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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Michigan Medicine’s Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department, recently rated 1 st in the nation in the August edition of U.S. News & World Report, announces the availability of a twelve-month post-doctoral Audiology Fellowship with a focus on Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IOM) beginning in June, 2019. This is a salaried position with full medical benefits. There is some potential for the Fellow to become a permanent employee in the Department at the end of the Fellowship.

The IOM Fellow participates in preoperative, perioperative and postoperative evaluations of patients scheduled for otologic, head and neck, neurologic and selected other surgical inpatient and outpatient procedures that require cranial nerve monitoring. Audiologists monitor more than 700 surgical procedures each year using sensory and motor evoked potentials and electromyography for patients with conditions like acoustic neuroma, chronic ear disease, trigeminal neuralgia, head and neck cancer, congenital hearing loss requiring cochlear implantation etc.

Candidates must possess a graduate degree in Audiology from an accredited institution and be licensed as an audiologist in Michigan prior to beginning the position. Demonstrated clinical experience in clinical neurophysiology is a plus. The Fellow will work in Audiology (co-directed by Paul Kileny, Ph.D. and Bruce Edwards, Au.D.) with clinicians who assess and manage over 18,000 patients annually. The selected candidate may participate in clinical research endeavors during the Fellowship.

Interested candidates should use the UMHS online application process (link and job number below).

Responsibilities*

  • Under supervision, learn to provide intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring for head and neck, otology, pediatric otolaryngology and neurosurgery services at University Hospital, Mott Children’s Hospital, East Ann Arbor Ambulatory Surgical Center, Livonia Ambulatory Surgical Center, Brighton Center (three days per week)
  • Diagnostic assessment of patients seen in the Audiology outpatient clinics (two days per week)
  • Utilize the electronic medical record, audiologic and nerve monitoring software applications
  • Participate in case conferences, grand rounds, journal club, staff meetings, etc.

Required Qualifications*

  • Audiology graduate degree
  • State of Michigan Audiology license
  • Eligible for Michigan Medicine provider credentialing
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Clinical experience including diagnostic audiologic testing, auditory electrophysiology, hearing aids
  • Must have ability to collaborate within team that include audiologists, support personnel, audiology technicians, physicians, and nurses while being led by standardized policies and procedures

Desired Qualifications*

  • Coursework and experience in clinical neurophysiologic measurement and interpretation
  • Some experience or exposure to intraoperative monitoring
  • Experience working with a variety of providers and support staff
  • Experience with electronic medical record and audiometric software systems

Additional Information

This is a twelve month limited term position. At the end of the stated term, the appointment will end and will not be eligible for reduction-in-force benefits.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

The mission of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is to be the recognized leader in clinical care, education and scientific discovery. We seek sustainable excellence as:

  • Providers of world-class, compassionate and patient-centered care within a sophisticated multidisciplinary clinical delivery system
  • Innovative educators of students, residents, fellows and our professional colleagues such that we are the most sought-after training program in the country and trainers of the next generation of leaders and scientists in the field
  • Creators of knowledge that makes a difference in the lives of our patients
  • Responsible and innovative stewards of philanthropic, institutional and extramural resources
  • Leaders who enhance employee engagement, job satisfaction and career development for all members of the department and healthcare team
  • Exemplary role models for our students, trainees and colleagues
  • Developers of a business model with a strategic focus that assures long-lasting financial stability
  • Champions of a culture and climate that promotes inclusion, diversity and health equity.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.