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University of Minnesota Physicians Director of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

Director of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is searching for an assistant/associate/full professor level candidate to lead its Audiology program. We are searching for a candidate with a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic productivity. The successful candidate will provide clinical audiology leadership in a multi-subspecialty Audiology program which is well integrated into the clinical and research mission of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

It is expected that the candidate will develop a clinical practice in their area of expertise. It is also expected that the candidate will develop a research program. Interaction and collaboration with the department’s basic and translational scientists is also desired where possible.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical and academic leadership in audiology to audiology practitioners at MHealth Fairview and Otolaryngology faculty, focusing on the Division of Otology and Neurotology.

  • Assume clinical leadership responsibilities in collaboration with the Neurotology Division Chief, and in partnership with the administrative dyad partner from MHealth Fairview Audiology leadership.

  • Develop new clinical programs to ensure that the University of Minnesota remains in the forefront in diagnostic and treatment options.

  • Responsible for on-going competency and clinical training of audiology practitioners.

  • Bring visibility to established clinical programs in cochlear implantation and skull base surgery, and develop a tertiary care practice in vestibular disorders.

  • Academic responsibilities will include teaching residents, fellows, medical students as well as audiology practicum students and externs.

  • Initiate and maintain a research program focused on one or more areas of audiology, such as vestibular research, clinical neurophysiology, or cochlear implants.

  • Provide expertise and support for resident and fellow research in the area of expertise.

  • Where appropriate, initiate proposals for external funding.

Minimum Qualifications

  • We are seeking an individual with an academic doctorate in Audiology or Hearing Science in addition to a professional degree (e.g. MA/MS + PhD or AuD + PhD).

  • We are seeking an individual with a track record in a medical setting with demonstrated effective interaction and collaboration with physician colleagues.

  • The successful candidate must have experience as a clinical provider in one or more areas of audiology and/or vestibular sciences.

  • Possess strong communication skills and a proven track record to lead colleagues.

  • Possess or be able to obtain Audiology licensure in Minnesota.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of being successful in program development.

  • Evidence of ability to develop a cohesive clinical team.

  • Experience in mentoring students and trainees.

  • Active external funding is not a must, but is highly desirable, as are evidence of training and experience in seeking and/or successfully obtaining external funding.

  • National and international recognition is also desirable.

About the Department

To learn more about the Department of Otolaryngology, visit https://med.umn.edu/ent

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

For more than two decades, University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) has been the multi-specialty group practice for the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty. We serve the land grant mission of the University by providing high quality, innovative and leading-edge care to patients across the state of Minnesota and beyond.

We have world-leading experts in a broad range of specialties and primary care, are committed to the discovery of cures and treatments and provide patients access to the latest evidence-based care. University of Minnesota Physicians owns and operates specialty and family medicine clinics, employs more than 1,200 physicians and 2,400 providers and staff, and contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the University of Minnesota Medical School’s research and education priorities.

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