Department: IUSM - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery in Indianapolis, Indiana, is seeking to fill an immediate opening for a tenure- or research- track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or above (commensurate with qualifications), focusing on research in the area of hearing loss and cochlear implantation. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in audiology, speech and hearing science, psychology, medicine, or a related discipline, and have significant experience and/or potential for developing an independent, extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate will join faculty research colleagues in the DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory at IUSM, a vibrant successful laboratory with an extensive portfolio of research projects. Studies performed in this laboratory provide groundbreaking knowledge on speech, language, and neurocognitive development in children and adults with hearing loss who receive hearing aids or cochlear implants.
Candidates will be expected to participate in the School's missions of research, teaching and service, including developing and supporting a successful, high-visibility independent research program. Responsibilities will consist of research design, manuscript writing, grant writing, and directing research projects as a principal investigator. Other responsibilities will include collaboration on other research projects with colleagues, education/supervision of trainees (medical students, residents, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows), and contributions to the service missions of the department and school.
The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery has a broad research, clinical, and teaching mission, including a medical student education program, residency, and research fellowships. Startup funding and institutional resources will be made available based on the qualifications and needs of the candidate, including the potential for endowed funding if appropriate.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Doctoral or terminal degree required. Qualified applicants should have a doctoral degree in audiology, speech and hearing science, psychology, medicine, or a related discipline and demonstrated evidence of leadership, high-quality publications, and potential for extramural funding.
NIH Grant writing experience preferred.
Department Contact for Questions:
Charles Yates email@example.com or Sarah Maxwell firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM010262016
Internal Number: 10618
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