The School of Audiology & Speech Sciences at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenure track or tenure) with a preference for expertise in Pediatric Audiology.
The School of Audiology & Speech Sciences offers an intensive two-to-three-year- audiology or speech-language pathology graduate program consisting of coursework, research and supervised community-based clinical practice leading to the M.Sc. degree. It offers Ph.D. and postdoctoral education. Our facilities include state-of-the-art teaching labs, research labs, and study areas that create an ideal learning space. There are numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching collaborations at the University. The campus, surrounded by forest and bordering the ocean, is also close to Vancouver downtown, which offers a variety of commercial, arts, and entertainment activities.
Reporting to the Director of the School of Audiology & Speech Sciences, the successful candidate will carry out research, supervision of student research, service, and course-based instruction in Audiology, primarily in the areas of Pediatric Audiology, Aural Rehabilitation, and/or Cochlear Implants.
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent, with preference given to those who have a professional qualification in Audiology.
If appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a record of research productivity commensurate with experience and strong potential for developing a successful research program and effective teaching skills. They must be willing to participate in the affairs of the School and the University. If appointed at the rank of Associate Professor, the successful candidate will have demonstrated evidence of successful teaching and the ability to direct graduate students, evidence of sustained and productive scholarly activity, and must be willing to participate in the affairs of the School and the University. In addition, the successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate and interact with empathy, understanding and respect for diverse and divergent perspectives and behaviours.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application outlining the applicant’s research and teaching interests, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of references. If applying for the rank of Assistant Professor, please provide three letters of reference. If applying for the rank of Associate Professor, please provide four arm’s length letters of reference. The complete application package should be directed to:
Dr. Jeff Small, Director & Associate Professor
School of Audiology & Speech Sciences
Subject Line: Audiology Assistant / Associate Professor Position
Review of applications will begin on November 01, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is July 01, 2023, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.
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The Faculty - comprised of approximately 2,200 administrative support, technical/research and management and professional staff, as well approximately 650 full-time academic and over 10,000 clinical faculty members - is composed of 19 academic basic science and/or clinical departments, three schools, and 24 research centres and institutes. Together with its University and Health Authority partners, the Faculty delivers innovative programs and conducts research in the areas of health and life sciences. Faculty, staff and trainees are located at university campuses, clinical academic campuses in hospital settings and other regionally based centres across the province.
This position is located within a health-care facility, therefore, the successful candidate will be required to provide verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by a provincial health mandate.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Unit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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