The Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences at Rush University Medical Center in Downtown Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position in Audiology with a starting day of July 1, 2019. Primary responsibilities include teaching in the Au.D. Program, research and scholarly pursuits, student advisement and clinical service in the qualified candidate’s area of expertise.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in Audiology or a related field with previous experience in teaching, research, and clinical service consistent with expectations for a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level. An Illinois license in Audiology or eligibility is required. Preferred areas of expertise include amplification and (re)habilitation, but candidates with a track-record of research and scholarly productivity will be considered in all areas.
The individual will hold a faculty appointment in Communication Disorders and Sciences. The Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) environment facilitates interprofessional collaboration with colleagues in speech-language pathology, otolaryngology, neurology, pediatrics, psychology, geriatrics and other specialties.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a letter of interest no later than January 31, 2019, for full consideration. Applications submitted after that date may be also considered until the position is filled. Please submit applications to the following:
Informal inquires can be directed to Valeriy Shafiro, Search committee chair,
SpecialtyDepartment of Communication Disorders and Sciences
Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.
Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.
Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.
Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.
The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.
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