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Assistant/Associate Professor in Audiology - Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences
Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Internal Number: 253728
Rush University Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position in Audiology with a starting day of July 1, 2022. 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/Associate Professor level. An Illinois license in Audiology or eligibility is preferred. 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.
The Rush University Au.D. Program is ranked #8 nationwide by US News and World Report. In addition, RUMC is consistently ranked among the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and was awarded Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking Rush among the top four academic medical centers in the country. Located just west of the beautiful Chicago Skyline, Rush University offers all the benefits of living in a world-class city.
Rush University System for Health (RUSH) is an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College. Rush University Medical Center is an elite medical community recognized for excellence in patient care, medical discovery and clinical expertise. Our continued pursuits have earned Rush University Medical Center the distinction of being on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll for 2021-2022. This places the Medical Center amongst the top 20 of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated. U.S. News & World Report has also recognized nine Rush programs amongst the nation’s best, including top ten national rankings for neurology and neurosurgery and orthopedics. T...hese accolades, along with many others that include a decade of Magnet® designation, are a reflection of the collective efforts and commitment to excellence demonstrated by our physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical staff. Rush University Medical Center has received Vizient's Quality Leadership Award, ranking first among 99 academic medical centers across the country. For the second consecutive year, all three Rush University System for Health hospitals have earned the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation in the Healthcare Equality Index.