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postdoc position in binaural hearing and cochlear implants in children and adults
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An NIH-funded position for a postdoctoral researcher or research associate is
available in the Binaural Hearing and Speech Lab at the University of
Wisconsin – Waisman Center.
Our research program focuses on psychophysical studies in adults and children
who use bilateral cochlear implants; development of spatial hearing abilities
in children with normal hearing; directional hearing in adults with normal
hearing. We are also conducting behavioral studies in cats who receive
bilateral cochlear implants.
This position offers the opportunity to make a substantial intellectual
contribution to this developing area of research. This is a 24-month
grant-funded position. Continued employment is subject to availability of
additional funds. Individuals with a Ph.D. in Communicative Disorders,
Neuroscience, Psychology or a related field are encouraged to apply.
Individuals will be expected to work with the mentor to write an NIH postdoc
grant application. Preferred qualifications include: Experience with
psychophysics, behavioral testing of children and/or adults. Experience with
hearing research, acoustics, clinical audiology. Persons with a strong
background in DSP and mastery of Matlab and/or C++ are encouraged to apply.
Applications for employment will be accepted electronically only. Interested
candidates must submit: a current curriculum vita and cover letter describing
qualifications, research, experience and career goals and names, addresses and
daytime phone numbers of three professional references. In addition to these
documents please forward copies of transcripts.
To inquire further, please contact:
Ruth Litovsky, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Waisman Center
Tel: 608-262-7483 or 262-5045
The position will remain open until filled.