• Assistant Professor

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/26/2019 5:29 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    CHP Audiology & Speech Pathology
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the College of Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month faculty position, located in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are searching for a team-oriented faculty member. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.


    The Programs

    The Doctor of Audiology program is 11-semesters in length and is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. The Ph.D. program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is an expanded consortium with the University of Central Arkansas and the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and is reviewed by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. UAMS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. For further information about department and programs, please access our website:



    UAMS is Arkansas’ only academic health center with seven institutes including the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Stephens Spine Institute, Jones Eye Institute, Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy, Psychiatric Research Institute, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, and Translational Research Institute. The university has five colleges including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions (CHP) as well as a Graduate School of biomedical sciences. The College of Health Professions which houses the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and 14 other programs with the potential for innovative inter-professional opportunities.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: offered commensurate with experience



    • The faculty member will report to the program director of the audiology program in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and will have primary responsibility of teaching Au.D. and Ph.D. courses.
    • Supervising graduate students in clinical practicum.
    • Advising graduate students.
    • Directing student research.
    • Conducting scholarly activity.
    • Participating in university, community, and professional service.
    • May perform other duties as assigned.


    Required Qualifications

    • Ph.D. in audiology/hearing sciences (candidates within one year of completion of their doctoral degree requirements will be considered)
    • Eligibility for CCC-A
    • Eligibility for licensure in the state of Arkansas
    • Strong commitment to fulfill mission of the department, college, and university

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Expertise in the areas of balance assessment/treatment, audiological rehabilitation, amplification, and/or pediatric audiology/habilitation
    • Minimum of one-year clinical experience as a practicing audiologist
    • University or college teaching and student supervision experience
    • Ability to develop and conduct an externally-funded research program

    Application Process:

    Application with a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation are currently being accepted via the UAMS Jobs Portal. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


    Questions may be emailed:

    Sam Atcherson, Ph.D.

    Program Director and Professor, Audiology



    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None


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