University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Location: Denver, CO

University of Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine

Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

Director of Audiology

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (Open Rank)

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Nature of Work

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (DOHNS) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking applicants for the full time position of Director of Audiology.   Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.  This senior leadership position will be responsible for clinical, educational, research and administrative oversight of the Audiology Service at the University of Colorado Hospital and its satellite facilities and the development of these programs within the DOHNS in the School of Medicine.  The Director of Audiology will be responsible for expanding educational and research opportunities on-campus, community collaboration, and continuing improvements in the patient experience and clinical flow. Audiologic evaluations on a part time basis are expected to appreciate and improve the patient experience. An audiologist with clinical and administrative experience and a track record in clinical, translational and/or outcomes research and graduate education is preferred.

The DOHNS mission is to provide outstanding, cutting-edge clinical care, research, and state-of-the-art training. Our group of highly trained audiologists works in partnership with the otologic faculty to offer a full range of adult and children's services for deaf, hard-of-hearing and dizzy patients.  We see over 14,000 patient visits per year at the University of Colorado Hospital. The Audiology Service through the University of Colorado Hospital has 17 audiologists on staff. Additionally, there are 2 audiologists providing services at the CU Medicine Otolaryngology-Audiology practice located in Highlands Ranch, CO. Services provided include the full range of audiology, including diagnosis of hearing loss, rehabilitation, and vestibular evaluations. Graduate student education is a major part of our daily activities with trainees from the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the Boulder Campus and other universities for their 4th year clinical experience.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university, offering more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With a solid award-winning faculty of renowned researchers and clinicians, the academic reputation of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities, and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. The campus currently has over $553 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of affiliated health care facilities are present throughout the Metropolitan Denver and front range of the State of Colorado.

School of Medicine researchers have a proven record of success and expertise in innovation, discovery and commercialization of therapies, drugs and medical devices. With a reputation for delivering results, its outstanding faculty members translate basic sciences into medical breakthroughs that are helping people around the world.  In 2019, over $553 million in research and training grants and contracts was awarded to Anschutz Medical Campus researchers.

Professional Field


Examples of Work Performed

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of audiological and vestibular evaluation services at UCH and sites affiliated with CU Medicine freestanding practices
  • Overall responsibility for hiring, terminating and reviews of the audiological staff, including audiologists and audiology technicians
  • Establishing and managing UCH audiologic budgets and equipment purchase
  • Supervise the hearing aid dispensing services
  • Working with physician providers in developing patient educational materials and outreach programs
  • Serve as administrative liaison between UCH and DOHNS for credentialing and other related requirements
  • Support otologic physician activities in patient evaluation
  • Develop auditory translational research activities in the School of Medicine
  • Compete for local and national grant funding from NIH and auditory appliance companies
  • Collaborate with the SLHS Department at CU Boulder in providing clinical teaching for audiology graduate students
  • Overall supervision of the 4th year audiology clerkships
  • Oversee otolaryngology resident teaching in audiology

Supervision Received

The Director of Audiology reports to the Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Herman Jenkins, MD.

Supervision Exercised

The Director of Audiology will supervise other employees.

Salary Range

Assistant Professor: The salary range  for this position has been established at $85,000 – $137,000.

Associate Professor: The salary range  for this position has been established at $95,000 – $147,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Assistant Professor:
    • Ph.D. in Audiology
    • Ability to obtain a Colorado license
    • 3+ years of clinical and research experience at rank or equivalent experience
  • Associate Professor:
    • Ph.D. in Audiology
    • Ability to obtain a Colorado license
    • 5+ years of clinical and research experience at rank or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications are the same for all ranks.

  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience in a large audiology practice in an urban center providing comprehensive audiology services.
  • Proven track record in obtaining extramural funding

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • Proven track record of mentorship and leadership
  • Strong history of collaboration
  • Competitive for external research funding

Must meet all minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 21191

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule : Full-time
Posting Date: May 11, 2021
Posting Contact Name: Lauren Ford
Posting Contact Email:
Position Number: 00007518

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