VICE CHAIR OF AUDIOLOGY ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR DIVISION OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
West Virginia University has an exciting opportunity in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Human Performance Department within the School of Medicine for a full-time, tenure or clinical track (12-month) Vice Chair of Audiology to contribute to a well-established, currently accredited program with a tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service at the Associate/Full Professor rank. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. With an investment by the university in the program's future, this individual will revise the Doctorate of Audiology program while assisting in the development of a new clinical facility. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of WVU and the programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders housed within the School of Medicine.
The successful candidate will provide high-quality, effective clinical and classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as direct research programs in audiology. Primary responsibility will be to develop a three-year Audiology Program while also participating in scholarship which will lead to peer-reviewed publications in the appropriate areas of expertise while also developing a regional, national, and international conference presence. This person will foster a department culture of collegiality, collaboration, and trust, while promoting and demonstrating innovation and resourcefulness and also seeking to promote partnerships within the department, community, and other related programs. Active engagement in departmental, university, and professional service activities is also expected.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.