/17)

The 2017 Bonderman Fellowship application now available!
Deadline: January 9, 2017, 12 noon (PST)

The 2017 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is now available and we encourage you to consider applying! This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.

The first information session is Wednesday, 11/2, 12:30-1:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library!

David Bonderman – the donor – wishes to give students an opportunity to experience learning and growth in new and unexpected ways. Bonderman Fellows will undertake international travel on their own for eight months, to six or more countries in two or more major regions of the world. Through solo travel the Fellows will focus on exploration and discovery, learning about the world and themselves in it.

Up to seven graduate and seven undergraduate Bonderman Fellowships will be awarded in spring 2017. Each Fellowship carries a $20,000 award to be used only for extended solo international travel. Fellows may not conduct research, pursue an academic project, or participate in a formal program or organization.

Eligibility:
All applicants must be enrolled (for graduate students “on leave” status is not considered enrolled) and in good standing at the UW during the quarter the application is due and must hold US citizenship or permanent resident status. Good standing in this regard refers not only to academic but also disciplinary and conduct standing. Additionally:

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS: All students in graduate or professional degree programs are eligible to apply.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: All undergraduate students with senior credit standing AND who also meet ONE of the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • at least a 3.65 cumulative UW GPA by the start of Winter 2017; OR
  • participation and good standing in the University Honors Program (Interdisciplinary, Departmental or College Honors) or in UW Tacoma’s Global Honors Program, by the start of Winter 2017. Undergraduates in one of these Honors programs DO NOT need to have 3.65 UW GPA or higher to apply, but simply must be in good standing in their respective programs, whatever that might mean.

To learn more about this extraordinary opportunity, please attend one of the information sessions listed on the website.

Applications must be submitted by 12:00 pm (noon) January 9, 2017.

More information about the fellowship, information sessions, and the application can be found at: bonderman.uw.edu

Regards,
The Office of Fellowships and Awards, The Graduate School
The University Honors Program, Undergraduate Academic Affairs

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Audiology, Non-Tenure-Track – University of Houston

The University of Houston Communication Sciences and Disorders Department is currently seeking to fill a position for CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Audiology, Non-Tenure-Track. 

Minimum qualifications include: earned AuD or AuD/ PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related field, ASHA clinical certification, experience in clinical audiology and current eligibility for Texas state licensing as clinical audiologist. Teaching experience at the university level strongly preferred.

More details regarding this exciting opportunity are attached.  Please feel free to share with your colleagues.

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