1441 & 1488 Open Rank Faculty, Audiology

The School of Audiology in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University seeks candidates for an open-rank faculty position to participate in the on-going development of an accelerated three-year (121 credits), block-curriculum Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree program.  The position is an 11-month, tenure track position.  Start date is flexible. Candidates with clinical interests and expertise are especially encouraged to apply.  Responsibilities include: (a) Teaching in the AuD program, both didactically and clinically; (b) Developing and maintaining a line of scholarship that results in dissemination and may include mentoring student scholarship (c) Participating in the overall development and growth of the school; and (d) Engaging in service to the school, college, university, and community.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Traits

Qualified candidates must have: (a) Earned research doctorate (PhD or EdD) in audiology, hearing science, or related field; (b) Oregon audiology license; individuals who do not yet hold but are eligible for an Oregon audiology license may be considered but the license must be acquired before the start date; (c) Commitment to interprofessional health care education and service delivery in keeping with the mission and vision of the College of Health Professions.  The opportunity to provide direct clinical service while also mentoring students is available.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Traits

Desirable areas of expertise include auditory processing disorders, educational audiology, pediatric aural rehabilitation, tinnitus and/or implantable devices.  Other areas of professional expertise may be considered if supportive of the overall growth of the School of Audiology and its AuD program and clinic.  Desirable experience and traits include: (a) Teaching experience, preferably at the university level; (b) Clinical supervision experience, preferably at the university level; and (c) Scholarship commensurate with the level of experience.  ASHA CCC-A and/or ABA Board Certification in Audiology is a plus. 

Working Conditions | Typical university teaching, administrative, and clinical environment. Modified block-curriculum teaching format. Clinical service delivery, supervision, and teaching conducted during fall, spring, and summer terms.  


Applicants interested in this rewarding opportunity should email (1) letter of application, (2) CV/resume, (3) statement of teaching and clinical education philosophy (separate from letter of application), and (4) complete contact information for three professional references, as PDF attachments to: Renée Castilla, Manager of Administrative Services, School of Audiology, Pacific University, via email at renee.castilla@pacificu.edu.

Review of applications will begin February 8, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Application materials will be screened and candidates selected for interview will be notified by telephone or email.  The hiring process may consist of multiple interviews and can last several weeks.  Employment is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Pacific University | Founded by Congregational pioneers in 1849, Pacific University is one of the oldest chartered institutions of higher education in the West. With the historical campus located in Forest Grove, Oregon (about 25 miles west of Portland), the university also has campuses in Eugene, Hillsboro, Portland, and Woodburn. Currently the university enrolls over 3,500 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of study. Pacific University strives to provide an education of exceptional quality in liberal arts, business, sciences, and selected professional programs to prepare students for service to a changing community, nation, and world. The university is committed to diversity, sustainability, discovery and excellence, and to inspiring students to think, care, create, and pursue justice in a global community. Pacific University has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and The Princeton Review as a “Best College” based on quality, price and financial aid.


It is the policy of Pacific University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, military, veteran or Vietnam Era status in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other classification protected under state or federal law, or city ordinance.  Questions or complaints may be directed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2043 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, provost@pacificu.edu.