Assistant Professor of Audiology

South Dakota State
Hub, SD
Closing date
Dec 4, 2023

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University of South Dakota

Working Title
Assistant Professor of Audiology

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USD-Communication Disorders

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The University of South Dakota is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor for the Audiology program in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. This 11-month position will have a start date of May 2024 or sooner if available.

Qualifications: Qualifications include an AuD or PhD degree in Audiology (ABD will be considered) or a related field with experience in teaching, research, and clinical service. A South Dakota license in Audiology or eligibility is required. Applicants need to possess or hold qualifications for ASHA CCC-A and/or ABA Certification. Potential to develop and maintain a research program in their area of expertise.

We prefer clinic experience in the areas of audiologic evaluations, hearing aids, and tinnitus but other areas of expertise will be considered. Two years of clinical experience required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include clinical education, pursuit of a research program in a topic related to audiology, and service to the department, college, and university. Didactic classroom education, supervision of audiology clinical practicum, student recruitment, and mentorship of student research projects are part of the job duties. We expect the successful candidate to be an engaging educator committed to a collaborative and welcoming environment. A wide variety of audiology-related topic areas would fulfil department needs. This position's primary responsibility will be in the didactic and clinical education for the Doctor of Audiology program.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin December and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

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Advertised Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Duration of the Term
11 months

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Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Proposed Rank
Assistant Professor

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Scope of Search
External (includes Internal)

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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota, located in Vermillion, SD at the heart of the Lewis and Clark Trail and just minutes from fishing, boating, and other recreation opportunities, is a comprehensive, liberal-arts-based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 9,000 students. The University is ranked among the nation's best small public universities in both the Princeton Review and the US News and World Report. It also houses the state's only accredited schools of medicine, law, and business. The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders offers undergraduate and CAA-accredited graduate degree programs in speech-language pathology and audiology, and provides comprehensive speech-language pathology and audiology services to the public at our Vermillion campus clinic and our satellite Scottish Rite Children's Clinic in Sioux Falls, SD. Additional information can be found at

A successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to work with people of varied backgrounds and create a welcoming environment to students and patients from varied ethic, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

USD is committed to fostering a dynamic and welcoming working and learning environment for all. USD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to ideological, political, or sectarian opinions or perspectives; or race, color, creed, religion, sex, ancestry, disability, national origin or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. USD is committed to the principles of free expression and encourages the timely and rational discussion of topics in an environment that is intellectually and ideologically diverse.

Contact Information

Dr. Lindsey Jorgensen, Professor

Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

The University of South Dakota

414 East Clark Street

Vermillion, SD 57069-2390

Phone: (605) 658-3870

FAX: (605)658-3359


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Cognitive Requirements

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