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PhD-level Research Audiologist job opening
Dear Auditory List,
We have a job opening for a PhD-level audiologist at the Starkey Hearing Research Center in Berkeley, CA. Details are below, and you can download a formatted pdf version at
RESEARCH AUDIOLOGIST POSITION AT THE
STARKEY HEARING RESEARCH CENTER
The ideal candidate will have:
? a Ph.D. in Audiology;
? extensive experience conducting experiments with hearing impaired subjects;
? expertise in speech tests and psychoacoustics;
? skills in the use of audiological and psychoacoustic instrumentation;
? an understanding of hearing aid technology and fitting systems;
? knowledge of the audiology research literature;
? knowledge of current hearing aid technology;
? familiarity with audiometer and real ear probe microphone measurements;
? good written and verbal communication skills;
? excellent organizational skills.
? work with research group members to design, execute and analyze experimental studies;
? contribute to the development of new research ideas;
? assist with recruiting and qualifying potential research subjects;
? run experimental protocols on research subjects;
? manage experimental documentation and procedures, including writing experimental protocols and final reports;
? maintain up-to-date knowledge on hearing aid technology and advances in audiology;
? publish research in audiology related journals, and present results at conferences;
? collaborate with university researchers;
? coordinate projects with audiology research group in Minnesota.
Starkey Laboratories is the largest hearing aid company in the United States. The Starkey Hearing Research Center, located one block from the UC Berkeley campus, is Starkey?s long-term research facility where scientific and engineering research is conducted and applied to long-term product development. Research areas include psychoacoustics, speech perception, cognition, and novel signal processing schemes. The Center is actively involved with university researchers worldwide.
Compensation will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate and includes a 401K plan and health care benefits.
Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume to:
Brent Edwards, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Starkey Hearing Research Center