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Assistant/Associate Professor in Hearing Sciences/Audiology at Purdue University

Purdue University- Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences
West Lafayette, Indiana
Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Graduate School or University
Job Function
Faculty Member
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level

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The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN is seeking applications for an assistant or associate level tenure-track faculty position in Hearing Science/Audiology. Researchers incorporating diverse methodologies to understand normal and/or disordered hearing are particularly encouraged to apply. Primary criteria are excellence in research and teaching. A PhD in Hearing Science/Audiology or a related field is required. Successful applicants will be able to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will have a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the academic community. The position is a 9-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 2023.

Housed within the state-of-the-art Lyles-Porter Hall, The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences has accredited and highly ranked clinical programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and awards Bachelors, Masters, AuD, and PhD degrees. With 20 tenure track and 14 clinical faculty members, the Department is diverse and collegial, and hosts a thriving interdisciplinary community. Research areas represented in the Department include Speech & Hearing Sciences, Neuroscience, Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Linguistics. Research-clinical collaborations are encouraged and are facilitated by the M.D. Steer Speech and Hearing Clinic housed within the building, which serves as a Medicare and third-party insurance provider, provides diagnostic and rehabilitative services to patients across the lifespan - including infants, and averages over 2,000 patient visits a year.


Faculty have access to an adjacent MRI research facility and have the opportunity to capitalize on an extraordinary network of collaborations and resources that includes strong support for inter-disciplinary and translational research. Faculty lead two interdisciplinary NIH training grants in Communication Disorders and in Auditory Neuroscience. Faculty in the Department have ongoing collaborations with other departments: Department of Psychological Sciences, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Linguistics, College of Veterinary Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, and programs/centers (e.g., Purdue Autism Research Center, Advanced Methods at Purdue, Center for Brain, Behavior, and NeuroRehabilitation, Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, Center on Aging and the Life Course).


Purdue University’s SLHS Department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 14, 2022. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. A curriculum vitae, letter of application, three selected publications, a research plan, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement should be submitted through this link: ( In addition, three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in both research and teaching should be sent to Teasha McKinley ( Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Michael Heinz, ( A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply




The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is internationally renowned for its scientists, clinicians and students. Together, we teach and discover to better comprehend human communication — from speaking to hearing to understanding. At many universities, students learn facts discovered by others, but SLHS faculty and students make the discoveries that define clinical practice now and in the future. As clinicians, scholars, scientists and students, we are engineers, linguists, neuroscientists, physiologists and psychologists. We integrate approaches from a diverse range of fields and share the common goal to put the evidence in evidence-based practice. Join us as we work together to discover new knowledge, translate discovery into cutting-edge clinical practice, and improve lives across the globe.

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