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Job Announcement - Director of Research



Walter Reed Army Medical Center is proud to announce a job opening for the position of Research Director, Army Audiology and Speech Center. Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the flagship of the US Army health care system. It is currently located in Washington, DC and will be relocating in 2011 to the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

Please see a copy of the announcement below for additional information and point of contact. A hard copy of this announcement can be found at
http://www.avspeechlab.com/JobAnnouncement_Director of Research_2008.pdf


Director of Research

 

We anticipate having a position for Director of Research at the Army Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.  This position is for a senior-level researcher in auditory science and should be available in January, 2009.  It is a fully funded federal government position within Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  The Director of Research has overall responsibility for all research programs within the Army Audiology and Speech Center.  The Research Section consists of 12-14 researchers representing diverse disciplines including psychophysics, engineering, clinical audiology, speech science, and linguistics.  Six of the positions are permanently funded by the Medical Center, including the Director and five senior research scientists. The other positions within the labs are postdoctoral fellows and other support personnel salaried by competitive external funding. 

 

The primary duties of the Director are administration of the Research Section, conducting independent and collaborative research, and securing extramural funding.  The Director will conduct an active program of clinical and/or basic research relevant to the Army Audiology and Speech Center.  The salary and benefits are excellent, and the work environment is exceptional.  Candidates for the position must have a doctoral degree in audiology, hearing science, or a related field, experience in administration and management, and at least 10 years of research experience.  A publication record indicative of research productivity and a consistent history of attracting extramural funding are also necessary.  Walter Reed Army Medical Center is the flagship of the US Army health care system, and will be relocating in 2011 to the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.

 

For further information, or to discuss this position, please contact the current Director of Research, Dr. Harvey B. Abrams, at (202) 782-8601, email:  harvey.abrams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

 

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Ken W. Grant

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Army Audiology and Speech Center
Building 2, Room 6A53C
Washington, DC 20307-5001

Work: 202-782-8596
Fax: 202-782-9228

email: grant@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
web page: http://www.avspeechlab.com/

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