Purdue University

Location: West Lafayette IN


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 Audiology/Hearing Science. Researchers incorporating diverse methodologies to understand normal and/or disordered hearing are particularly encouraged to apply. Primary criteria are excellence in research and in teaching. A PhD in Audiology/Hearing Science or a related field is required. Essential duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The position is a 10-month appointment with an anticipated start date of August 2021.

The Department offers undergraduate and graduate education.  Graduate education includes MS-SLP, AuD and PhD programs, as well as dual-degree tracks (e.g., AuD/PhD, MS-SLP/PhD).   Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences is the principal occupant of the state-of-the-art Lyles-Porter Hall with an adjacent fMRI research facility. At this site, the Audiology Clinic, which serves as a Medicare provider, also provides diagnostic and rehabilitative services to infants through patients older than 100 and averages 1,900 patient visits a year.  SLHS is a diverse and collegial department, with 21 tenure track and 16 clinical faculty who 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. Researchers in SLHS share a strong network with the Department of Psychological Sciences, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Biological Sciences, and programs/centers (e.g. Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, Center on Aging and the Life Course).

To be assured full consideration, complete applications should be received by January 5, 2021. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2021 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: (https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=11852&company=purdueuniv). In addition, three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s potential in both research and teaching should be sent to Teasha McKinley (teasha@purdue.edu)  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. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Elizabeth Strickland, (estrick@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue is an ADVANCED institution.

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


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