Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor - Audiology Faculty

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
301401 - Speech and Hearing Sci Lbk

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Posts in Specialty Journal, Transcript, Writing Sample, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) invites applicants for 12-month, tenure-track audiology faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate level.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.  The successful applicant will have an earned Ph.D. degree in audiology, current CCC-A, and be eligible for Texas licensure. In addition, a candidate with appropriate background experience can be considered for moving into the position of Audiology Program Director. The audiology faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in audiology or hearing science, supervise graduate students in audiology practicum, conduct research in their area(s) of interest, and provide service to the department, university, and profession.  The audiology area of specialization is open. 
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a multi-campus institution, with the campus in Lubbock serving as the administrative center.  By being a part of a multidisciplinary, multi-school health sciences center, faculty and students have opportunities for interprofessional practice and interprofessional education, in addition to collaborative research.
The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences offers two undergraduate programs (traditional Bachelor’s and a post-baccalaureate) and three graduate programs (Master’s in SLP, AuD, and the Communication Disorders concentration for the Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science).  More information regarding the audiology program can be found at  The Department houses a Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic, serving patients throughout the region.  The newly renovated clinic offers comprehensive audiology services with state-of-the-art equipment.  This clinic serves as a source of teaching and research activities within the department.  The audiology program will also have new research space within the university expansion projects, anticipated to open in 2020. 
The Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is located on the Lubbock campus.  Lubbock, Texas, is home to more than 252,000 residents and offers small-town hospitality in the center of the South Plains region.  For more information visit
The TTUHSC offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package.  For information regarding our employee benefits package, visit:  Faculty members at TTUHSC are expected to demonstrate a commitment to scholarly activity and student success, in addition to meeting the TTUHSC Values-Based Culture (
Anticipated start date is August 1, 2020.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications

1. Audiology certification (CCC-A)
2. Eligible for Texas audiology license
3. Evidence of or potential for excellence in research and scholarship
4. Evidence of administrative responsibilities or potential for administrative responsibilities



HSC - Lubbock

Speech and Hearing Sci Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Full Professor


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Earned Ph.D Degree in Audiology or related area; Au.D degree will be considered with evidence of scholarly activity (teaching/clinical research).

*History of teaching and scholarship is a required qualification.

- 3 Letters of Reference are REQUIRED
- 5-year research plan is REQUIRED

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Salary Grade

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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