The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology strives to provide the finest professional education in both speech-language pathology and audiology while maintaining an excellent pre-professional undergraduate degree. The program stresses excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly work by its faculty and students. As a component of the educational program, the department operates the UNT Speech and Hearing Center. The Center offers professional services to members of our campus community and the general public while providing clinical training for students. The Center offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders.
This position is responsible for providing clinical services in audiology as well as providing clinical supervision and instructional support to Audiology doctoral students who are required practicum hours for graduation with 1:1 supervision in clinical settings, through the provision and supervision of comprehensive audiology services to UNT Speech & Hearing Center clients. Duties include supervision of graduate students in: evaluation, diagnosing, and treatment of hearing and vestibular disorders; dispensing of hearing aids and assistive listening technology; and determination of patient needs for hearing therapy and rehabilitation beyond amplification devices.
Doctorate Degree in Audiology and four years of experience in Audiology clinical practice.
Two years’ experience with clinical supervision of AuD students.
License to practice in the State of Texas.
Certificate of Clinical Competency (Audiology) or Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (Audiology).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knows and follows best practices of the discipline and stays current with changes in the field.
- Knows and follows protocols of the UNT Speech and Hearing Center.
- Ability to examine and assess clients with hearing, balance or related ear problems.
- Ability to fit and dispense hearing aids.
- Ability to diagnose and administer relief for various hearing related issues including vertigo.
- Ability to counsel patients and families on ways to communicate using various communication methods.